L G Albuquerque

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Study of whole genome linkage disequilibrium in Nellore cattle
    Rafael Espigolan
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 000, Brazil
    BMC Genomics 14:305. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimates of covariance functions for growth from birth to 630 days of age in Nelore cattle
    L G Albuquerque
    Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351, Australia
    J Anim Sci 79:2776-89. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Random regression models to estimate genetic parameters for test-day milk yield in Brazilian Murrah buffaloes
    R C Sesana
    Department of Animal Science, São Paulo State University FCAV UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 127:369-76. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Estimation of genetic parameters for body weights, scrotal circumference, and testicular volume measured at different ages in Nellore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal São Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 88:1215-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Covariance functions for body weight from birth to maturity in Nellore cows
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 88:849-59. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Random regression models using different functions to model test-day milk yield of Brazilian Holstein cows
    A B Bignardi
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:3565-75. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Random regression analyses using B-spline functions to model growth of Nellore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Jaboticabal, CEP 14884 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Animal 6:212-20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Random regression models using Legendre polynomials or linear splines for test-day milk yield of dairy Gyr (Bos indicus) cattle
    R J Pereira
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, CEP 14884 900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Dairy Sci 96:565-74. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Effect of pregnancy on the genetic evaluation of dairy cattle
    R J Pereira
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:2190-201. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of different nonlinear functions to describe Nelore cattle growth
    S Forni
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, 14884900, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 87:496-506. 2009

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Publications33

  1. pmc Study of whole genome linkage disequilibrium in Nellore cattle
    Rafael Espigolan
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 000, Brazil
    BMC Genomics 14:305. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the extent of LD in Nellore cattle using a high density SNP panel and 795 genotyped steers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimates of covariance functions for growth from birth to 630 days of age in Nelore cattle
    L G Albuquerque
    Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351, Australia
    J Anim Sci 79:2776-89. 2001
    ..Additive genetic direct correlation estimates between weights at standard ages (birth, weaning, yearling, and final weight) were moderate to high and maternal genetic and environmental correlations were consistently high...
  3. doi request reprint Random regression models to estimate genetic parameters for test-day milk yield in Brazilian Murrah buffaloes
    R C Sesana
    Department of Animal Science, São Paulo State University FCAV UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 127:369-76. 2010
    ..07 (second with eighth week) to -0.34 (1st with 42nd week). TDMY heritability estimates were moderate in the course of the lactation, suggesting that this trait could be applied as selection criteria in milking buffaloes...
  4. doi request reprint Estimation of genetic parameters for body weights, scrotal circumference, and testicular volume measured at different ages in Nellore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal São Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 88:1215-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in view of the difficulty in measuring testicular volume, there is no need to change the selection criterion from scrotal circumference to testicular volume in genetic breeding programs of Zebu breeds...
  5. doi request reprint Covariance functions for body weight from birth to maturity in Nellore cows
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 88:849-59. 2010
    ..The largest estimates of maternal heritability were those of BW taken close to 240 d of age. In general, estimates of correlation between BW from birth to 8 yr of age decreased with increasing distance between ages...
  6. doi request reprint Random regression models using different functions to model test-day milk yield of Brazilian Holstein cows
    A B Bignardi
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:3565-75. 2011
    ..RRM using B-spline and Legendre polynomials as base functions appears to be the most adequate to describe the covariance structure of the data...
  7. doi request reprint Random regression analyses using B-spline functions to model growth of Nellore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Jaboticabal, CEP 14884 900, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Animal 6:212-20. 2012
    ..There is limited modification of the growth curve of Nellore cattle with respect to the aim of selecting them for rapid growth at young ages while maintaining constant adult weight...
