Species Interactions and the Evolution of Sex

@article{Otto2004SpeciesIA,
  title={Species Interactions and the Evolution of Sex},
  author={S. Otto and S. Nuismer},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={304},
  pages={1018 - 1020}
}
The Red Queen hypothesis posits that sex has evolved in response to the shifting adaptive landscape generated by the evolution of interacting species. Previous studies supporting the Red Queen hypothesis have considered a narrow region of parameter space and only a subset of ecological and genetic interactions. Here, we develop a population genetics model that circumscribes a broad array of ecological and genetic interactions among species and derive the first general analytical conditions for… Expand

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