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|Quote (Henry J @ Mar. 27 2009,14:28)|
|But wouldn't recombination by itself continually reduce the amount of diversity in the gene pool, and eventually producing a deficit of it?|
Yes, recombination and selection lead to convergence, hopefully on the correct allele. Goldberg's Design of innovation is a great resource on these issues in GAs.
Iím referring to evolution, not changes in allele frequencies. - Cornelius Hunter
Iím not an evolutionist, Iím a change in allele frequentist! - Nakashima