6. Gene Flow and Population Subdivision

  1. Alan R. Templeton

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047356.ch6

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory

How to Cite

Templeton, A. R. (2006) Gene Flow and Population Subdivision, in Population Genetics and Microevolutionary Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047356.ch6

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



  • gene flow and population subdivision;
  • Wahlund effect and F statistics;
  • gene flow and drift balance


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gene Flow

  • Balance of Gene Flow and Drift

  • Wahlund Effect and F Statistics

  • Population Subdivision and System of Mating

  • Other Relationships of fst to N (Drift) and m(Gene Flow)

  • Impact of Population Subdivision upon Genetic Variation in Total Population

  • Using Sequence or Restriction Site Data to Measure Population Subdivision

  • Multiple Modes of Inheritance and Population Structure

  • A Final Warning