Prelim Answer Key - 2001 - ANIMAL SCIENCE 221 2nd Prelim...

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ANIMAL SCIENCE 221 2 nd Prelim APRIL, 2001 - ANSWER KEY PART 1: Fill in the blanks using words, not symbols of variable. (1 point each) 1. Assume you are studying a population for a sex-linked locus. In the first generation of study, you note the allele frequencies in males are different from those in females. You would calculate the frequency of the allele in the progeny from random mating for each sex as (in words): Males frequency from female parents Females average of frequency from male and female parents 2. The mean of a population is a function of two components. They are (in words): A level of management B average genetic value of population 3. The frequency of mutations in a population is a function of two components. They are (in words): A frequency of allele B mutation rate 4. The probability of detection depends on two components. They are (in words): A frequency of recessive allele in mates B number of progeny PART 2: 1. Two populations are mixed. Males from one population are to be mated to females of a second. Both populations are in equilibrium.
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course AN SC 221 taught by Professor Pollak,ej during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Prelim Answer Key - 2001 - ANIMAL SCIENCE 221 2nd Prelim...

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