Genotypic Variance Components

Functionalities to compute model based genetic components i.e. genotypic variance, phenotypic variance and heritability for given traits of different genotypes from replicated data using methodology explained by Burton, G. W. & Devane, E. H. (1953) () and Allard, R.W. (2010, ISBN:8126524154).


gvcR contains functions to calculate Genotypic Variance, Phenotypic Variance and Heritability.


Use devtools to install the development version from Github:

if(!require("devtools")) install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github('MYaseen208/gvcR', build_vignettes = TRUE)


This package is free and open source software, licensed under GPL.


Changes in gvcR Version 0.1.0

New Features

  • First version of gvcR

Reference manual

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0.1.0 by Muhammad Yaseen, a year ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Muhammad Yaseen [aut, cre] , Sami Ullah [aut, ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports dplyr, eda4treeR, lme4, magrittr, stats

Suggests testthat

See at CRAN