quantitative genetics


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quantitative genetics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the effects that heredity and environment have on traits that can be quantitatively measured, such as size.
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Gorjanc adds: "The University of Edinburgh is a world leader in designing breeding programmes and modern quantitative genetics. For us, this is really an interesting partnership because it is something new and that has immense potential to grow."
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Introduction to quantitative genetics. New York: Ronald Press, 1960:186pp.
Quantitative genetics and the evolution of reaction norms.
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in quantitative genetics from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
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