WOMBAT – A program for Mixed Model Analyses by Restricted Maximum Likelihood

Some publications citing or using WOMBAT

[2007, article]
Piper, L. R., Swan, A. A., & Brewer, H. G. (2007). Is increased fleece weight associated with reduced reproduction rate? Results from long term multi-trait selection flocks. Proc. Assoc. Advmt. Anim. Breed. Genet., 17, 103-106.
[2007, article]
Szwaczkowski, T., Wezyk, S., Stanislawska-Barczak, E., Badowski, J., Bielinska, H., & Wolc, A. (2007). Genetic variability of body weight in two goose strains under long-term selection. Journal of Applied Genetics, 48(3), 253-260.
[2007, article]
Postma, E., & Charmantier, A. (2007). What 'animal models' and cannot tell ornithologists about the genetics of wild populations. J. Ornithology, 148, 633-642.
[2007, article]
Crews, D. H., & Wang, Z. (2007). Illustration of the maternal animal model used for genetic evaluation of beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci., 85(7), 1842-1848.
[2007, article]
Johnston, D. J., Graser, H.-U., & Tier, B. (2007). {New Developments in Beef Cattle Genetic Evaluation in Australia}. Interbull Bulletin, 37, 9-11.
[2008, article]
Chenoweth, S. F., & Blows, M. W. (2008). QST meets the G matrix: the dimensionality of adaptive divergence in multiple correlated quantitative traits. Evolution, 62(6), 1437-1439.
[2008, article]
Hwang, J. M., Choi, J. G., Kim, H. C., Choy, Y. H., Kim, S., Lee, C., & Kim, J. B. (2008). Genetic relationship of gestation length with birth and weaning weight in Hanwoo (Bos Taurus Coreanae). Asian - Austral. J. Anim. Sci., 21, 633.
[2008, article]
Antonini, A. G., Corva, S. G., & Oyarzabal, M. I. (2008). Seleccion por tamano de camada en conejos para carne. BAG. Journal of Basic and Applied Genetics, 19, 01-07.
[2008, article]
Vatankhah, M., & Talebi, M. A. (2008). Heritability estimates and correlations between production and reproductive traits in Lori-Bakhtiari sheep in Iran. South Afric. J. Anim. Sci., 38(2), 110-118.
[2008, phdthesis]
Knight, E. ((2008). Improved iterative schemes for REML estimation of variance parameters in linear mixed models.). Unpublished PhD Thesis , University of Adelaide.

2009

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Jeyaruban, M. G., Johnston, D. J., & Graser, H.-U. (2009). Estimation of genotype x environment interactions for growth, fatness and reproductive traits in Australian Angus cattle. Anim. Prod. Sci., 49(1), 1-8.
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Kirkpatrick, M. (2009). Patterns of quantitative genetic variation in multiple dimensions. Genetica, 136, 271-284.
[2009, article | www]
Lôbo, R. N. B., Vieira, L. S., de Oliveira, A. A., Muniz, E. N., & da Silva, J. M. (2009). Genetic parameters for faecal egg count, packed-cell volume and body-weight in Santa Inês lambs. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 32(2), 228-294.
[2009, article]
Boligon, A. A., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Baldi, F., Lobo, R. B., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2009). Multi-trait and random regression mature weight heritability and breeding value estimates in Nelore cattle. South African Journal of Animal Science, 39(Supplement 1), 145-148.
[2009, article | www]
Valdar, W., Mott, H. C. C. R., & Flint, J. (2009). Mapping in structured populations by resample model averaging. Genetics, 182, 1263-1277.
[2009, article]
Sheikhloo, M., Shodja, J., Pirany, N., Alijani, S., & Sayadnejad, M. B. (2009). Genetic evaluation and calculating daughter yield deviation of bulls in Iranian Holstein cattle for milk and fat yields. Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 22, 611.
[2009, article | www]
McGlothlin, J. W., & Brodie, I. E. D. (2009). How to Measure Indirect Genetic Effects: The Congruence of Trait-Based and Variance-Partitioning Approaches. Evolution, 63, 1785-1795.
[2009, article | www]
Macedo, O. J., Barbin, D., & Mourão, G. B. (2009). Genetic parameters for post weaning growth of Nellore cattle using polinomyals and trigonometric functions in random regression models. Scientia Agricola, 66(4), 522-528.
[2009, article | www]
Lobo, A. M. B. O., Lobo, R. N. B., Paiva, S. R., de Oliveira, S. M. P., & Faco, O. (2009). Genetic parameters for growth, reproductive and maternal traits in a multibreed meat sheep population. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 32, 761-770.
[2009, article | www]
Eroukhmanoff, F., Hargeby, A., & Svensson, E. I. (2009). Rapid adaptive divergence between ecotypes of an aquatic isopod inferred from F ST-Q ST analysis. Molecular Ecology, 18(23), 4912-4923.
[2009, article | www]
Zhang, Z., Buckler, E. S., Casstevens, T. M., & Bradbury, P. J. (2009). Software engineering the mixed model for genome-wide association studies on large samples. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 10(6), 664-675.
[2009, article]
Maenhout, S., De Baets, B., & Haesaert, G. (2009). CoCoa: a software tool for estimating the coefficient of coancestry from multilocus genotype data. Bioinformatics, 25(20), 2753-2754.
[2009, article | www]
Coombs, J. A., Letcher, B. H., & Nislow, K. H. (2009). Pedagog: software for simulating eco-evolutionary population dynamics. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10(3), 558-563.
[2009, article | www]
Mitchell, K. A., & Hoffmann, A. A. (2009). Thermal ramping rate influences evolutionary potential and species differences for upper thermal limits in Drosophila. Functional Ecology, 24(3), 694-700.
[2009, article | www]
McCairns, R. J. S., & Bernatchez, L. (2009). Adaptive divergence between freshwater and marine sticklebacks: Insights into the role of phenotypic plasticity from an integrated analysis of candidate gene expression. Evolution, 64(4), 1029-1047.

2010

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Blomquist, G. E. (2010). Heritability of individual fitness in female macaques. Evolutionary Ecology, 24, 657-669.
[2010, article | www]
Snelling, W. M., Allan, M. F., Keele, J. W., Kuehn, L. A., McDaneld, T., & Smith, T. P. L., et al. (2010). Genome-wide association study of growth in crossbred beef cattle. J. Anim Sci., 88, 837-848.
[2010, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Forni, S., Lobo, R. B., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Covariance functions for weights from birth to maturity in Nellore cows. J. Anim Sci., 88, 849-859.
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Wilson, A. J., Reale, D., Clements, M. N., Morrissey, M. M., Postma, E., & Walling, C. A., et al. (2010). An ecologist's guide to the animal model. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 13-26.
[2010, article | www]
Dobler, R., & Hosken, D. J. (2010). Response to selection and realized heritability of sperm length in the yellow dung fly (Scathophaga stercoraria). Heredity, 104, 61-66.
[2010, article | www]
Paez, D. J., Morrissey, M. B., Bernatchez, L., & Dodson, J. J. (2010). The genetic basis of early-life morphological traits and their relation to alternative male reproductive tactics in Atlantic salmon. Evolutionary Biology, 23(4), 757-768.
[2010, article]
Abou Khadiga, G., Youssef, Y. M. K., Saleh, K., Nofal, R. Y., & Baselga, M. (2010). Genetic trend in selection for litter weight in two maternal lines of rabbits in Egypt. World Rabbit Science, 18, 27-32.
[2010, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., Silva, J. A. V., Sesana, R. C., Sesana, J. C., Junqueira, J. B., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Estimation of genetic parameters for body weights, scrotal circumference, and testicular volume measured at different ages in Nellore cattle. J. Anim. Sci., 88(4), 1215-1219.
[2010, article | www]
Chenoweth, S. F., Rundle, H. D., & Blows, M. W. (2010). The Contribution of Selection and Genetic Constraints to Phenotypic Divergence. The American Naturalist, 175(2), 186-196.
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Doerksen, T. K., & Herbinger, C. M. (2010). Impact of reconstructed pedigrees on progeny-test breeding values in red spruce. Tree Genetics and Genomes, 6(4), 591-600.
[2010, article | www]
Klingenberg, C. P., Debat, V., & Roff, D. A. (2010). Quantitative genetics of shape in cricket wings: Developmental integration in a functional structure. Evolution, 64(10), 2935-2951.
[2010, article | www]
Oliveira, K. A. P., Lôbo, R. N. B., & Facó, O. (2010). Genetic evaluation of partial growth trajectory of Santa Inês breed using random regression models. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 39, 1029-1036.
[2010, article | www]
Kariuki, C. M., Ilatsia, E. D., Wasike, C. B., Kosgey, I. S., & Kahi, A. K. (2010). Genetic evaluation of growth of Dorper sheep in semi-arid Kenya using random regression models. Small Ruminant Research, 93(2--3), 126-134.
[2010, article | www]
Baldi, F., Albuquerque, L. G., & Alencar, M. M. (2010). Random regression models on Legendre polynomials to estimate genetic parameters for weights from birth to adult age in Canchim cattle. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 127(4), 289-299.
[2010, article | www]
Vatankhah, M., & Salehi, S. A. (2010). Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting Lori-Bakhtiari ewe body weight and its relationship with productivity. Small Ruminant Research, 94, 98-102.
[2010, article | www]
Duffy, D. L., Iles, M. M., Glass, D., Zhu, G., Barrett, J. H., & Hoiom, V., et al. (2010). IRF4 Variants Have Age-Specific Effects on Nevus Count and Predispose to Melanoma. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 87(1), 6-16.
[2010, article | www]
Cue, R. (2010). Genetic correlations amongst body weight, fat yield, protein yield and body condition score in Ayrshire cows. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 111.
[2010, article | www]
