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Asked Oct 16, 2019
  1. Evolution is driven by both nonrandom and random mechanisms. Identify the mechanisms of evolution that are random and comment on how they affect allele frequencies across generations.

 

 

 

 

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Mechanisms correspond to violations of different Hardy Weinberg assumptions. The mechanisms of evolution that are random are:

  • Mutation
  • Genetic Drift
  • Gene Flow
  • Natural Selection
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