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2008

Books and Book Chapters

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Publications - Refereed

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Other

Journal Articles - Refereed

Journal Articles - Other

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Software Development

Theses


Books and Book Chapters

van der Werf, J; Graser, H-U, Frankham, R and Gondro, C (Eds) (2008).  “Adaptation and Fitness in Animal Populations. Evolutionary and Breeding Perspectives on Genetic Resource Management.” Springer.

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers - Refereed

 

 

Conference, Workshop and Seminar Papers – Other

Bunter, K L; Henzell, A; Hermesch, S; Jones, R; Kinghorn, B; Larochelle, M; Luxford, B G; Marois , D; Mérour, I; Smits, R; Walters, R and Wiseman, J (2008). "Pig Genetics Workshop Notes", Armidale, 22-23 October, pp 1-109.

Swan, A A  (2008).  “The economics of litter size in meat sheep.” The Helen Newton Turner Memorial International Workshop on Using the Booroola (FecB) gene in sheep breeding programs, 10-12 November 2008, Pune, India. 158 (Invited).

 

Journal Articles - Refereed

Bunter, K L; Bennett, C; Luxford, B G and Graser, H-U (2008).  “Sire breed comparisons for meat and eating quality traits in Australian pig populations”.  Animal 2 (8):1168-1177.

Cloete, S W P; Brand, Z; Bunter, K L and Malecki, I A (2008).  “Direct responses in breeding values to selection of ostriches for liveweight and reproduction.”  Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 48:1314-1319.

Cloete, S W P; Engelbrecht, A; Olivier, J J and Bunter, K L (2008).  “Deriving a preliminary breeding objective for commercial ostriches: an overview.”  Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 48:1247-1256.

Ding, M; Tier, B; Yan, W; Wu, H X; Powell, M B and Mc Rae, T A (2008).  “Application of GGE biplot analysis to evaluate genotype (G), environment (E), and G×E interaction on Pinus radiata: a case study.”  New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 38 (1):132-142.

Ding, M; Tier, B; Dutkowski, G; Wu, H X; Powell, M B and Mc Rae, T A (2008).  “Multi-environment trial analysis for Pinus radiata.”  New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 38 (1):143-159.

Hermesch, S (2008).  “Genetic relationships between composition of pork bellies and performance, carcase and meat quality traits.”  Animal 2 (8):1178-1185.

Huisman, A E; Brown, D J, Ball, A J and Graser, H -U (2008) Genetic parameters for body weight, wool, and disease resistance and reproduction traits in Merino sheep: 1. Description of traits, model comparison, variance components and their ratios, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 48(9): 1177-1185

Huisman, A E and Brown, D J (2008) Genetic parameters for body weight, wool, and disease resistance and reproduction traits in Merino sheep: 2. Genetic relationships between body weight traits and other traits, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 48(9): 1186-1193

Intaratham, W; Koonawootrittriron, S; Sopannarath, P; Graser, H-U and Tumwasorn, S (2008).  “Genetic parameters and annual trends for birth and weaning weights of a Northeastern Thai indigenous cattle line.”  Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 21(4):478-483.

Meyer, K (2008).  “Likelihood calculations to evaluate experimental designs to estimate genetic variances.”  Heredity 101 (3):212-221.

Meyer, K (2008).  “Estimation of genetic parameters: it takes three to tango.”  Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics125 (6):361-362.

Meyer, K (2008).  “Parameter expansion for estimation of reduced rank covariance matrices.”  Genetics Selection Evolution 40 (1):3-24.

Meyer, K and Kirkpatrick, M (2008).  “Perils of parsimony: Properties of reduced-rank estimates of genetic covariance matrices.”  Genetics 180 (2):1153-1166.

Raadsma, H W; Moser, G; Crump, R E; Khatkar, M S; Zenger, K R; Cavanagh, J A L; Hawken, R J; Hobbs, M; Barris, W; Solkner, J; Nicholas, F W and Tier, B (2008).  “Predicting genetic merit for mastitis and fertility in dairy cattle using genome wide selection and high density SNP screens”.  Animal Genomics for Health (Developments in Biologicals) 132: 219-223.

Swan, A A; Purvis, I W and Piper, L R (2008).  “Genetic parameters for yearling wool production, wool quality and bodyweight traits in fine wool Merino sheep.” Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 48 (9):1168-1176.

 

Journal Articles - Other

 

 

Reports, Monographs and Technical Bulletins

Hermesch, S and Marois, D  (2008).  Genetic parameters for performance traits and reproductive traits of the sow. Confidential Report to Génétiporc, March 2008.

McRae. T A; Li, L; Tier, B; Powell, M B; Pilbeam, D J; Dutkowski, G W; Kerr, R J and Hutchinson, C (2008).   STBA Technical Report TR07-05IP – “An advanced genetic evaluation system for forest tree improvement (TREEPLAN®)”, March 2008.

Pham Thi, K D and Hermesch, S (2008).  ATSE Crawford Fund Fellowship 2007 Report. Final Report. June 2008.

Powell, M B; McRae, T A; Pilbeam, D J; Dutkowski, G W and Kerr, R J; Tier, B; Li, L, and Wu, H X (2008). STBA Technical Report TR08-01 - "STBA TREEPLAN® Genetic Values For Pinus Radiata", September 2008.

Pilbeam, D J; McRae, T A; Powell, M B; Tier, B; Li, L; Dutkowski, G W and Kerr, R J (2008). STBA Technical Report TR08-05 - "STBA TREEPLAN® Genetic Values for Eucalyptus Globulus", October 2008.

Swain, B; Swan, A; Ramsay, A; Brewer, H; Casey, A and Hygate, L (2008). Merino Superior Sires 13. Central Test Sire Evaluation Results. ISSN 1323-4609. http://www.merinosuperiorsires.com/doc.php?doc_id=161

Swan, A (2008).  “Getting up to speed with reproduction in Sheep Genetics.” The Breeders Bulletin, Spring 2008, MLA , Armidale, Australia.

Swan, A; Swain, B; Casey, A; Ramsay, A and Brewer, H (2008).  Merino Superior Sires 14.  Central Test Sire Evaluation Results. ISSN 1323-4609. http://www.merinosuperiorsires.com/doc.php?doc_id=187

 

Seminars, Presentations and Talks to Outside Bodies

Bunter, K L (2008). Invited speaker at the Pan Pacific Expo 2008: Bunter, K L and Luxford, B G. "What would happen to genetic progress in the Australian pig herd with cloned sire lines?"

Bunter, K L (2008). Presented at the British Pig Breeders Round Table Meeting, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom (April 2008). Bunter, K L; Hermesch, S; Luxford, B G and Jones, R "Feed intake of growing gilts, lactating sows and associations with other traits".

Hermesch, S and Bunter, K L (2008). Genetic influences on aspects of lactation performance. Invited presentation at Pork CRC "Increasing Lactation Yield" workshop, 11th - 12th September, 2008, Melbourne.

 

Software Development

 

 

Theses

Ding, M (2008).  The analysis of genotype by environment interaction in Pinus Radiata of southern Australia. PhD Thesis, UNE.

Hansson, A (2008).  Potential for genetic improvement of Sydney Rock Oysters. Masters Thesis, UNE.

Worsnop, C (2008).  Estimation of breeding values for animals selectively slaughtered. Masters Thesis, UNE.