Designs and methods to detect QTL for production traits based on mapped genetic markers

J.A.M. van Arendonk, H. Bovenhuis

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Abstract

This chapter presents the background on the design and analysis of quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping experiments in poultry. The mapping of QTL for genetic evaluation and selection are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPoultry Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology
EditorsW.M. Muir, S.E. Aggrey
Place of PublicationWallingford, United Kingdom
PublisherCABI
Chapter24
Pages439-464
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780851996608
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • animal breeding
  • quantitative genetics
  • quantitative traits
  • genetic markers
  • gene mapping
  • genetic mapping

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