Quantitative Genetics with Special Reference to Plant and Animal Breeding / Edition 1

Quantitative Genetics with Special Reference to Plant and Animal Breeding / Edition 1

by Ralph E. Comstock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813820111

ISBN-13: 9780813820118

Pub. Date: 04/19/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813820118
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/19/1996
Pages:
421
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction3
2Genetic Background9
3Breeding Programs51
4Comparisons of Breeding Procedures63
5Responses to Artificial Selection65
6Mass Selection77
7Mass Selection - Assumptions and Validity of Theory97
8Progeny Test and Family Systems of Recurrent Selection109
9Selection for Performance in Crossbreds129
10The Variance, [actual symbol not reproducible] of the Selection Criterion157
11Effective Population Size in Recurrent Selection Programs173
12Choice of the Selection Criterion203
13The Design of Breeding Programs223
14Comparison of Selection Systems231
15Methods in Quantitative Genetics279
16Looking Ahead329
Appendixes345
Notes401
References413

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