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Analysis of genetic diversity with molecular markers

Genetic Diversity is the foundation of Breeding. In this presentation by Isabel Roldán-Ruiz, the following topics are discussed:

  1. Genetic variation and population genetics
  2. Concept of population
  3. Hardy-Weinberg principle
  4. Questions addressed by population geneticists and breeders
  5. Forces that act on genetic diversity in natural and selected populations
  6. Quantifying genetic variation
  7. Calculating genetic distances
  8. Displaying genetic relationships of a group of individuals or populations
  9. Examples

Key Document Information

Authors: Isabel Roldán-Ruiz

Subject: Breeding

Publication Date: August2012

Contributors: Shiphar Mulumba

Format: pdf

Language: English

Keywords: biodiversity, Breeding, Genetic diversity, Molecular markers


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