Fisher's fundamental theorem of natural selection revisited.

Abstract

W. J. Ewens, following G. R. Price, has stressed that Fisher's fundamental theorem of natural selection about the increase in mean fitness is of general validity without any restrictive assumptions on the mating system, the fitness parameters, or the numbers of loci and alleles involved, but that it concerns only a partial change in mean fitness. This… (More)

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@article{Lessard1997FishersFT, title={Fisher's fundamental theorem of natural selection revisited.}, author={Sabrina Lessard}, journal={Theoretical population biology}, year={1997}, volume={52 2}, pages={119-36} }