Broad Sense Heritability: estimates percentage of genetic variance using all components of genetic variance
: includes additive, dominance, epistasis, maternal and paternal effect
: ratio of genotypic variance to phenotypic variance
Which of these statements about heritability is false?
A. Narrow sense heritability measures the proportion of phenotypic variance due to additive genotypic variance.
B. Greater heritability values indicate a larger role for genetic variation in phenotypic variation.
C. Broad sense heritability estimates are useful in animal breeding programs to indicate the potential response of a population to artificial selection.
D. Broad sense heritability includes all types of genetic variation in a population.
E. Broad sense heritability measures the contribution of genotypic variance to the total phenotypic variance.
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