Genetics of Quantitative Resistance to Fungal Diseases

Geiger, H.H. and Heun, M (1989) Genetics of Quantitative Resistance to Fungal Diseases. Annual Reviews Phytopathology, 27. pp. 317-341.

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Continuous variation of a trait is usually caused by the simultaneous segregation of many genes that affect the trait and by a multitude of nongenetic factors. However, continuity as such does not unequivocally indicate polygenic inheritance, since small differences between genotypic values may be blurred by nongenetic variation.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: University of Hohenheim, Institute of Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics (Germany)
Subjects: Crop Improvement > Genetics/Genomics
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 03:34
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 03:34

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