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The Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium for one Locus

  • Albert Jacquard
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Part of the Biomathematics book series (BIOMATHEMATICS, volume 5)

Abstract

In 1908, a few years after the rediscovery of Mendel’s laws, the English mathematician Hardy and the German geneticist Weinberg independently demonstrated that populations which fulfil a number of conditions, to be described in this chapter, are in a state of equilibrium with certain simple properties.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Jacquard
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  1. 1.Institut National d’Etudes DémographiquesParisFrance

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