Genomic Breeding Tools: Genetic Variance Prediction and Cross-Validation

The main attribute of 'PopVar' is the prediction of genetic variance in bi-parental populations, from which the package derives its name. 'PopVar' contains a set of functions that use phenotypic and genotypic data from a set of candidate parents to 1) predict the mean, genetic variance, and superior progeny value of all, or a defined set of pairwise bi-parental crosses, and 2) perform cross-validation to estimate genome-wide prediction accuracy of multiple statistical models. More details are available in Mohammadi, Tiede, and Smith (2015, ). A dataset 'think_barley.rda' is included for reference and examples.


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1.3.0 by Jeffrey Neyhart, a year ago

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Authors: Tyler Tiede [aut] , Jeffrey Neyhart [aut, ctb, cre] , Mohsen Mohammadi [ctb] , Kevin Smith [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports BGLR, qtl, rrBLUP, stats, utils, methods, parallel

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN