Glossary of "Evolution (4th ed.)" by Futuyma & Kirkpatrick (2017)
- A metaphor for the relationship, or mathematical function, between mean fitness of a population and the allele frequencies at one or more loci that affect fitness. Possible populations with allele frequencies that maximize mean fitness are represented as peaks on the metaphorical landscape.
- Futuyma, D. J. & Kirkpatrick, M. 2017. Evolution, 4th ed. -xviii + 602 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.