Quantitative Genetics

Vsubz is the sum of the environmental and genetic

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Unformatted text preview: The income is a consequence of three influences, all can raise or lower. The phenotype z is income. The variance of the total is is the sum of each variance. This is assuming no statistical interaction between the three influences. This is probably not true Possible positive interaction of salary and investments Variance partitioning in phenotype Phenotype: zi = genetic effects on phenotype + environmental effects on phenotype What is the variance in phenotype in the population? Vsubz =VsubG +VsubE This is the same as for phenotype of income. Vsubz is the sum of the environmental and genetic variances on phenotypes....
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course BIOL 185 at Georgetown.

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