Natural Selection and the Sex Ratio: Fisher's Sources

@article{Edwards1998NaturalSA,
  title={Natural Selection and the Sex Ratio: Fisher's Sources},
  author={A. W. F. Edwards},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  year={1998},
  volume={151},
  pages={564 - 569}
}
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  • Published 1 June 1998
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which Fisher was certainly familiar. Probably the most celebrated argument in evolutionary The argument, which Fisher had expressed purely verbiology is the explanation of the near equality in the bally, lay fallow from 1930 until population geneticists numbers of males and females in many species that R. A. started to cast it in mathematical form (Shaw and Fisher (1930) gave in The Genetical Theory of Natural SeMohler 1953; Shaw 1958; Bodmer and Edwards 1960; lection. It demonstrated how… 

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