Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 319–330 | Cite as

Investigations on inheritance of quantitative characters in animals by gene markers I. Methods

  • H. Geldermann


The method described uses monogenic inherited characters as markers by which the transmission of homologous chromosome sections from parents to progeny can be controlled. The procedure then attributes effects on continuously varying characters to marked chromosome sections. It allows the mapping of effects having a share in quantitative characters in natural or breeding populations.


Gene Marker Breeding Population Homologous Chromosome Marked Chromosome Quantitative Character 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Geldermann
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  1. 1.Tierärztliches Institut der Universität GöttingenBRD

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