SBVB specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_20607
Alternative name Sequence-Based Virtual Breeding
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Input data A pedigree file, a file with causal SNP positions, controls epistasis (optional), a file with a list of SNP positions in an array and controls local recombination rates (optional).
Input format VCF
Output data Phenotypes and genetic values per individual, QTN frequencies and ascribed variances and marker genotypes.
Output format GRM, Plink
Operating system Unix/Linux
Programming languages Fortran
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes



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  • person_outline Miguel Perez-Enciso <>

Publication for Sequence-Based Virtual Breeding

SBVB institution(s)
Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG), CSIC-IRTA-UAB-UB Consortium, Barcelona, Spain; Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; ICREA, Barcelona, Spain; Michigan State University, Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Department of Statistics, East Lansing, MI, USA; INRA, UMR 1388 GENPHYSE, Castanet-Tolosan, France
SBVB funding source(s)
Supported by projects AGL2013-41834-R and AGL2016-78709-R (Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Spain) to MPE, INRA metaprogram SelGen (France) and NIH grant R01GM101219 (USA).

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