Introduction to Quantitative Genetics (4th edition)

Introduction to Quantitative Genetics (4th edition)

By: Trudy F.C. MacKay (author), D.S. Falconer (author)Paperback

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The lastest edition of this classic text continues to provide the basis for understanding the genetic principles behind quantitative differences in phenotypes and how they apply to animal and plant improvement and evolution. It extends these concepts to the segregation of genes that cause genetic variation in quantitative traits. Key techniques and methods are also covered.

Contents

Genetics Constitution of a Population Changes of Gene Frequency Small Populations: I Changes of Gene Frequency Under Simplified Conditions Small Populations: II Less Simplified Conditions Small Populations: III Pedigreed Populations and Close Inbreeding Continuous Variation Values and Means Variance Resemblance Between Relatives Heritability Selection: I The Results of Experiments Selection: III Information from Relatives Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: I Changes of Mean Value Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: II Changes of Variance Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: III Applications Scale Threshold Characters Correlated Characters Metric Characters under Natural Selection Quantitative Trait Loci

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780582243026
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780582243026
  • weight: 717
  • ISBN10: 0582243025
  • edition: 4th edition

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