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quantitative

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Prosody denoting or relating to a metrical system, such as that in Latin and Greek verse, that is based on the relative length rather than stress of syllables

quantitative

Dealing with numbers and hard facts. Contrast with qualitative. See quantitative data and quantization.
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Since general combining ability reflects parental performance and is the result of additive gene effects and additive x additive type of gene effects, significance of GCAs mean squares for above mentioned seven quantitative characters show the importance of additive gene effects for these characters.
Ricardo M and A Ando Effects of gamma-radiation and Sodium azide on quantitative characters in rice (Oryza sativa L.
In general, different environments that represented microclimates, influenced the variation of quantitative characters.
Table 2 Qualitative and morphometric differences in radular tooth characters Qualitative Quantitative characters characters Barb Serration Tooth Blade Length/ Length/ Tooth Length Shell Length OKINAWA Haplotype W/16S only Group A (C.
Hybrid expression of mutations affecting quantitative characters in inbred lines of Zea mays L.
Our estimates of zygotic mutation rates for quantitative characters, with an average lower bound of approximately 0.
The micromorphological features of foliar epidermis of selected species were analyzed by its qualitative and quantitative characters (Table 1 and 2).
Quantitative characters were: plant height (from the plant basis to top of primary head); plant diameter (one end to the other of the lower leaves); floral stem length (from the plant basis to the primary head insertion); floral stem diameter (10cm below the primary head insertion); number, length and width of the leaves; number of lateral buds formed after harvest; days of implementation to harvest; fresh mass, length and diameter of the primary head; external bract length; length, width and thickness of the bracts' edible portion (bract basis); thickness, fresh mass and diameter of the bottom; number of secondary heads per plant; bottom fresh mass/ primary head fresh mass ratio.
Both positive and negative heterosis was observed for different qualitative and quantitative characters in F1 hybrids of sweet gourd.

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