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Recombination, Variability and Evolution: Algorithms of Estimation and Population Genetics

By: AB Korol, IA Preigel and SI Priegel

376 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #33018 | ISBN: 0412494108
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Comprehensive review of all aspects of recombination.


The problem of recombination estimation. General survey of methods for estimating recombination variability. Marker analysis. Marker analysis of quantitative traits. Recombination and artificial selection for quantitative traits in segregating generations. Population genetic models of interaction between selection and crossing over. The genetic system and recombination. Effect of linkage and crossing over on population genetic structure and mean fitness. Microevolution of the recombination control system. Selection for recombination in multi-locus systems due to environmental fluctuations. Species interactions as a factor in the evolution of recombination. Evolutionary interpretation of recombination phenomenology. Conclusions.

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