Adaptative and selective responses of a population ofDrosophila melanogaster containinge ande+ to differences in temperature, humidity and to selection for developmental speed

@article{Kalmus2008AdaptativeAS,
  title={Adaptative and selective responses of a population ofDrosophila melanogaster containinge ande+ to differences in temperature, humidity and to selection for developmental speed},
  author={H. Kalmus},
  journal={Journal of Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={58-63}
}
  • H. Kalmus
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Journal of Genetics
SummarySelection was carried out for 14 months in populations ofDrosophila melanogaster containing at the outset equal numbers ofe ande+ genes. High temperature and to a less extent low humidity as well as selection for propagation of early flies tended to favour the light wild type, whereas the opposite conditions favoured the dark (ebony) flies. However, only a low temperature brought about an actual increase ofebony. In none of the eight lines was one allele completely eliminated, the only… Expand
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