4. Genetic Drift

  1. Alan R. Templeton

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047356.ch4

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

How to Cite

Templeton, A. R. (2006) Genetic Drift, in Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047356.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471409519

Online ISBN: 9780470047354

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Keywords:

  • genetic drift, disequilibrium, and system of mating;
  • founder and bottleneck effects;
  • effective population size

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Evolutionary Properties of Genetic Drift

  • Founder and Bottleneck Effects

  • Genetic Drift and Disequilibrium

  • Genetic Drift, Disequilibrium, and System of Mating

  • Effective Population Size