{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

reading assigment 6

reading assigment 6 - more genetic variation there is in a...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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%....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}