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ASI 811 - Primer to Quantitative Genetics

Credits: 1

The goal of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the language and basic principles of quantitative genetics. Its purpose is to develop foundational knowledge for students entering a graduate program in animal breeding and genetics. Topics included will be the basic model for quantitative genetics (additive and non-additive genetic effects, including Mendelian sampling, and environmental effects), sources of variation, heritability, family resemblance and repeatability, selection response, and family selection. Expected values and concepts in applied statistics (e.g., linear regression) will also be considered.

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