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What Determines Stature?

    Naturevolume 100pages407408 (1918) | Download Citation

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    DR. C. B. DAVENPORT has collected data in regard to human stature, and analysed them by modern methods of studying heredity. Some of the data refer to 2354 children of parents whose height is recorded, but the precision of this recording was very unequal. The other data refer to the inheritance of stature in families, and these, while less numerous, are more uniformly precise.

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