It is epistatic
against the [M.sup.R], M, and [m.sup.d] alleles but not against the cc genotype.
Genes with dominant or epistatic
effect must have been present and interacted in the parent pairs with significant SCA value.
Our results also suggest that beyond single-locus effects of genes, it is important to consider screening for epistatic
interactions of genes while searching for loci associated with disease/ pathogen resistance in oysters.
The relationship of the additive (d) and epistatic
(j) components is such that they are of opposite sign but equal in magnitude.
The additive x additive and dominance x dominance components of the epistatic
interactions were significant for plant height, number of branches per plant and seed yield per plant in the present study which is in agreement with El-Deeb et al.
The simulated data were analyzed by the Bayesian method by Gibbs sampling to estimate genetic parameters in multilocus epistatic
This gradient results from maternal-offspring genotype-by-genotype epistasis for fitness and represents an epistatic
interaction between genomes (Wade 1998).
The role of epistatic
gene interactions in the response to selection and the evolution of evolvability.
While a haploid model cannot capture the full range of genotypic complexity of a diploid model, it captures the fundamental features of epistatic
interactions in that recombinant genotypes have lower fitness.
By observing a significant kh2 value, a six parameter model was used to accommodate the digenic epistatic
Additive, dominance, and epistatic
gene action for agronomic traits were exploited.