Evolution, population dynamics, and stability: A comment

William M. Schaffer

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A recently proposed criterion for community coevolution is shown to be equivalent to requiring that a mutant have a positive selective advantage if it is to spread through a population. This is one of the basic conclusions of deterministic population genetics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-329
Number of pages4
JournalTheoretical Population Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics


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