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Table 1 Trait parameters for average daily gain (ADG, kg/day) and mortality rate (MORT, %) in the nucleus (N), challenge (C), and target (T) environments

From: Multiple trait breeding programs with genotype-by-environment interactions based on reaction norms, with application to genetic improvement of disease resilience

Trait Phenotypic (below diagonal) and genetic (above diagonal) correlations, and heritabilities (on diagonal) Trait mean Phenotypic SD Economic value ($/unit)
ADGN MORTN ADGC MORTC ADGT MORTT
ADGN 0.25 − 0.20 0.60 − 0.20 0.864 − 0.225 0.90 0.135 181
MORTN − 0.13 0.03 0.40 − 0.221 0.637 5 21.8 − 1
ADGC − 0.20 0.25 − 0.40 0.921 − 0.395 0.75 0.175 262
MORTC − 0.25 0.07 − 0.347 0.961 20 40.0 − 1
ADGT 0.25 − 0.358 0.825 0.175 219
MORTT 0.057 12.5 40.0 − 1
  1. Parameters in the target environment were derived using the reaction norm model
  2. –: not observed