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Introduction to quantitative genetics

Author: D S Falconer; Trudy F C Mackay
Publisher: Essex, England : Longman, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This 4th edition of a classic text will be relevant for students of genetics, agriculture and evolution as an essential introductory study of the subject, covering all major areas without excessive detail or complexity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D S Falconer; Trudy F C Mackay
ISBN: 9780582243026 0582243025
OCLC Number: 34415160
Description: xiii, 464 pages : illustrations
Contents: Genetic Constitution of a Population --
Changes of Gene Frequency --
Small Populations: I. Changes of Gene Frequency Under Simplified Conditions --
Small Populations: II. Less Simplified Conditions --
Small Populations: III. Pedigreed Populations and Close Inbreeding --
Continuous Variation --
Values and Means --
Variance --
Resemblance Between Relatives --
Heritability --
Selection: I. The Response and its Prediction --
Selection: II. The Results of Experiments --
Selection: III. Information from Relatives --
Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: I. Changes of Mean Value --
Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: II. Changes of Variance --
Inbreeding and Crossbreeding: III. Applications --
Scale --
Threshold Characters --
Correlated Characters --
Metric Characters Under Natural Selection --
Quantitative Trait Loci.
Responsibility: D.S. Falconer and Trudy F.C. Mackay.

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