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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degrees from the University of Nebraska where he studied biometrical genetics.
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.