quantitative genetics


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quantitative genetics

[′kwän·ə·tād·iv jə′ned·iks]
(genetics)
The study of continuously varying traits, such as height or milk yield.
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In farm animals using genomic selection increased the correctness of selection and having a great impact on shorten the generation interval and in the more comprehensively it rapidly replacing the traditional quantitative genetic approaches based on general progeny testing (Zhang, 2011).
Quantitative genetics of growth and development in Populus.
Thus, these traits are best studied through the quantitative genetic theory that reduces the most important features of complex genetic systems to a few variables that can be estimated from phenotypic measurements (Falconer 1989, Lande 1982).
Quantitative genetics of size and phenology of life-history traits in Chamaecrista fasiculata.
The author provides a history of quantitative genetics and its connections to big data and sequenced genomes.
The remainder of the book is divided into two parts: Part 1 focuses on classical quantitative genetics (Chapters 2-7) and Part 2 (Chapters 8-11) covers molecular genetics.
Arnold gives a brief overview of quantitative genetics and detecting evolution in captive populations.
Genus is a world leader in applying quantitative genetics and biotechnology to animal breeding.
This project has far reaching implications as the paradigm developed here will transform quantitative genetics studies as well as systems immunology research of complex disease.
The first chapter is devoted to a review of the principals of quantitative genetics as well as newer subject matter on developing populations for identification of QTLs for specific phenotypic assays.
In this paper I show that the null-result for Slatkin's null-model derives from the way the quantitative genetics are modeled, rather than from the lack of asymmetries or constraints.

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