By Timothy A. Mousseau, Barry Sinervo, John A. Endler
That includes an exceptional number of papers from prime authors, this publication summarizes the country of present figuring out concerning the quantity of genetic edition inside of wild populations and the how you can computer screen such version. it's a useful source for execs and graduate scholars in genetics, biology, ecology, and evolution.
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8 gives the changes in coefficients of variation. 3 Effects on G. scandens Two F1 families (G. fortis X G. scandens), five firstgeneration backcross families, and two second-generation backcross families were added to the total sample of 149 G. , hybrids and backcrosses constituted about 5% of the total, which approximates their incidence in the population). All offspring bred with G. scandens and were therefore members of the G. scandens population (P. R. Grant and B. R. Grant 1997b). Effects of hybridization on G.
Adaptive Genetic Variation in the Wild by Timothy A. Mousseau, Barry Sinervo, John A. Endler