Reinforcement in plants.

@article{Hopkins2013ReinforcementIP,
  title={Reinforcement in plants.},
  author={Robin Hopkins},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={197 4},
  pages={1095-103}
}
A major goal of evolutionary biology is to understand how diverging populations become species. The evolution of reproductive isolation (RI) halts the genomic homogenization caused by gene flow and recombination, and enables differentiation and local adaptations to become fixed between newly forming species. Selection can favor the strengthening of RI through a process termed reinforcement. Reinforcement occurs when selection favors traits that decrease mating between two incipient species in… CONTINUE READING
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