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What is an R-Selective Species?
A species that produce a lot of offspring, many of whom die, for example insects
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What is a K-Selective Species?
A species that produce few offspring, but put a lot of time into the raising of their offspring to ensure survival, for example primates
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What are two factors that evolution is affected by?
The generation length and the strength of the selection pressure on the animal
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How many pairs of chromosomes are there in a human cell?
23
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What was the outcome of the first generation of Mendels pea plants?
All the flowers were red
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What is an alelle?
One of various forms of a gene. For example, dominant or recessive
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What mitosis?
The non-sexual process of cell division that occurs continually throughout the body; each chromosome is duplicated and divided and the two full sets if chromosomes separate from each other and migrate to a separate daughter cell.
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What is meiosis?
the process by which the chromosome pairs are separated and places in the sex cells (haploid-single set of chromosomes).
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