Genetics, was: [FoRK] France

Robert Harley robert.harley
Wed Nov 16 15:18:13 PST 2005

>When you say "just before
>divergence", how many years or generations does that encompass?
>Any chance you have a number for the rate of spread?  If so we can
>combine it with population size to estimate the value of "just before."

Nope, I don't.  It's a gradual process and my guess is that it takes a
small number of
millions of years to go from being so weak as to not matter to being
enough that populations
are distinct for all practical purposes.


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