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quantitative

/quan·ti·ta·tive/ (kwahn´tĭ-ta″tiv)
1. denoting or expressing a quantity.
2. relating to the proportionate quantities or to the amount of the constituents of a compound.

quantitative

[kwon′titā′tiv]
Etymology: L, quantus, how much
capable of being measured.

quantitative

(kwont?i-tat'iv) [L. quantitativus, pert. to quantity]
1. Pert. to measurement.
2. Capable of being counted.
See: qualitative

quantitative

pertaining to observations of a numerical kind, e.g. 50 kg, 2 m, 24 hands.

quantitative characters
features of animal productivity or performance which can be measured quantitatively.
quantitative data
numerical data.
quantitative inheritance
genetic transmission of phenotypes which are quantitative and continuous.
quantitative trait
see quantitative trait.
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And since the magnitude of GCA variances for all the quantitative characters was of lesser intensity, pedigree breeding method for selecting desired parental genotypes on the basis of significant additive gene effects would be more effective and fruitful.
Bolbhat SN and KN Dhumal Effect of mutagens on quantitative characters in M2 and M3 generation of hoersegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.
Evaluation of germplasm depicted significant variation within the tested quantitative characters (Table 2).
Analysis of the quantitative morphometric characters in these larger samples indicated highly significant differences in five of the six quantitative characters (Table 2: bottom row); shaft width relative to tooth length was the exception.
Genetic variation in quantitative characters in maize inbred lines.
An unresolved question that is fundamental to our understanding of the role of mutation in both evolution and extinction is the extent to which mutations for quantitative characters have fitness effects that are contextually dependent as opposed to being unconditionally deleterious or beneficial.
Genetic variability and association studies of some quantitative characters in winter rapeseed (Brassica napus L.
A dendrogram was generated through Unweighted Pair Group Method with Arithmetic Mean (UPGMA) method to analyze the relation among the individuals concerning the quantitative characters.
Table 1: Performance of eight parents involved in hybrid combination for six quantitative characters in sweet gourd Parents Nodes of Female Nodes of first flowers first female per plant fruit flower (no) setting (no) (no) OP 10 17.
Interrelationships of Quantitative Characters with Seed Yield in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik).

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