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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Gene Combination Value
  2. Tandem Selection
  3. Producing Ability
  4. Selection Intensity
  5. Environmental Uniformity
  1. a Strictness of selection criteria.
  2. b performance potential for a repeated trait in an individual.
  3. c Important for individual performance
  4. d Manage animals to keep environmental effects as similar as possible across the population.
  5. e Select for one trait at a time. After reaching the target for the first trait begin selecting for the next trait.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Indicator of the expected change in one trait relative to change in another trait in a population.
  2. Measure of the strength of the relationship between P and BV for a trait in a population.
  3. Reduce potential measurement error, use most precise measurement as possible.
  4. Multiple trait selection reduces selection intensity compared to selection for a single trait.
  5. Nutrition, track conditions, illnesses

5 True/False questions

  1. CorrelationIndicator of the expected change in one trait relative to change in another trait in a population.

          

  2. Generation IntervalStrictness of selection criteria.

          

  3. Accuracy of SelectionCorrelation between true BV and predicted breeding value for a trait in a population.

          

  4. RepeatabilityMeasure of the strength of the relationship between repeated records for a trait in a population.

          

  5. Sire SummariesRatio of individual performance compared to contemporary group mean.

          

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