dominance of genes

dominance of genes

n.
A full phenotypic expression of a gene in both heterozygotes and homozygotes.
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Thus, it was concluded that the traits seed yield, biologic yield, days to heading, and spike length were controlled by relative dominance of genes, and other traits were affected by the overdominance of genes (table 2).
Estimates of the degree of dominance of genes affecting quantitative traits have nearly always been greater than one, corresponding to overdominance, in biparental [F.
The average degree of dominance of genes controlling quantitative traits can be estimated in a population with two equally frequent alleles by means of a ratio of dominance and additive genetic variances,
Linkage and degree of dominance of genes controlling quantitative characters in maize.