- Current: Oct 05, 2020
Genetic drift is the change in allele frequency in a population by chance.
Definitions in the literature
- Change in allelic frequencies due to sampling error .
- Change in allelic frequency due to chance alone .
- A change in the allelic frequencies of a small population purely by chance .
- The random change in the frequency of alleles in a population over successive generations due to sampling error in the gametes .