Christopher Wills' Evolutionary Facilitation

John Wilkins john at publications.ccc.monash.edu.au
Mon Apr 27 23:06:55 EST 1992


In article <1992Apr24.171702.17198 at yang.earlham.edu>, allens at yang.earlham.edu (Allen Smith) writes:
> 
> 
>         I haven't read the book, but I can see a problem in that what
> determines evolutionary fitness will be entirely dependent upon the
> external and internal (genetic, etc.) environment. Being a whitish-grey
> moth works fine- until pollution blackens the trees.
>         -Allen
> 
> 
Perhaps he has in mind the endogenous rate of evolution, including drift.



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