Estimation of Genetic Parameters and Genetic Trends for Wool Production and Quality for the Uruguayan Merino.

@inproceedings{Ciappesoni2006EstimationOG,
  title={Estimation of Genetic Parameters and Genetic Trends for Wool Production and Quality for the Uruguayan Merino.},
  author={Carlos Gabriel Ciappesoni and O. Ravagnolo and David Gimeno and Fabio Montossi and Ignacio De Barbieri},
  year={2006}
}
INTRODUCTION Between 1995 and 2000, the Association of the Uruguayan Merino Breeders of Uruguay (SCMAU) with the support of the Uruguayan Wool Secretarial (SUL) developed Central Progeny Centers (PTC). In these PTC, Uruguayan and Australian rams were genetically evaluated. The international wool market tendencies have shown the economical advantages of producing fine and superfine, where the Uruguayan Merino producers and their related institutes and associations decided to begin a national… CONTINUE READING

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