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Evolution and the Genetics of Populations : Experimental Results and Evolutionary Deductions v. 3 - Sewall Wright

Evolution and the Genetics of Populations

Experimental Results and Evolutionary Deductions v. 3

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"Wright's views about population genetics and evolution are so fundamental and so comprehensive that every serious student must examine these books firsthand. . . . Publication of this treatise is a major event in evolutionary biology."-Daniel L. Hartl, "BioScience"

Introduction
Inbreeding Depression and Heterosis: Plants
Inbreeding in Animals: Differentiation and Depression
Variability under Inbreeding and Crossbreeding
Genotypic Persistence in Inbred Lines and Clones
The Course of Directional Selection
Artificial Selection Excluding Insects
Artificial Selection with Insects
Natural Selection in the Laboratory
Experimental Stochastic Distributions of Gene Frequencies
Mutation and Selection
Theories of Evolution: Mutation and Mass Selection
Shifting Balance Theories of Evolution
Genetic Load and Genetic Variability
The Evolution of Dominance
Breeds of Livestock
General Conclusions
Bibliography Corrections for Volume 1 and 2
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780226910406
ISBN-10: 0226910407
Series: Experimental Results & Evolutionary Deductions : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 622
Published: 1st January 1997
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 14.4  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.82
Edition Type: New edition