Fundamental theorem of natural selection
fundamental theorem of natural selection
Glossary of "Evolution (4th ed.)" by Futuyma & Kirkpatrick (2017)
- A mathematical result derived by R. A. Fisher stating that under certain conditions, the mean fitness of a population will increase in each generation by an amount equal to the additive genetic variance for relative fitness.
- Futuyma, D. J. & Kirkpatrick, M. 2017. Evolution, 4th ed. -xviii + 602 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.