Index selection for genetic improvement of quantitative characters


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. 
DOI: 10.1007/BF00281316

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