Journal of Genetics

, Volume 74, Issue 1–2, pp 19–24 | Cite as

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

  • Narayan Behera
Article

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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
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  1. 1.Developmental Biology and Genetics LaboratoryIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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