Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: Arnold, Michael L; Martin, Noland H
Year of Publication: 2009
Journal: J Biol
Date Published: 2009
Publication Language: eng
Keywords: Animals, Biological Evolution, Crosses, Genetic, Gene Frequency, Hybridization, Genetic, Species Specificity
Both selective and random processes can affect the outcome of natural hybridization. A recent analysis in BMC Evolutionary Biology of natural hybridization between an introduced and a native salamander reveals the mosaic nature of introgression, which is probably caused by a combination of selection and demography.
Alternate Journal: J. Biol.