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Evolution of Altruism

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Abstract

Hitherto we have considered natural selection as favouring some individuals within a population (namely, those individuals possessing a genotype giving high viability or fertility) at the expense of others within the same population. This is known as “individual selection”.

Keywords

Group Selection Social Insect Royal Jelly Altruistic Behaviour Selfish Behaviour 
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© J. S. Gale 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BirminghamEngland

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