quantitative inheritance


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quantitative inheritance

see POLYGENIC INHERITANCE.
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Unlike quantitative inheritance with low to intermediate heritability for P absorption, P utilization, and low soil P tolerance (Lindgren et al., 1977; Fawole et al., 1982; Urrea and Singh, 1989), the monogenic dominant control of Zn-deficiency resistance in common bean should facilitate and expedite its transfer into susceptible cultivars such as T-39, Sanilac, and Mackinac.
Both classical and quantitative inheritance procedures may be effectively used to increase or transfer silk maysin concentrations (Widstrom and Snook, 1998).
Because quantitative traits are highly dependent upon the environment for their expression, field-based measures of quantitative inheritance are most desirable for nondomesticated species.

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