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Unformatted text preview: Terms DARWIN DESC In On the Origin of Species by M Darwin argued that the organism from ancestral species. He prop for evolution, stating that a pop generations if individuals with c offspring than others. Natural s adaptation adaptation adaptation adaptation, a prevalence of inh organisms survival and reproduc Darwins field research took plac around South America. He was of plants and animals, diverse en fossils. An especially important species on the islands resembled Descent with modification Descent with modification Descent with modification Descent with modification, lat related through descent from an habitats over the years, they acc ideas can be summarized: Natural selection is diffe Natural selection occurs inherent among the indi The product of natural s environment. Darwin knew that organisms po limited survival. In each genera favored traits allowed organisms the frequency of favored traits i In contrast, artificial selection artificial selection artificial selection artificial selection modified other species over man breeding stock. For example, al numerous breeds of dogs presen It is important to remember tha organism may become modified the next generation. Additional can evolve. http://www.gui (Text from Biology , 6 th Edition, s and Concepts for Mechanisms of Evolution ENT WITH MODIFICATION Means of Natural Selection , Charles ms now inhabiting the Earth descended posed natural selection natural selection natural selection natural selection as a mechanism pulation of organisms can change over certain heritable traits leave more selection caused evolutionary evolutionary evolutionary evolutionary herited characteristics that enhance ction. ce on the voyage of the HMS Beagle s able to observe many different species nvironments, and study South American t area was the Galpagos Islands, where Darwin ed those living on the South American mainland. ter known as evolution, was Darwins idea that a n unknown ancestor. As the descendants came ccumulated adaptations that fit them to specific ferential success in reproduction. rs through an interaction between the environme ividual organisms making up a population. selection is the adaptation of population of orga opulation size would increase exponentially unle ation, environmental factors selected some traits s to produce more offspring than those without in a population, otherwise known as evolution. is the breeding of domesticated plants and anim ny generations by selecting individuals with the ll dogs are the same species, but artificial selecti nt today. at natural selection can only amplify or diminish d during its lifetime, but such characteristics will lly, individuals do not evolve a population is th idesbyjulie.blogspot.com AP Biology , by Campbell and Reece) learned that animal ....
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