  8. doi request reprint Random regression models using Legendre polynomials or linear splines for test-day milk yield of dairy Gyr (Bos indicus) cattle
    R J Pereira
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, CEP 14884 900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Dairy Sci 96:565-74. 2013
    ..The last model, which is less parameterized, is a parsimonious option for fitting dairy Gyr breed test-day milk yield records...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of pregnancy on the genetic evaluation of dairy cattle
    R J Pereira
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:2190-201. 2011
    ..We recommend that models include the effect of days of pregnancy for estimation of adjustment factors for the effect of pregnancy in genetic evaluations of Dairy Gyr and Holstein cattle...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of different nonlinear functions to describe Nelore cattle growth
    S Forni
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, 14884900, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 87:496-506. 2009
    ..The Brody model was more accurate in predicting the birth weight of these animals and presented the best overall goodness of fit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic correlations between mature cow weight and productive and reproductive traits in Nellore cattle
    I C Regatieri
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 11:2979-86. 2012
    ..Selection for higher SC may lead to a long-term increase in MW. The AFC can be included in selection indices to improve the reproductive performance of beef cattle without significant changes in MW...
  12. doi request reprint Random regression models on Legendre polynomials to estimate genetic parameters for weights from birth to adult age in Canchim cattle
    F Baldi
    Animal Science Departament, FCAV, University of Sao Paulo State, 14884 000, Jaboticabal SP, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 127:289-99. 2010
    ..The possibility to modify the growth curve in Canchim cattle to obtain animals with rapid growth at early ages and moderate to low mature cow weight is limited...
  13. doi request reprint Genetic association between body composition measured by ultrasound and visual scores in Brazilian Nelore cattle
    D G M Gordo
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 90:4223-9. 2012
    ..Selection for heavier BW at early ages should lead to favorable changes in yearling LM area and visual scores...
  14. doi request reprint Breeding value accuracy estimates for growth traits using random regression and multi-trait models in Nelore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:1227-36. 2011
    ..B-spline functions could be applied as an alternative to Legendre polynomials to model covariance functions for weights from birth to mature age...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of TFAM and FABP4 gene polymorphisms in three lines of Nellore cattle selected for growth
    D R Ayres
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 9:2050-9. 2010
    ..The low frequencies of alleles that are associated with high marbling scores and thick subcutaneous fat in taurine breeds might explain the low means for these traits in Nellore cattle...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of selective genotyping strategies for prediction of breeding values in a population undergoing selection
    A A Boligon
    Department of Animal Sciences, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, SP 14884 000, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 90:4716-22. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Random regression analyses using B-splines functions to model growth from birth to adult age in Canchim cattle
    F Baldi
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal SP, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 127:433-41. 2010
    ..Random regression models using B-spline functions as base functions fitted the data better than Legendre polynomials, especially at mature ages, but higher number of parameters need to be estimated with B-splines functions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Analysis of beef cattle longitudinal data applying a nonlinear model
    S Forni
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884900, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 85:3189-97. 2007
    ..However, adult BW could be considered in a selection index with its corresponding economic weight to improve the overall efficiency of beef cattle production...
  19. doi request reprint Models for genetic evaluation of Nelore cattle mature body weight
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 86:2840-4. 2008
    ..59, 0.64, and 0.72, respectively. Larger accuracy values associated with the EBV were obtained in the repeated records models. The results indicated the bivariate repeated records model as the most appropriate for analyzing mature BW...
  20. ncbi request reprint Estimates of genetic correlations between days to calving and reproductive and weight traits in Nelore cattle
    S Forni
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 900, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 83:1511-5. 2005
    ..02). The genetic correlation estimates indicate that the use of DC in the selection of beef cattle may promote favorable correlated responses to age at first mating and, consequently, higher gains in sexual precocity can be expected...
  21. doi request reprint Genetic parameters for buffalo milk yield and milk quality traits using Bayesian inference
    R R Aspilcueta-Borquis
    Department of Animal Science, São Paulo State University FCAV UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 900, Brazil
    J Dairy Sci 93:2195-201. 2010
    ..Selecting to increase FY305 or PY305 will also increase MY305, %P, and %F...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of mature cow weight: genetic correlations with traits used in selection indices, correlated responses, and genetic trends in Nelore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Department of Animal Sciences, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 000, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 91:20-8. 2013
    ..The selection practice based on the use of sires with high final index giving preference for those better ranked for yearling precocity and muscling than for conformation generates only a minimal correlated response in MW...
