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Mendelian Genetics I: Monohybrid Crosses Today’s issues: I. Darwin’s dilemma II. Mendel’s solution III. Analyzing dihybrid crosses (cell phones off, please)
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I. Darwin’s dilemma: The problem of variation The fact of evolution was accepted by the Natural selection as the primary process responsible for evolution was controversial until the hy? Why?
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Critics of the theory of evolution by natural selection claimed that continued selection would exhaust existing variation, meaning that evolution would stop. Explain the logic of this criticism. Critics of the theory of evolution by natural selection claimed that favored traits would blend with disfavored traits when passed to offspring, diluting the favored traits. Explain why the blending process would affect evolution.
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Mendel was trying to understand the basic patterns of inheritance o contrasting hypotheses: Two contrasting hypotheses: 1. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2010 for the course BIO 180 taught by Professor Bradshaw during the Spring '09 term at University of Washington.

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