metric character

metric character

a quantitative character, such as human height, in which there is a continuous spread of variability Such characters are controlled by a system of POLYGENIC INHERITANCE.
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Heritability of metric characters is of great significance to the breeders as its magnitude indicates the accuracy with which a genotype can be recognized by its phenotypic expression and determines the generation in which selection can be profitable.
Determining of metric characters for Barbus species and supspecies are shown in Figure 2.
Our findings regarding metric characters are given in Table 1 and Table 2.
The Table 2 shows the metric characters of the males and females of C.
The metric characters of the males and females of these nematodes found in R.