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Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary (PASSeL) Lesson
Examines quantitative versus qualitative traits, looking at the use of phenotypes in determining quantitative control of heritability.
- Define a quantitative trait and contrast with qualitative traits.
- Recognize when a trait is quantitatively controlled by analyzing the distribution of phenotypes observed or measured in the F2.
- Describe the reasons for the distribution of phenotypes observed for a quantitative trait.
- Define what is meant by broad sense heritability and explain how it can be used in breeding programs.
- Lesson home
- The Inheritance of High Protein
- Possible Hypothesis: Is it a lack of dominance?
- The Next Generation
- Does the Lack of Dominance Hypothesis fit?
- Quantitative Traits
- Question 1
- Question 2
- Question 3
- Question 4
- Causes of Variation
- Estimating Heritability
- Variance: A measure of dispersion