Unformatted text preview: (2 pts). Within a population of rats some individuals are more resistant to the warfarin than others and this resistance is hereditary . Those that are more resistant survive better than others (because they don’t die when they eat the warfarin-poisoned food) and consequently produce more offspring which carry this warfarin resistance. (consequently more potent rat poisons need to be developed). -Answer must show that you know there’s genetic variation in the population -Animals with some traits survive and repro better than others and pass these traits onto their offspring (hereditary traits!) -Must be clear that you know why they survive better...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ANS 104 taught by Professor Dr.yin during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '07