mathematical theory of quantitative genetics by M. G. Bulmer

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

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StatementM.G. Bulmer.
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LC ClassificationsQH452.7 .B84
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Paginationx, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL4115515M
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The Mathematical Theory of Quantitative Genetics Oxford University Press Oxford science publications: Authors: M. Bulmer, Michael George Bulmer: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher.

It develops a reasoned account of the theory of quantitative genetics quantitative genetics Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details which links observable statistical properties, such as variances and correlations, with underlying genetic and other factors.

The first four chapters lay out the basic principles, and lead to methods for a partition of the genetic by: Click to read more about The mathematical theory of quantitative genetics by M.G.

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Formats: Summary | Page Browse | PDF (K) | Citation; Share. Facebook Twitter Google+ Support Center Support Center Author: R. Elston. BOOK REVIEWS A. Edwards, Foundations of Mathematical Genetics, Cambridge U. P., New York, viii+ pp.; illus., index, $ The title of this book is deceiving.

It is not a treatise on the foundations of mathematical genetics at all, but a monograph on the traditional one-locus. Authors: Klug W.S., et al. The first best genetics textbook in this listing is the 12th edition of a very popular genetics textbook.

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lation. Quantitative genetics emphasizes the role of selection in controlled populations of known ancestry. Some topics of population genetics are often discussed in quantitative genetics books, partly because popula-tion genetics is basic to quantitative genetics.

POPC08 28/8/06 PM Page Genetics and Breeding 30 () During many years among the most important books on quantitative genetics that helped the breeders, were the books of two British centres of quantitative genetics, in Birmingham and in Edinburgh.

These were ``Biometrical genetics`` by Mather (), Mather and Jinks (), followed after the death of both authors by the successor book ``Genetical analysis. The Mathematical Theory of Quantitative Genetics by M. Bulmer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Mathematical genetics (NOT QUANTITATIVE GENETICS).

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This theory is inherently mathematical and therefore may not be readily approachable for all students. The Mathematical Theory of Quantitative Genetics. Bulmer. Publisher: Oxford University Press. Publication Date: out-of-print. Category: General.

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Cambridge U Press. Bernardo R () Breeding for Quantitative Traits in Plants. Stemma Press. ISBN The following books may be found interesting for particular subjects. Becker, W.A. Manual of Quantitative Genetics. Fourth Edition. Academic Enterprises, Pulman, Washington. Bos I and Caligari P.

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Crow’s book is not the only textbook on quantitative genetics. I might have started with Douglas Falconer’s classic Introduction to Quantitative Genetics () (no mention of population genetics there!). I came across Falconer’s book (in the excellent edition that has Trudy Mackay as a co-author) later.

However, by then I was long. Quantitative genetics represents a statistical analysis of the resemblance among relatives to uncover the causal components of phenotypic variation and to predict phenotypic responses to natural or artificial selection either for single or for multiple, correlated traits.

At its core is a model that assumes the existence of a large number of polymorphic loci with alleles of small and mostly additive effect. Bulmer's carefully argued book is an essential resource for anyone trying to understand the abortive Victorian attempts to quantify heredity and construct a mathematical theory of evolution.

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About this book. The advances made possible by the development of molecular techniques have in recent years revolutionized quantitative genetics and its relevance for population genetics. Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory takes a modern approach to population genetics.

The Role of Mathematics in Evolutionary Theory Jun Otsuka, Kyoto University, Japan The central role of mathematical modeling in modern evolutionary theory has raised a concern as to why and how abstract formulae can say anything about empirical phenomena of evolution.

Mathematical modeling. Quantitative genetic theory can accurately predict the response to selective breeding of production traits but is less effective at predicting the response to selection for resistance to infectious diseases. This is because selecting resistant animals and culling susceptible animals can alter the rate of disease transmission.

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The book covers all of the major theoretical approaches used to study the mechanics of evolution, including classical one- and two-locus models, diffusion theory, coalescent theory, quantitative genetics, and Reviews: 8.

adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. Get this from a library. Foundations of mathematical genetics. [A W F Edwards] -- "In this second edition of his classic work Foundations of Mathematical Genetics A.

Edwards gives a definitive account of the basic models of deterministic population genetics together with. Links to web pages, particular programs, and notes/comments on all issues in quantitative genetics (i.e., animal breeding, plant breeding, evolutionary genetics, human genetics) can be found under the appropriate chapters.

Chapters listed in bold have additional notes providing updated material. Expanded Table of Contents. Most telling, however, is the consistently quantitative approach to data and their interpretation. While a full appreciation of the book will require some mathematical understanding, the steps required are clearly dealt with in appendices, and the reader is helped by problems in each chapter.

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Describing systems in a quantitative manner means their behavior can be better simulated, and hence properties can be predicted that might not be evident to the experimenter. Hence, these tables and figures are useful for understanding quantitative genetics, but they cannot be used for any practical application of quantitative genetics to IQ.

Important Quantitative Concepts Introduction The following sections are the core of this chapter. They explain in English the. The book covers all of the major theoretical approaches used to study the mechanics of evolution, including classical one- and two-locus models, diffusion theory, coalescent theory, quantitative genetics, and game theory.

To understand quantitative genetics, it is important to understand the meaning of three basic statistics—the mean, the variance, and the correlation coefficient. The mathematics behind each of these three statistics is much less important that the conceptual issues of what they measure.

Consequently, a general exposition of the theory and applications of quantitative genetics quantitative genetics Subject Category: Miscellaneous see more details, at not too high a mathematical level, by a member of this unit, is most welcome, especially as the author combines his grasp of the subject with an unusual capacity for clear exposition.

Mathematical population genetics. [W J Ewens] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Population genetics -- Mathematics.

# Population and Quantitative Genetics\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Quantitative Genetics By Falconer Mackaygenetics have been covered by C row and K imura () in An Introduction to Population Genetics Theory, by B ulmer () in The Mathematical Theory of Quantitative Genetics, and recently by Bü rger () in The Mathematical Theory of Selection, Recombination, and Mutation.

Falconer and. The areas covered are: the mathematical and molecular foundations of population genetics, molecular variation and evolution, selection and genetic polymorphisms, linkage and breeding system evolution, quantitative genetics and phenotypic evolution, gene flow and population structure, speciation, behaviour, and ecology.3/5(1).genetics, statistics and probability theory blended to evo lve the subject of quantitative genetics, the book deliberates on how gen etic theory is built on measured trait values.The book covers all of the major theoretical approaches used to study the mechanics of evolution, including classical one- and two-locus models, diffusion theory, coalescent theory, quantitative genetics, and game theory.

There are also chapters on theoretical approaches to the evolution of development and on multilevel selection theory.

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