Artificial Selection

  • Created by: tiacoles
  • Created on: 07-04-16 11:37

Artificial selection occurs when a breeder chooses individuals with desirable phenotypes for breeding and/or prevents those with less desirable phenotypes from breeding, thus changing allele frequencies in the population

Selective Breeding

Individuals showing one or more of the desired traits have been chosen for breeding and the most suitable individuals among the offspring have been selected. Over many generations, the alleles giving the desired traits have increased in frequency, while other alleles


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