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Dr. Emmert POSC 2353 28 March 2007 Section VI Reading Assignment 1. Selection is practiced in a breeding program to genetically improve a product or population. 2. The success of a breeding program depends on the variation within the quantitative traits, the selection pressure, and the accuracy of selection. 3. Genetic variation is related to potential success of a breeding program because the
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Unformatted text preview: more genetic variation there is in a population the more superior the birds will be compared to the population average, and thus the higher the success of the breeding program. 4. 10% 5. As selection, intensity increases percent selected decreases and vice versa. 6. Female line = 95%, Male lines = 25-40%....
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