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Audio Tutorials

These ASReml audio tutorials have been produced by users of ASReml and made available for the ASReml user community. Each tutorial comprises a set of downloads including an audio commentary and accompanying documentation describing how to perform particular tasks within ASReml. There are four sets of tutorials with example data sets available.

Please note: the mp3 files are voice only.

Tutorial A – Getting started
Tutorial B – Animal breeding applications
Tutorial C – Plant applications
Tutorial D – Modelling
Example data sets

Tutorial A – Getting started

This tutorial consists of six sessions providing a general introduction to ASReml.

Session File Size
Installing ASReml and editors you might use 4.3 MB
Operational concepts behind ASReml with a simple example 7.2 MB
Job control commands to run ASReml 7.4 MB
How variables and factors are defined in ASReml 13.4 MB
Pedigree files, data files, some basic qualifiers and TABULATE 8.9 MB
Syntax to specify the terms in the linear mixed model 7.4 MB
Slides (pdf format) ASReml Tutorial A 4.3 MB

Tutorial B – Animal breeding applications

This tutorial consists of four sessions covering basic animal breeding applications.

Session File Size
The mixed model equations notation 8.0 MB
Simple sire model example 9.0 MB
The equivalent animal model 9.4 MB
Bivariate model 12.4 MB
Slides (pdf format) ASReml Tutorial B 2.8 MB

Tutorial C – Plant applications

This tutorial consists of four sessions covering basic plant applications.

Session File Size
Variance structures 10.3 MB
Spatial analysis of field experiments 10.9 MB
Analysis of a trial conducted at three sites 7.5 MB
Repeated measures 10.8 MB
Slides (pdf format) ASReml Tutorial C 2.9 MB

Tutorial D – Modelling

This tutorial consists of three sessions covering generalized linear models, analysis of variance and prediction.

Session File Size
Generalized linear models 7.6 MB
Analysis of variance 13.9 MB
Prediction from linear mixed models 15.2 MB
Slides (pdf format) ASReml Tutorial D 2.5 MB

Data Files

The example data sets used for all the tutorials are contained within a single zip file.

Description File Size
Data Files exercise.zip 0.7 MB
Updated on August 10, 2018

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