Flashcards in fitness Deck (5)
what is fitness an indication of?
an individual's ability to be successful at surviving and reproducing
what is absolute fitness?
ratio of frequencies of a population genotype from one generation to the next
how to calculate absolute fitness?
frequency of a particular genotype after selection(divided by)
Frequency of a particular genotype before selection
what is relative fitness?
ratio of surviving offspring of one genotype compared with other genotypes