The migration of a mutant gene into isolated populations of Drosophila Melanogaster


Sepia (eyed) D. melanogaster females were allowed to enter ‘bottle’ populations of wildtype D. melanogaster flies at rare, sporadic intervals. The frequency of sepia-eyed individuals in these populations was determined much more by selective forces than by numbers of immigrant individuals. Populations with no sepia individuals averaged nearly 3 immigrant… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00122680


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