AlphaMate is software package for optimising selection, maintenance of diversity, and mate allocation in breeding programs. A range of breeding programs can be optimised with AlphaMate (animal, crop, tree, fish, ...). A short description is given in Gorjanc and Hickey (2018), while a detailed description is given in the manual. All information on the desired targets, mating constraints, and optimisation controls is specified in a single parameter file.
Gorjanc, G, Hickey, JM (2018) AlphaMate: a program for optimising selection, maintenance of diversity, and mate allocation in breeding programs. Bioinformatics bty375; doi:, https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/bty375.
1. User Manual
Click here to see the pdf version.
2. Download package
The AlphaMate download package contains MS Windows, Linux, or Mac OSX executable file, utilities, manual, and examples.
3. AlphaMate v0.1.0 (January 2018)
- July 2018 v 0.1.1 Bug fixes
- October 2017 v 0.1.0 Initial Release