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Quantitative genetics What are quantitative traits?  Heritability Measuring selection Population & quantitative genetics & evolution
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Mendelian genetics vs. quantitative  genetics Mendelian genetics – or simple Mendelian inheritance -discrete characters -few genes involved -environmental variation low Quantitative genetics – or complex trait inheritance -complex characters -many genes involved -environmental variation greater
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Discrete vs. quantitative characters Figure 9.3.  Ridley (2006)  Evolution
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Quantitative genetics P = G + E Figure 6.2  Figure 3.9A
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Quantitative genetics P = G + E P = A + D + I + E A = additive D = dominance I = interaction or epistasis
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Quantitative genetics P = G + E P = A + D + I + E Complete or full dominance
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Quantitative genetics P = G + E P = A + D + I + E Steiner et al (2007)  PLoS Biology
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