Three components of genetic drift in subdivided populations.

  • A. R. Rogers
  • Published 1988 in American journal of physical anthropology


Wright's metaphor of sampling is extended to consider three components of genetic drift: those occurring before, during, and after migration. To the extent that drift at each stage behaves like an independent random sample, the order of events does not matter. When sampling is not random, the order does matter, and the effect of population size is… (More)