1st Edition

Genetical Analysis of Quantitative Traits



ISBN 9780748740826
Published March 21, 1996 by Garland Science
396 Pages

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Book Description

This text provides a guide to the experimental and analytical methodologies available to study quantitative traits, a review of the genetic control of quantitative traits, and a discussion of how this knowledge can be applied to breeding problems and evolution.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction. 2 Basic generations - means. 3 Basic generations - variances. 4 Selfing and full-sib mating. 5 Half-sib mating designs. 6 Genes, genetic markers and maps. 7 Gene counting and location. 8 Designer chromosomes. 9 Populations. 10 The consequences of linkage. 11 Epistasis. 12 Genotype by environment interaction. 13 Maternal effects and non-diploids. 14Correlated and threshold characters. 15 Applications. 16 Experimental design

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