Modeling the evolution of flower colour in snapdragons
published: June 5, 2014, recorded: May 2014, views: 2844
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Species are often subdivided into distinct populations, which are separated by narrow zones of hybridisation. These can be modelled using reaction-diffusion equations, yielding estimates of quantities such as the strength of selection and the rate of diffusion of genes. I will illustrate the population genetics of hybrid zones using our current study system, which involves populations of Antirrhinum (snapdragons) in the Pyrenees which differ in flower colour.
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