## An introduction to population genetics theory |

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#### LibraryThing Review

User Review - amarcobio - LibraryThingThis IS the classic text on population genetics. Some parts may not be very useful nowadays, but it is still important to read by anyone wanting to workmin the field. The chapters on distributionnof gene frequencies ans stochastic processes are excellent in the content and the text itself. Read full review

### Contents

MODELS OF POPULATION GROWTH | 3 |

RANDOMLY MATING POPULATIONS | 31 |

INBREEDING | 61 |

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allele frequencies Amer approximately assortative mating assume average fitness becomes Biol change in gene chromosome consanguinity consider constant correlation covariance decrease derived deviation diploid discussed distribution dominance dominance variance effective number effective population number epistasis epistatic equal equation equilibrium evolution example expected females Figure finite population Fisher fixation formula fraction gene frequency gene frequency change genic variance genotype frequencies given Haldane Hardy-Weinberg Hardy-Weinberg principle heterozygotes heterozygous homozygotes homozygous inbred inbreeding coefficient inbreeding effective increase individual initial frequency Kimura lethal linkage load loci males Malthusian parameters matrix mean measured multiple alleles mutant gene mutation rate natural selection number of alleles obtain overdominance parent phenotype polymorphism population genetics probability progeny proportion quantity random mating random-mating rate of change ratio recessive gene recombination sampling of gametes Section self-fertilization sexes single locus subpopulation Substituting Table tion trait variability Wright zygote