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quantitative genetics

  1. population genetics.
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Origin of quantitative genetics

First recorded in 1970–75
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quantitative genetics in Science

quantitative genetics

  1. The scientific study of the statistical analysis of the effects that heredity and environment have on phenotypic variation.
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