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1996

Books

Refereed Publications

Published Conference Proceedings

Theses


Books

Bovenhuis, H. and Meuwissen, T. (1996) Detection and Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci, AGBU-University of New England, Armidale, 189pp.

 

Refereed Publications

Bowman, P.J., Visscher, P.M. and Goddard, M.E. (1996) "Customized selection indices for dairy bulls in Australia", Anim.Sci. 62: 939-403.

Brash L.D., Wray, N.R. and Goddard, M.E. (1996) "Use of MOET in Merino breeding programs. A practical and economic appraisal", Anim.Sci. 62: 241-254.

Grignola, F.E., Hoeschele, I. and Tier, B. (1996) "Mapping quantitative trait loci in outcross populations via residual maximum likelihood. I. Methodology", Gen. Sel. Evol. 28(6): 479-490.

Hardner, C., Borralho, N., Tier, B., Miller, S. and Goddard, M. (1996), "Accounting for dominance and inbreeding in genetic evaluations using individual tree mixed models" in Dieters, M.J., Matheson, A.C., Nikles, D.G., Harwood, C.E. and Walker, S.M. (eds), Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry. Proc. QFRI-IUFRO Conf., Caloundra, Qld., 27 October-1 November.

Johnston, D.J. and Bunter, K.L. (1996) "Days to calving in Angus cattle: Genetic and environmental effects, and covariances with other traits", Livestock Production Science 45(1): 13-22.

Johnston, D.J., Chandler, H. and Graser, H.-U. (1996) "Genetic parameters for cow weight and condition score in Angus, Hereford and Poll Hereford cattle", Aust. J. of Agri. Res. 47(8): 1251-1260.

Kerr, R.J and Kinghorn, B.P. (1996) "An efficient algorithm for segregation analysis in large populations", Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 113(6): 457-469.

Meuwissen, T.H.E. and Goddard, M.E. (1996), "The use of marker haplotypes in animal breeding schemes", Gen Sel. Evol., 28: 161-176.

Meyer, K. and Smith, S.P. (1996) "Restricted maximum likelihood estimation for animal models using derivatives of the likelihood", Gen. Sel. Evol. 28(1): 23-49.

Robinson, D.L. (1996) "Estimation and interpretation of direct and maternal genetic parameters for the weights of Australian Angus cattle", Livestock Production Science 45(1): 1-11.

Robinson, D.L. (1996) "Models which might explain negative correlations between direct and maternal genetic effects, Livestock Production Science 45(2/3): 111-122.

Tholen, E., Bunter, K., Hermesch, S. and Graser, H.-U. (1996), "The genetic foundation of fitness and reproduction traits in Australian pig populations. I. Genetic parameters for weaning to concephon interval, farrowing interval and stayability", Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 47(8): 1261-1274.

Tholen, E., Bunter, K., Hermesch, S. and Graser, H.-U. (1996), "The genetic foundation of fitness and reproduction traits in Australian pig populations. II. Relationships between weaning to concephon interval, farrowing interval, stayability and other common reproduction and production traits" Aust. J. of Agri. Res. 47(8): 1275-1290.

Wilton, J.W. and Goddard, M.E. (1996), "Selection for Carcass and Feedlot Traits Considering Alternative Slaughter End Points and Optimized Management", J. of Anim. Sci. 74(1): 37-45.

 

Published Conference Proceedings

Barwick, S.A. and Johnston, D.J. (1996), "BREEDOBJECT: A multiple trait selection aid for beef breeders", Proc. Beef Improvement Federation 28th Research Symposium and Annual Meeting of the Beef Improvement Federation, Birmingham, AL, USA, 15-18 August, pp 159-164.

Kerr, R.J., Jarvis, S.F. and Goddard, M (1996), "The use of genetic markers in tree breeding programs". In Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry, QFRI-IUFRO Conference, Caloundra, October (1996) Vol 2, pp.498-505.

Nicol, D.C. and Barwick, S.A. (1996), "The relative importance of different traits". Proceedings of Feeder Steer School, Armidale, June 1996 Cattle and Beef Industries Meat Quality CRC and NSW Agriculture, pp 15-18.

Wiggans, G. and Goddard, M.E. (1996) "A computationally feasible test day model with separate first and later lactation genetic effects". Proceedings of the Interbull annual meeting Veldhoven, The Netherlands, 23-24 June, Bulletin No 14: 118-123.

Wiggans, G. and Goddard, M.E. (1996) "A computationally feasible test day model with separate first and later lactation genetic effects". Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Vol 56, pp 19-21.

 

Theses

Hermesch, S. (1996), "Genetic parameters for lean meat yield, meat quality, reproduction and feed efficiency traits for Australian pigs. PHD thesis, University of New England.