progeny test


Also found in: Medical.

progeny test

[′präj·ə·nē ‚test]
(genetics)
The assessment of parental genotype by study of its progeny under controlled conditions.
References in periodicals archive ?
For live body measurements, however, respective batches of progeny tests were fitted as a contemporary group irrespective of models.
Spatial variance analysis as an alternative for assessment of forest progeny tests
There are currently 74 backcross orchards, two seed orchards, four Phytophthora resistance screening programs, three Phytophthora resistance breeding orchards, 13 progeny test orchards, six special research plantings, several Germplasm Conservation Orchards (GCOs), and hundreds of ceremonial and demo plantings.
In spawns with a low number of fish, progeny test was performed evaluating all the fish.
Therefore, information corresponding to development of individual tree growing in progeny test is essential to be understood.
Since, in the period of progeny test all cattle were in fact sons of eight cattle sire lines, the herd was genetically relative unique.
Breeders of many types of livestock have made attempts to use the progeny test.
This approach imitated the current breeding program, which was a progeny test system (CS).
and Koepon, was launched to market semen and develop a Holstein progeny test program in northern Europe.
EBLEX breeding specialist Sam Boon said: "is will be the 'rst time a commercial progeny test has been established in the UK on this scale.
The playing field was more or less level, and the progeny test on the racecourse provided all the answers.