by Commonwealth Bureau of Animal Breeding and Genetics in London .
Written in English
Reprinted from Animal breeding abstracts, 40:2, 1972.
|Series||Reprint -- 93|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||213|
Heritability is a statistic used in the fields of breeding and genetics that estimates the degree of variation in a phenotypic trait in a population that is due to genetic variation between individuals in that population. It measures how much of the variation of a trait can be attributed to variation of genetic factors, as opposed to variation of environmental factors. Estimating the genetic and environmental variances for multivariate and function-valued phenotypes poses problems for estimation and interpretation. Even when the phenotype of interest has a large number of dimensions, most variation is typically associated with a small number of principal components (eigen-vectors or eigenfunctions). We propose an approach that directly estimates these. The topic of the book is Mendelian Randomization (MR), a form of instrument variable (IV) analysis using genetic factors as instruments. I enjoyed reading the book very much. The authors give an excellent overview of the assumptions and statistics underlying MR and the book achieves a good balance between methods and theory, case studies. Estimation of Genetic Parameters Karin Meyer Institute of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh University, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, Scotland Introduction In animal breeding, knowledge of the genetic properties of the traits we are interested in is the ﬁrst pre-requisite in establishing a .
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