Marker-Based Estimation of Heritability in Immortal Populations

@article{Kruijer2014MarkerBasedEO,
  title={Marker-Based Estimation of Heritability in Immortal Populations},
  author={Willem Kruijer and Martin P. Boer and Marcos Malosetti and P{\'a}draic J. Flood and Bas Engel and Rik Kooke and Joost J. B. Keurentjes and Fred A. van Eeuwijk},
  journal={Genetics},
  year={2014},
  volume={199},
  pages={379 - 398}
}
Heritability is a central parameter in quantitative genetics, from both an evolutionary and a breeding perspective. For plant traits heritability is traditionally estimated by comparing within- and between-genotype variability. This approach estimates broad-sense heritability and does not account for different genetic relatedness. With the availability of high-density markers there is growing interest in marker-based estimates of narrow-sense heritability, using mixed models in which genetic… 
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