Chapter 1. The Theoretical Principles of Population Genetics

  1. Yuri P. Altukhov,
  2. Elena A. Salmenkova and
  3. Vladimir T. Omelchenko

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999530.ch1

Salmonid Fishes: Population Biology, Genetics and Management

Salmonid Fishes: Population Biology, Genetics and Management

How to Cite

Altukhov, Y. P., Salmenkova, E. A. and Omelchenko, V. T. (eds) (2000) The Theoretical Principles of Population Genetics, in Salmonid Fishes: Population Biology, Genetics and Management, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999530.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Vavilov General Genetics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055876

Online ISBN: 9780470999530

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Keywords:

  • population genetics;
  • gene frequencies;
  • genome;
  • hardytweinberg rule;
  • sex ratio

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Estimation of gene frequencies

  • The Hardy Weinberg rule

  • Random genetic drift

  • Mutation and migration of genes

  • Natural selection

  • The influence of population subdivision on genetic structure

  • Conclusion