Lecture 05

Lecture 05 - Lecture 05 / 10.09.08 - Population genetics...

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gger fishes. 75-80% fish heading up river were caught - intense selection against big fish. It caused the average size fish to decre arvae eat fly larvae. In the winter, woodpeckers and chickadees open up galls and eat fly. Wasp only parasitizes smaller (Directi ze - large or small. Birds with smaller or larger bills had higher survival because birds specialize on large, hard seeds or soft, small seeds. ght-mouthed more common, prey is more wary to left side, and vice-versa mimicry (the bee on the cautious signal Lecture 05 // 10.09.08 - Population genetics Question : Heritability of human height is well studied. Here are estimates of heritability for height in different human populations: Australia = 0.8, Finland = 0.78, China = 0.65, Western Africa = 0.65. What is a reasonable hypothesis for why the results for Aussies and Finns are so different from Chinese and Western Africans? There is more environmental variation contributing to height in Chinese and Africans. Heritability = genetics / genetics and [environment]
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course BILD 632282 taught by Professor Henter during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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Lecture 05 - Lecture 05 / 10.09.08 - Population genetics...

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