Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society


A mathematical theory of natural and artificial selection. (Part VI, Isolation.)

Mr J. B. S. Haldanea1

a1 Trinity College

It is generally believed that isolation has played an important part in evolution. If an organism is to evolve so as to adapt itself to a special type of environment, e.g. a cave or a desert, it must not be swamped in each generation by migrants from the original habitat.

(Received February 12 1930)

(Accepted February 24 1930)