Paul PM Stothard
Contact via University of Alberta
Key Research Areas
Recent Research Projects
Identifying functional gene variants and non-additive effects to enhance the power of genomic selection of purebred pigs for crossbred performance
2016/17-2019/20 • $408,000 • PI,CO
Genetically improving lean meat yield and pork quality is a key approach for the Canadian swine industry to enhance global competitiveness and overall profitability. Genomically enhanced estimated breeding values (GEBVs) are based on DNA marker genotypes and effects. GEBVs are used to increase...