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The AlphaSimR website is currently under development and has only been made available for testing at this time. This page will change when the website is ready for widespread use.


Gaynor, R. Chris, Gregor Gorjanc, and John M. Hickey. 2021. AlphaSimR: an R package for breeding program simulations. G3 Gene|Genomes|Genetics 11(2):jkaa017.


AlphaSimR is available on CRAN.

To install use:


The development version of AlphaSimR (potentially unstable) can be accessed from the devel branch on GitHub.

To install use:


To install with vignettes use:

devtools::install_github(repo="gaynorr/AlphaSimR@devel", build_vignettes=TRUE)