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Response to selection in a quantitative trait

Response to selection in a quantitative trait

This simulation illustrates the response to selection in a quantitative trait. Users may select from several different population means and variances, selective optima and strengths of selection (through the variance of the selection function), and heritabilities. The regression between mid-parent and offspring is shown, individuals surviving a bout of selection are highlighted in blue, and the selective differential and response to selection are highlighted in red.


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