Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

The Hardy–Weinberg principle, also known as the Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium, model, theorem, or law explains that allele and genotype frequencies in a population will remain constant from generation to generation in the absence of other evolutionary influences. The law was proposed by a British mathematician Hardy and a German physician Weinberg (1908) independently. Both the ideas together is called as the Hardy-Weinberg law equilibrium after their …

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