quantitative trait locus

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quantitative trait locus

[‚kwänt·ə‚tād·iv ¦trāt ′lō·kəs]
(genetics)
The location of a gene that affects a quantitative trait.
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Quantative trait loci for heading date, plant height, and grain yield were also mapped to identify potential pleiotropic effects on grain protein concentration.