Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Whitlock, M. C. and Phillips, P. C. 2001. Drift: Introduction. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Genetic drift is the random change in allele frequencies by the chance success of some alleles relative to others.
- small populations;
- evolutionary change;
- fixation of alleles;
- founder effects