Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Ungerer, M. C. and Rieseberg, L. H. 2005. Speciation: Genetics. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
New species arise when previously interbreeding populations become isolated by reproductive barriers. These barriers are thought to originate as a byproduct of genetic divergence between geographically isolated populations; they may have a complex polygenic basis or be under simple genetic control.
- reproductive isolation;
- genetic architecture;
- standard modelHaldane's rule;
- hybrid speciation