de Verdal, H., Narcy, A., Le Bihan-Duval, E., Chapuis, H., Bastianelli, D., Meme, N., & Mignon-Grasteau, S. (2010). Selection for excretion traits in chickens. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 123.
[2010, article | www]
Aziz, M. A., Shalaby, N. A., & Al-Hur, F. S. (2010). Comparison Between Genetic Parameters For Birth Weight Of Egyptian Buffaloes Estimated By Random Regression And Multi-Trait Models. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 175.
[2010, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Random Regression Models For Scrotal Circumference In Nelore Cattle. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 222.
[2010, article | www]
Saintilan, R., Merour, I., Schwob, S., Sellier, P., Bidanel, J., & Gilbert, H. (2010). Genetic Parameters And Halothane Genotype Effect For Residual Feed Intake In Piétrain Growing Pigs. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 400.
[2010, article | www]
Paz, C. C. P., Buzanskas, M. E., Moreira, H. L., Zuin, R. G., Savegnago, R. P., & Lobo, R. B., et al. (2010). Genetics Associations Between Reproductive Traits In {N}elore Beef Cattle. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 497.
[2010, article | www]
Ayres, D. R., Baldi, F., Bignardi, A. B., Roso, V. M., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Genetic Association Between Growth Traits And Tick Infestation In Nellore x Hereford Multibreed Cattle Population. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 614.
[2010, article | www]
Guidolin, D. G. F., Grupioni, N. V., Chad, T. C. S., Urbinati, I., Paz, C. C. P., & Munari, D. P. (2010). Genetic Association For Growth, Reproductive And Carcass Traits In Guzerá Beef Cattle. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 640.
[2010, article | www]
Bignardi, A. B., El Faro, L., Rosa, G. J. M., Silva, F. F., Cardoso, V. L., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Multivariate Analyses of First Lactation Test-day Milk Yield of Holstein Cattle Fitting Factor Analytic and Reduced Rank Models. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 661.
[2010, article | www]
Panetto, J. C. C., Gutierrez, J. P., Ferraz, J. B. S., Cunha, D. G., & Golden, B. L. (2010). {Individual Increases in Inbreeding on a highly inbred Guzerat Dairy Herd in Brazil}. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 775.
[2010, article | www]
Baldi, F., Pereira, M. C., Roso, V. M., Yokoo, M. J., Schierholt, M. S., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Study of Genotype by Environmental Interaction for weights of Nellore Cattle Using Reaction Norms. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 782.
[2010, article | www]
Albuquerque, L. G., Boligon, A. A., Baldi, F., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Pereira, R. J., & Lobo, R. B. (2010). Breeding Values Accuracy For Growth Traits Using Random Regression And Multi-Trait Models In Nellore Cattle. Proceedings 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 784.
[2010, article]
Tsiokos, D., Chatziplis, D., Ligda, C., & Georgoudis, A. (2010). {Genotype x Environment Interaction in the Greek Holstein Population}. Interbull Bulletin, 296-298.
[2010, article | www]
Panetto, J., Gutiérrez, J., Ferraz, J., Cunha, D., & Golden, B. (2010). Assessment of inbreeding depression in a Guzerat dairy herd: Effects of individual increase in inbreeding coefficients on production and reproduction. Journal of Dairy Science, 93(10), 4902-4912.
[2010, article | www]
Baldi, F., Alencar, M. M., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2010). Random regression analyses using B-splines functions to model growth from birth to adult age in Canchim cattle. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 127, 433-441.
[2010, article | www]
Sousa, S. C., Oliveira, S. M. P., Albuquerque, L. G., Boligon, A. A., & Filho, R. M. (2010). Estimation of covariance functions for growth traits in Tabapuã cattle using random regression models. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 39, 1037-1045.
[2010, inbook]
Postma, E. (2010). Using animal models to infer and predict the evolutionary consequences of climate change. (pp. 47-55). Oxford University Press.

