A short overview of the selection problem and its latent effects on animal genetic evaluation, as well potential ways of accounting for selection with their possible limitations were presented. Clearly there is not a general statistical solution for the selection problem even though the understanding about genetic and statistical effects of selection has increased.

Larry R Schaeffer, Flavio S Schenkel, L. A Fries

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 25: Lactation; growth and efficiency; meat quality; role of exotic breeds in the tropics; design of village breeding programs; n, , 501–508, 1998
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