Proof of an Adaptive Linkage Association

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Science  17 Nov 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3490, pp. 1617-1619
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3490.1617-a


Linked X-chromosome inversions of an eastern woods fly, Drosophila robusta, occur in two different nonrandom arrays. Since only one can be the nonrandom condition expected on the approach toward random equilibrium, at least one of the observed arrays must have an adaptive basis.