quantitative inheritance


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Related to quantitative inheritance: Polygenic inheritance, qualitative inheritance

quantitative inheritance

quantitative inheritance

see POLYGENIC INHERITANCE.

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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However, we emphasize that statistical problems only get worse from this point, that caution needs to be exercised with any treatment of real data, and that much further work remains to find improved statistical models and methods for marker-based inferences about quantitative inheritance in the field.
1) suggesting quantitative inheritance for PFR to WM.
This is the first study to use inferred relatedness in natural populations to study quantitative inheritance in the field with nonmanipulative techniques.
The quantitative inheritance of disease score in this population suggests high selection intensities, large population sizes, and perhaps multiple environments will be required to phenotypically select for the XAN 176-derived resistance to ashy stem blight segregating in other populations.

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