Rate of evolution of a character without epistasis.

  title={Rate of evolution of a character without epistasis.},
  author={Thomas Nagylaki},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={86 6},
  • Thomas Nagylaki
  • Published 1989 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
IT IS SHOWN THAT THE RATE OF CHANGE OF THE MEAN OF A CHARACTER UNDER SELECTION IS [FORMULA: see text] where C, W, DeltaZ, and B denote the genic (additive genetic) covariance of the character and fitness (i.e., the covariance of the average effect on the character and the average excess for fitness of every allele that affects the character), the mean fitness, the average of the changes in the genotypic values of the character over the next generation, and a correction term, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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