What is Average excess?

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asked Dec 8, 2012 in Evolution by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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the average excess for allele a is the difference between the mean fitness of individuals carrying allele a and the mean fitness of the entire population.  If the average excess for an allele is positive, then the allele will rise in frequency

answered Dec 8, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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