2011

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Park, J. E., Lee, J. R., Oh, S., Lee, J. W., Oh, H. S., & Kim, H. (2011). Principal components analysis applied to genetic evaluation of racing performance of Thoroughbred race horses in Korea. Livestock Science, 135, 293-299.
[2011, article | www]
di Croce, F. A., Saxton, A. M., Edwards, J. L., Casanova, D. E., & Schrick, F. N. (2011). Embryo Transfer Traits: Genetic Parameter Estimation. Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food.
[2011, article | www]
Klingenberg, C. P. (2011). MorphoJ: An integrated software package for geometic morphometrics. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11(2), 353-357.
[2011, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., Baldi, F., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2011). Estimates of genetic parameters for scrotal circumference using random regression models in Nelore cattle. Livestock Science, 137(1--3), 205-209.
[2011, article | www]
Páez, D. J., Bernatchez, L., & Dodson, J. J. (2011). {Alternative life histories in the Atlantic salmon: genetic covariances within the sneaker sexual tactic in males}. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.
[2011, article | www]
Baldi, F., Laureano, M. M. M., Gordo, D. G. M., Bignardi, A. B., Borquis, R. R. A., de Albuquerque, L. G., & Tonhati, H. (2011). Effect of lactation length adjustment procedures on genetic parameter estimates for buffalo milk yield. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 34, 62-67.
[2011, article | www]
Paez, D. J., Brisson-Bonenfant, C., Rossignol, O., Guderley, H. E., Bernatchez, L., & Dodson, J. J. (2011). Alternative developmental pathways and the propensity to migrate: a case study in the Atlantic salmon. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(2), 245-255.
[2011, article | www]
Gizaw, S., Getachew, T., Tibbo, M., Haile, A., & Dessie, T. (2011). Congruence between selection on breeding values and farmers' selection criteria in sheep breeding under conventional nucleus breeding schemes. Animal, 5, 995-1001.
[2011, article | www]
Regatieri, I. C., Boligon, A. A., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2011). Genetic analysis of visual scores and their relationships to mature female weight in Nellore breed. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 40, 100-105.
[2011, article | www]
Snelling, W. M., Allan, M. F., Keele, J. W., Kuehn, L. A., Thallman, R. M., & Bennett, G. L., et al. (2011). Partial-genome evaluation of postweaning feed intake and efficiency of crossbred beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 89(6), 1731-1741.
[2011, article | www]
Zamani, P., Miraei-Ashtiani, S. R., Alipour, D., Aliarabi, H., & Saki, A. A. (2011). Genetic parameters of protein efficiency and its relationships with yield traits in lactating dairy cows. Livestock Science, 138(1--3), 272-277.
[2011, article | www]
Hine, E., McGuigan, K., & Blows, M. W. (2011). Natural selection stops the evolution of male attractiveness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 3659-3664.
[2011, article | www]
Frank, B. M., Piccolo, J. J., & Baret, P. V. (2011). A review of ecological models for brown trout: towards a new demogenetic model. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 20(2), 167-–198.
[2011, article | www]
Eroukhmanoff, F., & Svensson, E. I. (2011). Evolution and stability of the G-matrix during the colonization of a novel environment. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(6), 1363–-1373.
[2011, article | www]
Paredes-Peralta, M. M., Alonso-Moraga, A., Analla, M., Machaca-Centty, J., & Munoz-Serrano, A. (2011). Genetic parameters and fixed effects estimation for fibre traits in alpaca Huacaya (lama pacos). Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 10(11), 1484-1487.
[2011, article | www]
Tyrisevä, A.-M., Meyer, K., Fikse, F., Ducrocq, V., Jakobsen, J., Lidauer, M. H., & Mäntysaari, E. A. (2011). Principal component approach in variance component estimation for international sire evaluation. Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 43, 21.
[2011, article | www]
Postma, E., Spyrou, N., Rollins, L. A., & Brooks, R. C. (2011). SEX-DEPENDENT SELECTION DIFFERENTIALLY SHAPES GENETIC VARIATION ON AND OFF THE GUPPY Y CHROMOSOME. Evolution, 65(8), 2145-2156.
[2011, article | www]
Rolfe, K. M., Snelling, W. M., Nielsen, M. K., Freetly, H. C., Ferrell, C. L., & Jenkins, T. G. (2011). Genetic and Phenotypic Parameter Estimates for Feed Intake and Other Traits in Growing Beef Cattle and Opportunities for Selection. Journal of Animal Science.
[2011, article | www]
Boligon, A., Baldi, F., Mercadante, M., Lobo, R., Pereira, R., & Albuquerque, L. (2011). Breeding value accuracy estimates for growth traits using random regression and multi-trait models in Nelore cattle. Genetics and Molecular Research, 10(2), 1227-1236.
[2011, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., Baldi, F., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2011). Genetic parameters and relationships between growth traits and scrotal circumference measured at different ages in Nellore cattle. Genetics and Molecular Biology, 34, 225-230.
[2011, article | www]
Flori, L., Gao, Y., Lalo{ë}, D., Lemonnier, G., Leplat, J. J., & Teillaud, A., et al. (2011). Immunity Traits in Pigs: Substantial Genetic Variation and Limited Covariation. PLoS ONE, 6(7), 22717.
[2011, article]
Pereira, R., Santana Jr, M., Bignardi, A., Verneque, R., El Faro, L., & Albuquerque, L. (2011). Effect of pregnancy on the genetic evaluation of dairy cattle. Genetics and Molecular Research, 10(3), 2190-2201.
[2011, article]
Tyrisevä, M. A., Meyer, K., Fikse, W. F., Ducrocq, V., Jakobsen, J., Lidauer, M. H., & Mäntysaari, E. A. (2011). Principal component and factor analytic models in international sire evaluation. Genet. Select. Evol., 43, 33.

