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Random Generation of MVN Breeding Values and Phylogenetic Effects

Random Generation of MVN Breeding Values and Phylogenetic Effects

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Usage
rbv(pedigree, G, nodes="ALL", scale=TRUE, ggroups=NULL, gmeans=NULL)
Arguments
pedigree

ordered pedigree with 3 columns id, dam and sire or a phylo object.

G

(co)variance matrix

nodes

effects for pedigree/phylogeny nodes to be returned. The default, nodes="ALL" returns effects for all individuals in a pedigree or nodes in a phylogeny (including ancestral nodes). For phylogenies nodes="TIPS" returns effects for the tips only, and for pedigrees a vector of ids can be passed to nodes specifying the subset of individuals for which animal effects are returned.

scale

logical: should a phylogeny (needs to be ultrametric) be scaled to unit length (distance from root to tip)?

ggroups

optional; vector of genetic groups

gmeans

matrix of mean breeding value for genetic groups (rows) by traits (columns)

Value

matrix of breeding values/phylogenetic effects

Aliases
  • rbv
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(bird.families)
bv<-rbv(bird.families, diag(2))
# }
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