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Department
Biology
Course
BI226
Professor
Bruce Mc Kay
Semester
Fall

Description
BI226 2009 Section 8: Quantitative Genetics KEY CONCEPTS •Qualitative characters can be classified into discrete non-numerical cat egories while quantitative characters are often dist ributed continuously and are measured in numerical units. •Quantitative characters are often influenced by several genes and by environmental factors. •Description of quantitative inheritance typica lly relies on statistical summaries such as means and variances. •Phenotypic variation may be subdivi ded into genetic and environmental components which are then used to analy ze inheritance of quan titative characters. KEY TERMS qualitative description quantitative description continuous variation polygenic inheritance quantitative genetics metric character continuous trait meristic trait threshold trait di
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