Ecology homework help

A students did a one-generation selection experiment on Drosophila wing shape. He measured the length (L) and width (W) of 1000 flies, then saved the 100 with the highest L/W ratio for breeding. As he calculated it, the selection gradient imposed on L was 0.8, and on W it was -0.8. From another student’s work, he know the genetic variance in L (when data are standardized) is 0.5, whereas in W it is 0.2. When he measured wings of the offspring generation he discoveedr to his great surprise that not only is L unchanged, instead of decreasing,W increased by 0.24. How would you explain his results?
  • attachment

    ScreenShot2020-10-20at7.57.19PM.png

Solution:

15% off for this assignment.

Our Prices Start at $11.99. As Our First Client, Use Coupon Code GET15 to claim 15% Discount This Month!!

Why US?

100% Confidentiality

Information about customers is confidential and never disclosed to third parties.

Timely Delivery

No missed deadlines – 97% of assignments are completed in time.

Original Writing

We complete all papers from scratch. You can get a plagiarism report.

Money Back

If you are convinced that our writer has not followed your requirements, feel free to ask for a refund.