genetics: Population Genetics

Classes and methods for handling genetic data. Includes classes to represent genotypes and haplotypes at single markers up to multiple markers on multiple chromosomes. Function include allele frequencies, flagging homo/heterozygotes, flagging carriers of certain alleles, estimating and testing for Hardy-Weinberg disequilibrium, estimating and testing for linkage disequilibrium, ...

Depends: combinat, gdata, gtools, MASS, mvtnorm
Published: 2019-02-01
Author: Gregory Warnes, with contributions from Gregor Gorjanc, Friedrich Leisch, and Michael Man.
Maintainer: Gregory Warnes <greg at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS ChangeLog
In views: Genetics
CRAN checks: genetics results


Reference manual: genetics.pdf
Package source: genetics_1.
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: genetics_1., r-oldrel: genetics_1.
Old sources: genetics archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: forensic, introgress, MasterBayes, pedantics
Reverse imports: LDheatmap, PopGenReport, snp.plotter
Reverse suggests: HWxtest


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