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
This tutorial consists of six sessions providing a general introduction to ASReml.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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|
The example data sets used for all the tutorials are contained within a single zip file.
|Data Files||exercise.zip||0.7 MB|