selection

(redirected from selection intensity)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for selection

Synonyms for selection

the act of choosing

Synonyms for selection

References in periodicals archive ?
As shown in Table 1, the selection intensity for replacements increased rapidly.
Even though economic weights on the traits, selection intensity, and genetic correlations among ADG, BF, and NBA primarily determined the results of selection, it is believed that the high responses for ADG and NBA in the present study were partly due to the low average genetic ability of the Berkshire breed (high margin for improvement).
Therefore, a selection intensity applied to these traits results in predictable changes in the phenotype values of the traits among environments (Falconer 1989).
The indirect and direct selection responses and the ratio of the indirect to direct responses were estimated under the assumption of a selection intensity of 1 for all traits (Table 4).
The cause of loss for the long-term selection response is that QTL is given high emphasis in early generations, and reduces the selection intensity of polygenes, consequently resulting in a reduced early response at polygenes.