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Fig. 3 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 3

From: A little bit of sex prevents mutation accumulation even in apomictic polyploid plants

Fig. 3

Model of mutant offspring decline under constant recombination rate per generation (r ≈ 6%) and three selection coefficients. The strongest selection (s = 1.000) on female and male gametophytes eliminates the mutation in ~ 138 generations (dotted blue line). The medium selection coefficient (s = 0.520), approximating selection on female gametophytes only, eliminates the mutation after ~ 204 generations. The weakest selection coefficient (s = 0.212; derived from [27]) represents selection on the sporophyte only; the mutation is eliminated after ~ 246 generations

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