additive genetic variance


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additive genetic variance

[¦ad·ə·div jə¦ned·ik ′ver·ē·əns]
(genetics)
That part of the genetic variance of a quantitative character attributed to the average effects of substituting one allele for another at a given locus or at the multiple loci governing a polygenic trait.
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In breeding of population of open pollination, the additive genetic variance contribute significantly in answer of selection of population.
The estimates of additive genetic variance and heritability from this study are not precise because of the small numbers of families and parents in this trial.
This is because most of the genetic variance expressed by structural genes is additive and because genes with epistatic effects influence the response to individual selection through their contribution to the additive genetic variance (Crow and Kimura 1970).
additive genetic variance (DR), dominance (HR), within family environment ([E.
The estimated additive genetic variance for development time was higher in females than in males (Table 2).
28 and showed the same trend as those observed for additive genetic variance estimates.
90, respectively), inflating the estimate of the direct additive genetic variance.
Epistasis as a source of increased additive genetic variance as population bottlenecks.
P]) was separated into the additive genetic variance ([V.