Populations and Evolution

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  • Created on: 28-09-18 10:00
Selection
= process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment survive and breed at the expense of those less well adapted
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Selection Pressure
= change in an environment stimulating evolution
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Speciation
= evolution of new species from existing species
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Species
= group of interbredding individuals that can reproduce to produce living,fertile offspring
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Population
= group of interbreeding organisms living in a particular place at the same time
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Allele Frequency
= how often an allele occurs within a population
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Gene Pool
= total number of alleles within a population
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Hardy-Weinburg Principle
= mathematical equation used to calculate the frequencies of dominant and recessive alleles of a particular gene within a population
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= change in an environment stimulating evolution

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Selection Pressure

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= evolution of new species from existing species

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= group of interbredding individuals that can reproduce to produce living,fertile offspring

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= group of interbreeding organisms living in a particular place at the same time

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