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Unformatted text preview: BSC 2010 Alees SI Review Sessions Name: ________________________________ November 12 2009 Maintaining Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium 5 Conditions to Maintain Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Large Populations In small populations, may get changes in the gene pool due to CHANCE because the smaller the population, the more likely chance events can affect evolution ___________________________________ The gametes that successfully result in offspring in future generations may not represent the parental generation (i.e. rare allele that was once present in the population may not show) ______________________________ Starting a new population with a small number of individuals; can greatly sway the gene pool; the smaller the population, the less representative the population is to the original population GENETIC DRIFT...
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