Selection theory with overlapping generations

  title={Selection theory with overlapping generations},
  author={J James},
  booktitle={Annales de g{\'e}n{\'e}tique et de s{\'e}lection animale},
The current controversy in population genetics concerns the mechanism, by which single-gene polymorphisms are maintained. As the levels of heterozygosity per locus per individual are in vertebrates around 20 p. 100 and in invertebrates over 50 p. 100 , it is assumed that most of this polymorphism is adaptively neutral rather than balanced. There are also… CONTINUE READING