Avian Genetics: A Population and Ecological Approach by F. Cooke

By F. Cooke

This learn starts off with the old evolution of labor in avian genetics, continuing from a dialogue of Mendelian (ie. classical) genes to reasons of the following:

Quantitative genetics

Chromosomal genetics

Biochemical genetics

vast therapy of inhabitants genetics

a few examples of long term studies

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* Avian Genetics starts off with the ancient evolution of labor in avian genetics, continuing from a dialogue of Mendelian (i.e., classical) genes to reasons of the following:
* Quantitative genetics
* Chromosomal genetics
* Biochemical genetics
* vast remedy of inhabitants genetics
* a few examples of long term reviews

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Geramita et al (1982) concluded that spread of the blue morph through monomorphic white populations of Lesser Snow Goose was due to "gene flow tempered by assortative mating based on familial colour". Moreover, it was only when allowance was made for some 10-15% mistakes in assortative mating (known to happen at that rate) that the model fitted reality. O'Donald (1983) believed that, despite many years' work on Arctic Skua, there were still some uncertainties; nonetheless, that species' polymorphism appeared to be maintained by a combination of sexual selection (favouring dark morphs) and natural selection (favouring lights), augmented by assortative mating and gene flow, a complex situation.

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