A note on assortative mating, linkage and genotypic frequencies

Ann Hum Genet. 1978 Jul;42(1):129-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-1809.1978.tb00937.x.


It is shown that in the equilibrium position with respect to the assortative mating process given by Fisher's (1918) model, the population is in linkage disequilibrium, contrary to a result given by Vetta (1975).

MeSH terms

  • Gene Frequency*
  • Genetic Linkage*
  • Genetics, Population*
  • Genotype
  • Models, Biological