Index selection for genetic improvement of quantitative characters

@article{Lin1978IndexSF,
  title={Index selection for genetic improvement of quantitative characters},
  author={Crystal Yan Lin},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={1978},
  volume={52},
  pages={49-56}
}
This paper reviews the basic theory and summarizes various modifications of the selection index. The limitations of selection index are discussed in four parts: (1) changes of parameters due to selection. (2) sampling errors of parameter estimation. (3) evaluation of relative economic weights and (4) internal deterrents to index selection. 
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