quantitative trait


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quantitative trait

n.
A phenotype that varies in quantity, such as height or number of bristles.
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Quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for P deficiency tolerance had been identified in rice (Wissuwa et al., 1998; Wang et al., 2014).
A genome scan for quantitative trait loci influencing carcass, post-natal growth and reproductive traits in commercial Angus cattle.
Empirical threshold values for quantitative trait mapping.
High-density single nucleotide polymorphisms linkage and quantitative trait locus mapping of the pearl oyster, Pinctada fucata martensii Dunker.
Sekikawa, "Quantitative trait locus analysis of plasma cholesterol and triglyceride levels in KK x RR F2 mice," Biochemical Genetics, vol.
It appears that a substantial proportion of the phenotypic variation in many quantitative traits can be explained with few loci of large effect, with the remainder due to numerous loci of small effect.
For data of quantitative trait, homogeneous population assessing method was adopted in present research and CR was selected as the working parameter.
Zhou et al., "Mapping of quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for rice protein and fat content using doubled haploid lines," Euphytica, vol.
Confirmation and fine mapping of ethanol sensitivity quantitative trait loci, and candidate gene testing in the LXS recombinant inbred mice.
Therefore, Current study was conducted to assess the genetic diversity in lentil landraces collected from Jordan based on quantitative traits aimed at identifying superior genotypes to be used in future breeding programs.
Detection of quantitative trait loci for growth and carcass composition in cattle.

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