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  • one year ago

Variation in a trait is a required condition for natural selection to act on a population for that trait. Assuming a population of organisms only started with only one form of a trait, what are two ways variation in the trait could be introduced into the population? Explain your answer.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Random mutation Gene deletion you can google these definitions, so these are two ways

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I agree with mutation, but I think that gene flow from another population would be a likely source of variation.

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    sexual reproduction would result in gene mutations, or they could mate with a different species that it was reproductively possible to mate with, which would introduce more genetic diversity

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