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Unit 6 Terms


  1. breeding of plants and animals to produce desirable traits. (artificialselection)
  2. as a whole (population)


  1. a change or the process of change by which an organism (adaptation)
  2. population genetics for the number of copies of a particular allele divided by the number of copies of all alleles (allelefrequency)
  3. Genetic drift resulting from the reduction of a population (bottleneckeffect)
  4. occurs when two or more species reciprocally affect each other's evolution. (co-evolution)
  5. the theory of universal common descent proposes that all organisms on Earth are descended from a common ancestor or ancestral gene pool. (commonancestor)
  6. gradual change in the characteristics of a population of animals or plants over successive generations (evolution)
  7. end of an organism or normally a species. (extinction)
  8. loss of genetic variation that occurs when a new population (foundereffect)
  9. change that occurs in the DNA sequence that isn't caught by enzymes (mutations)

["species", "highfitness"]

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