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1

In the genetic formula, P=G+E, what does P and G stand for?

P= phenotype G= genotype

2

Besides perpetuation of the species, why is sexual reproduction important in animals?

Genetic recombination

3

Give an ex. of a "trait"

Presence of horns in cattle

4

Besides Physical Environment, what is another entity that could be considered "E"

Economics

5

What are the two tools used by Animal Breeders

Selection and mating

6

The two aspects of artificial selection are

Replacement selection and culling

7

Which has the highest Heritability?

Wither Height

8

Which "selection" regime would be "survival of the fittest"

Natural

9

Where would you find terminal crosses?

Commercial Producer

10

From a breeding standpoint, what s the most revealing interaction?

Genotype by (physical) environment interaction