All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Genetics

Genética Cuantitativa [Quantitative Genetics]

Textbook
By: Armando Caballero Rúa(Author)
353 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Genética Cuantitativa [Quantitative Genetics]
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Genética Cuantitativa [Quantitative Genetics] ISBN: 9788490774663 Paperback Mar 2017 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
    £54.99
    #240364
Selected version: £54.99
About this book Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Language: Spanish

Quantitative genetics studies the quantitative characteristics, which are all those biological attributes with continuous variation. The vast majority of characters of evolutionary importance and commercial interest in domestic animals and plants are quantitative, so quantitative genetics contributes to an understanding of the adaptation and evolution of living beings and provides the necessary tools for genetics modification and the conservation of biological resources. Likewise, a large part of human diseases are also quantitative characters, so their study is essential for understanding them. This textbook, aimed especially at students of genetics, but also at professionals as a reference manual, aims to outline the foundations on which the subject is based, trying to maintain a balance between the explanation of the most basic concepts and methods of more modern analyses.

Summary in Spanish:
La genética cuantitativa estudia los caracteres cuantitativos, que son todos aquellos atributos biológicos con variación continua. La gran mayoría de caracteres de importancia evolutiva y de interés comercial en animales y plantas domésticos son de tipo cuantitativo, por lo que la genética cuantitativa contribuye a la comprensión de la adaptación y la evolución de los seres vivos y proporciona las herramientas necesarias para la mejora genética y la conservación de recursos biológicos. Igualmente, gran parte de las enfermedades humanas son también caracteres cuantitativos, por lo que su estudio es fundamental para su compresión. Esta obra, dirigida especialmente a los alumnos de Genética, pero también a los profesionales como manual de consulta, tiene como objetivo trazar las bases en las que se sustenta la materia, procurando mantener un balance entre la explicación de los conceptos más básicos y los métodos de análisis más modernos.

Customer Reviews

Textbook
By: Armando Caballero Rúa(Author)
353 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Current promotions
Backlist BargainsThe Mammal SocietyOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife