• Phenotypic, genetic and environmental correlations between chaeta number and wing length inDrosophila melanogaster

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      Biometric data on bristle numbers for two segments and wing length of 936 femaleDrosophila melanogaster derived from a wild stock are presented. Heritabilities were about 0.4. The genetic correlation between the two bristle numbers was +.91, the environmental correlation insignificant. The genetic correlations between wing length and the bristle numbers were +39 and +.17, the environmental correlations again insignificant.

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      G. C. Taneja1 2 Swastika Negi1 Satish Kumar1 2

      1. Animal Genetics Division, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izalnagar (U.P.)
      2. Special Animal Studies Division, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur (Rajasthan), India
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