All Shops

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 £30 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

Quantitative Genetics

Textbook Coming Soon
By: Armando Caballero Rúa(Author)
Quantitative Genetics
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Quantitative Genetics ISBN: 9781108722353 Paperback Apr 2020 Available for pre-order : Due Apr 2020
  • Quantitative Genetics ISBN: 9781108481410 Hardback Apr 2020 Available for pre-order : Due Apr 2020
Selected version: £29.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

Quantitative genetics is the study of continuously varying traits which make up the majority of biological attributes of evolutionary and commercial interest. Quantitative Genetics provides a much-needed up-to-date, in-depth yet accessible text for the field. In lucid language, the author guides readers through the main concepts of population and quantitative genetics and their applications. It is written to be approachable to even those without a strong mathematical background, including applied examples, a glossary of key terms, and problems and solutions to support students in grasping important theoretical developments and their relevance to real-world biology. An engaging, must-have textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. Given its applied focus, it also equips researchers in genetics, genomics, evolutionary biology, animal and plant breeding and conservation genetics with the understanding and tools for genetic improvement, comprehension of the genetic basis of human diseases, and conservation of biological resources.


Preface to the Spanish version

1. Continuous variation
2. Forces of change in the allelic frequencies
3. Components of phenotypic values and variances
4. Inbreeding and coancestry
5. Effective population size
6. Estimation of genetic values, variances and covariances
7. Mutation
8. Consequences of inbreeding
9. Artificial selection
10. Natural selection
11. Genomic analysis of quantitative traits

Solution to the problems and self-assessment questions

Customer Reviews


Armando Caballero is Professor of Genetics at the University of Vigo, Spain, with research interests in quantitative and population genetics, conservation genetics and evolution. He has served as Associate Editor for the journals Evolution, American Naturalist, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics Selection Evolution, and Heredity.

Textbook Coming Soon
By: Armando Caballero Rúa(Author)
Current promotions
Handbook of the mammals of the world batsHelmBacklist BargainsOrder your free copy of our 2020 equipment catalogue