Genetic Diversity

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The greater the number of different alleles that all members of a species posses, the greater genetic diversity of that species. The greater the genetic diversity, the more likely a species will be able to adapt to a change in the environment. Selective Breeding, Also known as artificial selection. It involves allowing only the animals with the desired characteristics to breed. In this way alleles for unwanted characteristics are bred out of the population. This reduces the gene pool of the species and over many generations, this leads to

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