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Large population in comparison with the mutation rate

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Unformatted text preview: frequencies b. Gives us a testable model c. Assumptions: i. Large population (in comparison with the mutation rate) ii. Random mating iii. No genetic drift iv. No selection v. No migration d. In the equation, the w’s are viabilities. Viability is the chance of reaching a reproductive age. III. Mean fitness a. Important if you want to predict how allele frequencies move/change. b. Flour beetles (in textbook): i. Easy experiment ii. (+) is t...
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2013 for the course BIOL 3040 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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