  23. doi request reprint Testicular traits as selection criteria for young Nellore bulls
    M R Silva
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 89:2061-7. 2011
    ..In conclusion, SC18 and biometric testicular traits can be adopted as a selection criterion to improve the fertility of young Nellore bulls...
  24. doi request reprint Genetic associations between carcass traits measured by real-time ultrasound and scrotal circumference and growth traits in Nelore cattle
    M J Yokoo
    Department of Animal Science, Sao Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil, CEP 14 884 900
    J Anim Sci 88:52-8. 2010
    ..Also, selection to increase HH might decrease subcutaneous fat as correlated response. Therefore, to obtain animals suited to specific tropical production systems, carcass, BW, and SC traits should be considered in selection programs...
  25. doi request reprint Assessment of DGAT1 and LEP gene polymorphisms in three Nelore (Bos indicus) lines selected for growth and their relationship with growth and carcass traits
    F R P Souza
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14884 900, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 88:435-41. 2010
    ..However, more studies, with larger data sets, are necessary before these makers can be used for marker-assisted selection...
  26. doi request reprint Genetic associations of visual scores with subsequent rebreeding and days to first calving in Nellore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 129:448-56. 2012
    ..Direct selection for visual scores together with female reproductive traits is recommended to increase the fertility of beef cows...
  27. doi request reprint Parametric correlation functions to model the structure of permanent environmental (co)variances in milk yield random regression models
    A B Bignardi
    Department of Animal Science, São Paulo State University FCAV UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    J Dairy Sci 92:4634-40. 2009
    ..A model using a sixth-order polynomial for additive effects and a stationary parametric correlation function associated with a seventh-order variance function to model permanent environmental effects would be sufficient for data fitting...
  28. doi request reprint Analysis of genetic correlations of hip height with selection indices and mature weight in Nelore cattle
    A A Boligon
    Departamento de Zootecnia, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884 900, Brazil
    J Appl Genet 54:89-95. 2013
    ..Therefore, changes in the body structure of Nelore females can be obtained when MH and MW is used as a selection criterion for cows...
  29. doi request reprint Genetic correlations between heifer subsequent rebreeding and age at first calving and growth traits in Nellore cattle by Bayesian inference
    A A Boligon
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho, Jaboticabal, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 11:4516-24. 2012
    ..The use of breeding values for heifer SR as a selection criterion of Nellore bulls could increase heifer SR rate without significant changes in MW...
  30. doi request reprint Genetic associations of sexual precocity with growth traits and visual scores of conformation, finishing, and muscling in Nelore cattle
    L Shiotsuki
    Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Sao Paulo State University, 14884 000, Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 87:1591-7. 2009
    ..Selection for increasing visual scores of conformation, finishing, and muscling will result in small or no response in heifer pregnancy at 16 mo...
  31. doi request reprint Selection strategies for dairy buffaloes: economic and genetic consequences
    L O Seno
    Agricultural Sciences Faculty, Grande Dourados Federal University, Dourados, MS, Brazil
    J Anim Breed Genet 129:488-500. 2012
    ..In summary, phenotypic selection and PT strategies appear to be economically viable for buffalo husbandry in south-eastern Brazil under current (2007-2008) economic conditions and should be encouraged...
  32. doi request reprint Genetic variability for temperament indicators of Nellore cattle
    A C Sant'anna
    Programa de Pós graduação em Genética e Melhoramento Animal, Faculdade de Ciencias Agrarias e Veterinarias, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 14 884 900 Jaboticabal, Brazil
    J Anim Sci 91:3532-7. 2013
    ..With regard to the practical applicability in breeding programs, the use of FS is also favorable because it produces data on a continuous scale, allows for recording of the data electronically, and requires low investment. ..
  33. doi request reprint In vitro acaricidal activity of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed extracts with known azadirachtin concentrations against Rhipicephalus microplus
    R Giglioti
    Departamento de Zootecnia, UNESP, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 181:309-15. 2011
    ..Complementary studies are necessary to develop new methods to isolate and/or identify other substances besides AZA contained in this plant, to enable using products made from it as acaricides...