5.5 Population Genetics- Evolution and Selection

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Natural Selection:

  • Darwin's observations of variation within a population and the tendency for the adult population to be stable in size led to the development of the idea of natural selection.
  • The theory proposes that those organisms that are better adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce offspring that are successful.
  • The theory is based on the observations that in any population there is variation, and individuals within a population have the potential to


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