Tag: Chukar Partridge

Relationship between heterozygosity and asymmetry: a test across the distribution range

Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar) Science Article 5 abstract The genetic basis of developmental stability, as measured by bilateral asymmetry, has been debatedfor over 50 years among developmental and evolutionary biologists. One of the central theoriesdealing with this relationship suggests that higher levels of genetic diversity, as re