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  • Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Volume 26, Issue 2
  • April 1930, pp. 220-230

A mathematical theory of natural and artificial selection. (Part VI, Isolation.)

  • J. B. S. Haldane (a1)
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  • Published online: 24 October 2008

It is generally believed that isolation has played an important part in evolution. If an organism is to evolve so as to adapt itself to a special type of environment, e.g. a cave or a desert, it must not be swamped in each generation by migrants from the original habitat.

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