Improved precision of QTL mapping using a nonlinear Bayesian method in a multi-breed population leads to greater accuracy of across-breed genomic predictions
Kathryn E Kemper, Coralie M Reich, Philip J Bowman, Christy J vander Jagt, Amanda J Chamberlain, Brett A Mason, Benjamin J Hayes, Michael E Goddard
Genetics Selection Evolution | BMC | Published : 2015
Awarded by Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme
Authors thank Gert Nieuwhof and Kon Konstantinov from the Australian Dairy Herd Improvement Scheme (ADHIS) and the Dairy Futures Co-operative Research Centre for the provision of data and resources to conduct this research. The Australian Red Breed Association, Holstein Australia, Jersey Australia and many dairy farmers are warmly thanked for sample collection. This research was supported under Australian Research Council's Discovery Projects funding scheme (project DP1093502). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Australian Research Council.