Relative effects of segregation and recombination on the evolution of sex in finite diploid populations

@article{Jiang2013RelativeEO,
  title={Relative effects of segregation and recombination on the evolution of sex in finite diploid populations},
  author={X Y Jiang and S. Hu and Q Xu and Y. Chang and Shiheng Tao},
  journal={Heredity},
  year={2013},
  volume={111},
  pages={505-512}
}
The mechanism of reproducing more viable offspring in response to selection is a major factor influencing the advantages of sex. In diploids, sexual reproduction combines genotype by recombination and segregation. Theoretical studies of sexual reproduction have investigated the advantage of recombination in haploids. However, the potential advantage of segregation in diploids is less studied. This study aimed to quantify the relative contribution of recombination and segregation to the… 
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