Which of the following is not true of natural selection? (a) natural selection acts to preserve favorable traits and eliminate unfavorable traits (b) the offspring of individuals that are better adapted to the environment will make up a larger proportion of the next generation (c) natural selection directs the course of evolution by preserving the traits acquired during an individual’s lifetime (d) natural selection acts on a population’s genetic variability, which arises through mutation (e) natural selection may result in changes in allele frequencies in a population

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Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938

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Which of the following is not true of natural selection? (a) natural selection acts to preserve favorable traits and eliminate unfavorable traits (b) the offspring of individuals that are better adapted to the environment will make up a larger proportion of the next generation (c) natural selection directs the course of evolution by preserving the traits acquired during an individual’s lifetime (d) natural selection acts on a population’s genetic variability, which arises through mutation (e) natural selection may result in changes in allele frequencies in a population

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Chapter 19 Solutions

Biology (MindTap Course List)
Ch. 19.3 - Define microevolution.Ch. 19.3 - Discuss how each of the following...Ch. 19.3 - Distinguish among stabilizing selection,...Ch. 19.3 - Which microevolutionary force leads to adaptive...Ch. 19.3 - Why is mutation important to evolution if it is...Ch. 19.3 - Which microevolutionary forces are most associated...Ch. 19.3 - Which microevolutionary force typically changes...Ch. 19.4 - Describe the nature and extent of genetic...Ch. 19.4 - How does the sickle cell allele illustrate...Ch. 19.4 - How does frequency-dependent selection affect...Ch. 19.4 - How can researchers test the hypothesis that...Ch. 19 - The genetic description of an individual is its...Ch. 19 - In a diploid species, each individual possesses...Ch. 19 - The MN blood group is of interest to population...Ch. 19 - If a populations allele and genotype frequencies...Ch. 19 - Analysis of DNA sequences for a particular locus...Ch. 19 - The continued presence of the allele that causes...Ch. 19 - According to the HardyWeinberg principle, (a)...Ch. 19 - The HardyWeinberg principle may be applicable if...Ch. 19 - Mutation (a) leads to adaptive evolutionary change...Ch. 19 - Which of the following is not true of natural...Ch. 19 - If all copies of a given locus have the same...Ch. 19 - VISUALIZE Draw four simple graphs, each with a...Ch. 19 - EVOLUTION LINK Given that mutations are almost...Ch. 19 - EVOLUTION LINK Explain this apparent paradox:...Ch. 19 - EVOLUTION LINK Why is it easier for researchers to...Ch. 19 - EVOLUTION LINK Evolution is sometimes...Ch. 19 - INTERPRET DATA The recessive allele that causes...Ch. 19 - PREDICT You study males in populations of a...Ch. 19 - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY Automated...

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