• Corpus ID: 33953527

Hybrid zone dynamics under weak Haldane's rule

  title={Hybrid zone dynamics under weak Haldane's rule},
  author={Ren-Xue Wang},
  journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution},
  • Ren-Xue Wang
  • Published 16 February 2012
  • Biology
  • arXiv: Populations and Evolution
The ability of genetic isolation to block gene flow plays a key role in the speciation of sexually reproducing organisms. This paper analyses the hybrid zone dynamics affected by "weak" Haldane's rule, namely the incomplete hybrids inferiority (sterility/inviability) against the heterogametic (XY or ZW) sex caused by a Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibility. Different strengths of incompatibility, dispersal and density-dependent regulation are considered; and the gene flow and clinal structures of… 


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