ANG 107 Quiz 6
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1.The weight of gum tree leaves eaten by Koala bear is an inheritable trait. You measure the average weightof gum tree leaves eaten by a Koala bear population per day is 340 g, and the variance of that eaten by thesame population is 100 g2. The narrow-sense heritability of this trait is 0.12.A.What is the variance of breeding value in this population? [3pts]
2B.Coco is your favorite Koala bear, and she eats 370 g gum tree leaves per day on average. What do youexpect her breeding value to be? [3pts]
C.If Coco mates with a male whose breeding value is +5 g, and they produce many progeny. what do youexpect the mean breeding value of their progeny to be? [3pts]
D.If Coco mates with a male whose breeding value is +5 g, and they produce many progeny. what do youexpect the mean phenotypic value of their progeny to be? [3pts]
2.You measure the milk yield of a Holstein population. You know the variance of milk yield is 1000 lbs