Forward and reverse response to artificial selection

@article{Nicholas1976ForwardAR,
  title={Forward and reverse response to artificial selection},
  author={Frank W. Nicholas},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={1976},
  volume={48},
  pages={101-104}
}
The effect of t ′ generations of reverse selection after t generations of forward selection can be described by expressing the change in the metric mean resulting from reverse selection (R) interms ofthe change in the metric mean due to the previous forward selection (Δx). An additive model of artificial selection in a population of effective size N with no… CONTINUE READING