Introduction to quantitative genetics
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.
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I CHANGES OF GENE
II LESS SIMPLIFIED
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additive genetic variance additive variance alleles artificial selection assortative mating average effect base population breeding value bristle number calculated cent change of gene chapter coancestry components of variance consequences correlated response covariance crosses dominance deviations dominance variance Drosophila environmental variance epistatic equal equation equilibrium estimated example expressed family mean females fitness fixation frequency of heterozygotes full sibs gametes gene frequency genetic correlation genetic variance genotype frequencies genotypic value given half sibs Hardy-Weinberg heritability heterosis homozygotes inbred lines inbreeding coefficient inbreeding depression increase intensity of selection large number liability litter locus males measured metric characters mice mid-parent values mutation rate natural selection number of individuals observed overdominance parents phenotypic variance population mean predicted progeny proportion random drift rate of inbreeding recessive recessive gene reduced regression of offspring relationship resemblance between relatives response to selection Robertson sampling scale selection differential shows stabilizing selection standard deviation Table variation weight