Heterozygosity and monomorphism reconsidered

Ranajit Chakraborty, Shozo Yokoyama

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The relationship between heterozygosity and the probability of monomorphism. is evaluated under several competing hypotheses. It is shown that such a relationship alone has very little discriminatory power in distinguishing between the alternative hypotheses unless the selection pressure is quite strong.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-333
Number of pages7
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1978

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    Chakraborty, R., & Yokoyama, S. (1978). Heterozygosity and monomorphism reconsidered. Heredity, 41(3), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1038/hdy.1978.103