biometrical genetics

biometrical genetics

(1) The science concerned with the inheritance of quantitative traits.
(2) The statistical analysis of the inheritance of different phenotypes, or physical characteristics, as relates to plant or animal breeding.
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Prof Kendler was born in New York and was Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine before leaving to study a Master of Science Degree in Biometrical Genetics at Birmingham.
Biometrical genetic analysis initiated by Fisher (1918), applied by Mather (1949) and popularized by Jinks and Fulker (1970), Jinks and Eaves (1974), Eaves, Last, Young and Martin (1978), is the most appropriate technique to study traits having continuous variations, e.
In view of the absence of such a study on Indian sample, the present study was conducted to assess the genetic basis of intelligence using biometrical genetic analysis.