21. Marker-Assisted Selection and Introgression

  1. D. J. Balding4,
  2. M. Bishop5 and
  3. C. Cannings6
  1. L. Moreau1,
  2. F. Hospital2 and
  3. J. Whittaker3

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch21

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Moreau, L., Hospital, F. and Whittaker, J. (2007) Marker-Assisted Selection and Introgression, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 5

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 6

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    INRA, UMR de Génétique Végétale, Ferme du Moulon, France

  2. 2

    INRA, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France

  3. 3

    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • least-squares estimation;
  • phenotypic variance;
  • crossvalidation-based estimate;
  • mixed model formulation;
  • spatial heterogeneity genetic value;
  • Gaussian distribution;
  • additive genetic variance–covariance matrix;
  • marker haplotype;
  • marker-assisted introgression;
  • marker-assisted gene pyramiding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Marker-assisted Selection: Inbred Line Crosses

  • Marker-assisted selection: outbred populations

  • Marker-assisted Introgression

  • Marker-assisted Gene Pyramiding

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References