Biometrical Genetics : The Study of Continuous Variation

The properties of continuous variation are basic to the theory of evolution and to the practice of plant and animal improvement. Yet the genetical study of continuous variation has lagged far behind that of discontinuous variation. The reason for this situation is basically methodological. Mendel ga...

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Main Authors: Mather, Kenneth, Jinks, John L. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1982, 1982
Edition:3rd ed. 1982
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Scales
  • 4. Components of Means: Additive and Dominance Effects
  • 5. Components of Means: Interaction and Heterosis
  • 6. Components of Variation
  • 7. Interaction and Linkage
  • 8. Randomly Breeding Populations
  • 9. Diallels
  • 10. Departures from Simple Disomic Inheritance
  • 11. Genes, Effective Factors and Progress under Selection
  • 12. Experiments and Concepts
  • References