Weak selection

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Weak selection

Post by Siemowit » Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:47 pm

Is there any example of weak selection working very slowly (but indeed working) ? Or effects of weak selection would be completely erased by regression to the mean ?

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Post by mith » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:03 pm

You cannot characterize regression to the mean as a force of selection(counterselection in this case). Any sort of selection acts to shift the population towards some direction(s).
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Re: Weak selection

Post by Darby » Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:38 pm

It seems like any stable long-standing environment would exert weak selection on the populations in it.

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