Journal of Genetics

, Volume 74, Issue 1, pp 19–24

A compact proof of Fisher’s Fundamental Theorem for multiple loci

  • Narayan Behera

DOI: 10.1007/BF02924243

Cite this article as:
Behera, N. J. Genet. (1995) 74: 19. doi:10.1007/BF02924243


A systematic method is formulated to carry out theoretical analysis in a multilocus multiallele genetic system. As a special application, the Fundamental Theorem of Natural Selection is proved (in the continuous time model) for a multilocus multiallele system if all pairwise linkage disequilibria are zero.


Evolution natural selection allele frequency variance in fitness integral variational principle 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Narayan Behera
    • 1
  1. 1.Developmental Biology and Genetics LaboratoryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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