Natural Populations

  • Created by: rosieevie
  • Created on: 08-11-18 12:22

1. What is the definition of paedomorphosis?

  • Cell differentiation within an embryo
  • Programmed cell death
  • The process of speeding up reproductive maturity
  • The transition between a larval and adult phase of development
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2. The fittest genotype is given a selective coefficient of 0

  • False
  • True

3. What is one of the reasons for a quasi-regular distribution?

  • Territorality
  • Herding behaviour
  • Abundant distribution of a resource

4. In which way do Drosophila differ from the features of human populations?

  • Sexual reproduction occurs producing genetically unique offspring
  • Variation is discrete
  • No larval stage
  • Sexes are seperate

5. Which type of breeding patterns tends to be characterised by causing overlapping cohorts?

  • Iteroparous
  • Semelparous

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