2012

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Tsujino, M., & Takahashi, K. (2012). Natural genetic variation in fluctuating asymmetry of wing shape in Drosophila melanogaster. Ecological Research, 27(1), 133-143.
[2012, article | www]
Boligon, A. A., Mercadante, M. E. Z., Lobo, R. B., Baldi, F., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2012). Random regression analyses using B-spline functions to model growth of Nellore cattle. Animal, 6, 212-220.
[2012, article | www]
Aykanat, T., Bryden, C., & Heath, D. (2012). Sex-biased genetic component distribution among populations: additive genetic and maternal contributions to phenotypic differences among populations of Chinook salmon. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.
[2012, article]
Blomquist, G. E. (2012). Female Age of First Reproduction at Cayo Santiago: Heritability and Shared Environments. Bones, Genetics, and Behavior of Rhesus Macaques, 195-208.
[2012, article | www]
Sant'Anna, A., da Costa, M. J. R. P., Baldi, F., Rueda, P., & Albuquerque, L. (2012). Genetic associations between flight speed and growth traits in Nellore cattle. Journal of Animal Science.
[2012, article | www]
Wolak, M. E. (2012). Nadiv: an R package to create relatedness matrices for estimating non-additive genetic variances in animal models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
[2012, article | www]
Aspilcueta-Borquis, R. R., Araujo Neto, F. R., Baldi, F., Santos, D. J. A., Albuquerque, L. G., & Tonhati, H. (2012). Genetic parameters for test-day yield of milk, fat and protein in buffaloes estimated by random regression models. Journal of Dairy Research, FirstView, 1-8.
[2012, article | www]
Bignardi, A. B., El Faro, L., Rosa, G. J. M., Cardoso, V. L., Machado, P. F., & Albuquerque, L. G. (2012). Short communication: Principal components and factor analytic models for test-day milk yield in Brazilian Holstein cattle. Journal of Dairy Science, 95(4).
[2012, article | www]
Pereira, R., Verneque, R., Lopes, P., Santana Jr, M., Lagrotta, M., & Torres, R., et al. (2012). Milk yield persistency in Brazilian Gyr cattle based on a random regression model. Genetics and Molecular Research, 11(2), 1599-1609.
[2012, article]
Govignon-Gion, A., Dassonneville, R., Baloche, G., & Ducrocq, V. (2012). Genetic evaluation of mastitis in dairy cattle in France. Interbull Bulletin(46).

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