Mechanisms of reinforcement in natural and simulated polymorphic populations

@article{Nosil2008MechanismsOR,
  title={Mechanisms of reinforcement in natural and simulated polymorphic populations},
  author={Patrik Nosil and Roman Yukilevich},
  journal={Biological Journal of The Linnean Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={95},
  pages={305-319}
}
Reinforcement speciation is the process whereby selection against hybrids drives the evolution of enhanced pre-mating reproductive isolation. Work has focused on divergent mating preferences (assortative mating) but pre-mating isolation can also arise via various migration modification behaviours, such as divergent habitat preferences. The relative importance of these two different mechanisms of reinforcement remains unclear. A recent theoretical model (Yukilevich–True model) found that… Expand

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