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An exact test for randomness of mating

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An exact test is given for randomness of mating, and it is shown that in a population ofPanaxia dominula there is no evidence that mating was not random in any of 15 years.

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  1. Sheppard, P.M (1953).Symp. Soc. Exp. Biol. 7, 274–89.

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Haldane, J.B.S. An exact test for randomness of mating. Journ. of Genetics 52, 631–635 (1954). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02981502

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Keywords

  • Sampling Variance
  • Random Mating
  • Assortative Mating
  • Autosomal Gene
  • Systematic Tendency