Inbreeding Effects on Estimation of Genetic Additive Variance

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The value of open-pollinated seed for estimating the additive genetic variance among families is diminished by a probable bias due to natural inbreeding. Several factors including non-additive genetic effects, relatedness of neighboring trees, and the failure to recognize any inbreeding tend to foster an overestimate of the true additive genetic variance.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: A Member of the Inst. of Forest Genetics, Southern Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agric., Gulfport, Miss.

Publication date: March 1, 1966

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