• Competition studies inDrosophila: Relative fitness and adaptedness of six closely related species

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      Drosophila; competition; fitness

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      Inter and intra specific competition experiments involving 6 taxonomically closely related forms ofDrosophila have been made. Relative fitness and adaptedness of these forms have shown different levels indicating a lack of correlation between taxonomic proximity and ecological phenotype.

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      H A Ranganath1 N B Krishnamurthy1

      1. Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Zoology, University of Mysore, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore - 570 006, India
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