Mathematical model for the study of fertility and viability in inbreeding populations
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Granted that a single or complex gene is responsible for inbreeding depression, theoretical expressions for fertility and viability are obtained in different diploid populations: brother-sister, half-brother-sister, cousins and double-cousins. The conclusions of the study of viability variations according to the coefficient of parentage are proved by the results of experiments and lead to a new view of genetic load.
KeywordsCommon Ancestor Genetic Load Diploid Population Embryonic Mortality Diploid Zygote
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