Unformatted text preview: s among different populations and seems to be
related to the amount of starch in the traditional diet. DNA Markers and Individual Variation
• Y chromosome
markers can come
from any male in the
• Autosomal markers
more likely to vary,
James Quantitative Trait Variation
• Quantitative trait = continuous trait.
• They are coded for by multiple genes:
• Anything that can be measured by
quantity is a polygenic trait.
• Continuous variation is
possible because of heteropossible
Example: height Heritability
• What proport...
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