What If We Knew All the Genes for a Quantitative Trait in Hybrid Crops?

Bernardo has assessed potential of additional information from knowing the genes (in quantitative genetics, one can do a lot with knowing nothing about the genetic architecture beyond simple assumptions about resemblance between relatives) in maize. He concluded that not much can be gained for traits controlled by many loci. More ...

P.S. There is much more literature on this topic!

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