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Quantitative Genetics of Fitness Traits in a Wild Population of Phlox
Author(s): K. E. Schwaegerle and D. A. Levin
Article Topic(s): Genetics
Research Setting(s): Greenhouse
Species Referenced: Phlox drummondii (Annual phlox),
AbstractCalculates the heritability and genetic correlation of 16 traits of Phlox drummondii. Results from the study suggest that the lack of variation in fitness traits may constrain evolution in this population.
Suggested CitationK. E. Schwaegerle and D. A. Levin. "Quantitative Genetics of Fitness Traits in a Wild Population of Phlox." Evolution 45.1 (1991): 169-177.