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Review article - Peer-reviewed, 2023

The big challenge for livestock genomics is to make sequence data pay

Johnsson, Martin

Abstract

This paper will argue that one of the biggest challenges for livestock genomics is to make whole-genome sequencing and functional genomics applicable to breeding practice. It discusses potential explanations for why it is so difficult to consistently improve the accuracy of genomic prediction by means of whole-genome sequence data, and three potential attacks on the problem.

Keywords

genomics; animal breeding; genomic prediction; whole-genome sequence; quantitative genetics

Published in

Peer Community Journal
2023, Volume: 3, article number: e67

    SLU Authors

    UKÄ Subject classification

    Animal and Dairy Science

    Publication Identifiers

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.24072/pcjournal.300

    Permanent link to this page (URI)

    https://res.slu.se/id/publ/123486