A mathematical model is given which describes changes in gene frequency when there is directional selection on a trait under the control of a major gene and polygenes. It is used to show the effects of halothane testing and selection for leanness on the frequency of the halothane gene in pig stocks.
Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XIII. Plenary lectures, molecular genetics and mapping, selection, prediction and estimation., , 269–272, 1990
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