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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Repeated Traits
  2. Contemporary Grouping
  3. Truncation Selection
  4. Heritability
  5. BLUP Models
  1. a Measure of the strength of the relationship between P and BV for a trait in a population.
  2. b Selection based on performance above a certain level.
  3. c Traits for which individual animals have multiple performance records. (milk production, calf weaning weight)
  4. d Grouping animals that experience similar environmental effects.
  5. e Best Linear Unbiased Prediction. Enables large scale genetic evaluation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Correlation between true BV and predicted breeding value for a trait in a population.
  2. Strictness of selection criteria.
  3. Rate at which selected individuals replace existing parents in the population.
  4. Measure of the strength of the relationship between repeated records for a trait in a population.
  5. Ratio of individual performance compared to contemporary group mean.

5 True/False questions

  1. Accurate MeasurementCorrelation between true BV and predicted breeding value for a trait in a population.

          

  2. RegressionIndicator of the expected change in one trait relative to change in another trait in a population.

          

  3. Producing Abilityperformance potential for a repeated trait in an individual.

          

  4. Gene Combination ValueImportant for individual performance

          

  5. Rate of Genetic ChangeRate at which selected individuals replace existing parents in the population.