The Genetic Architecture of Resistance to Desiccation in Populations of Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans Academic Article uri icon


  • Populations of D. melanogaster and D. simulans from Melbourne, Vic., and Brisbane, Qld, were regularly sampled for resistance to desiccation. D. melanogaster was more resistant than D. simulans and females of each species were more resistant than males for both populations.

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  • 1974