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additive gene effects

Definition:
Gene action which is the result of genes acting independently of genetic background so that each gene has an equal ability to be expressed and makes an independent contribution to the expression of the trait.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • additive gene action
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4054
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