General quantitative genetic methods for comparative biology: phylogenies, taxonomies and multi‐trait models for continuous and categorical characters

@article{Hadfield2010GeneralQG,
  title={General quantitative genetic methods for comparative biology: phylogenies, taxonomies and multi‐trait models for continuous and categorical characters},
  author={J. Hadfield and S Nakagawa},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={23}
}
Although many of the statistical techniques used in comparative biology were originally developed in quantitative genetics, subsequent development of comparative techniques has progressed in relative isolation. Consequently, many of the new and planned developments in comparative analysis already have well‐tested solutions in quantitative genetics. In this paper, we take three recent publications that develop phylogenetic meta‐analysis, either implicitly or explicitly, and show how they can be… Expand
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