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Inbreeding Depression

The decrease in heterozygosity of alleles in a gene pool due to continuous [[in.


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Re: Herbivores without predators

Yes, true. Bottleneck effect, associated genetic drift and inbreeding depression are all well theorised to reduce genetic variation, thus harming populations' ability ...

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by marquitosgm
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 16113

Proliferation and Precipitation Theory

supposedly docs and dentists have the highest rates of depression suicide and other self destructive behavior, perhaps the "inbreeding" within brackets would just kill us off sooner.

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by mith
Thu Mar 04, 2010 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Proliferation and Precipitation Theory
Replies: 3
Views: 5160

Why not hundreds of different sexes, why only two ?

... individuals. But later organisms had to deal with the problem of inbreeding depression. As a result of this, a mechanism that ensures that sexual reproduction occurs only ...

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by YASHRAJ
Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why not hundreds of different sexes, why only two ?
Replies: 2
Views: 4406

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of Research in Personality, 23, 7-20. Rushton, J. P. (1989b). Japanese inbreeding depression scores: Predictors of cognitive differences between blacks and whites. Intelligence, ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269861

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... of a subtest, the higher is its heritability, the higher the degree of inbreeding depression (an established genetic phenomenon) a test exhibits, the higher its relation to ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269861


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