The Maynard Smith model of sympatric speciation.

  title={The Maynard Smith model of sympatric speciation.},
  author={Sergey Gavrilets},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  volume={239 2},
The paper entitled "Sympatric speciation," which was published by John Maynard Smith in 1966, initiated the development of mathematical models aiming to identify the conditions for sympatric speciation. A part of that paper was devoted to a specific two-locus, two-allele model of sympatric speciation in a population occupying a two-niche system. Maynard Smith provided some initial numerical results on this model. Later, Dickinson and Antonovics (1973) and Caisse and Antonovics (1978) performed… CONTINUE READING

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