Research Output per year
This multi-actor team will develop tools for: multi-breed selection for R&E, characterisation of diverse farm environments, large-scale phenotyping of R&E using on-farm technology, on-farm management of breeding and culling decisions, and predicting the consequences for farm resilience of changing breeding and management. These tools are designed to be applicable under commercial conditions at the end of the project. They will allow increased use of the genomic diversity in cattle breeds, e.g. use of selective cross-breeding to best exploit the local production environment. They will also allow farm managers, their advisors, and policy-makers, to assess the relative importance of breeding for animal resilience vs breeding for efficiency, with respect to system resilience. As such GenTORE will not only enable the use of genomic information to facilitate predictive biology of efficiency- and resilience-related traits, but will also increase resilience of livestock production in the face of current and future challenges of climate change and food security.
|Effective start/end date||1/06/17 → 31/05/22|
Exploration of variance, autocorrelation, and skewness of deviations from lactation curves as resilience indicators for breedingPoppe, M., Veerkamp, R. F., van Pelt, M. L. & Mulder, H. A., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 2, p. 1667-1684
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference paper
Activities per year
Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation