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In genetics, Heritability is the proportion of phenotypic variation in a population that is attributable to genetic variation among individuals. Variation among individuals may be due to genetic and/or environmental factors....
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Genetic diversity is a level of biodiversity that refers to the total number of genetic characteristics in the genetic makeup of a species. It is distinguished from genetic variability, which describes the tendency of genetic...
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Estimates of genetic variance components within populations have indicated that ... have argued recently that much genetic variance in populations is due to such ...
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Any observer of populations of living organisms will recognize that some traits ... The first subcategory, additive genetic variance, refers to the deviation from ...
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lead to changes in the genetic variance of that trait, irrespective of changes in variation in ... because it erodes genetic variance, drift will scale G ...
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Additive and Dominance Genetic Variance of Fertility by Method and ... Genetic variance computed by usual models is quite low, but only additive ...
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PREVENTING INBREEDING DEPRESSION AND LOSS OF GENETIC VARIANCE IN HATCHERY POPULATIONS ... they do contribute to genetic variance, but they are often considered ...
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Liberating genetic variance through sex. Peters AD, Otto SP. ... alleles (epistasis) are positive, sex can reduce genetic variance in fitness. ...
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In summary, genetic variance, except for grain yield, was lost during advanced ... Expected Genetic Variance. A zero inbreeding coefficient was assumed for the ...
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In evolutionary genetics, additive genetic variance is a measure for the ... See an applet on Genetic Variance from a Single Locus at HGSS. ...
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