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2/7/12 lecture06.html 1/1 C:/Users/JIMMIN~1/AppData/Local/Temp/Rar$EX04.857/«/lecture06.html EEB 122: Principles of Evolution, Ecolog\ and Behavior Lecture 6 - The Origin and Maintenance of Genetic Variation << previous session _ next session >> OYeUYieZ: Mutations are the origin of genetic diversity. Mutations introduce new traits, while selection eliminates most of the reproductively unsuccessful traits. Sexual recombination of alleles can also account for much of the genetic diversity in sexual species. In some instances, population size can affect diversity and rates of evolution and fixation, but in other cases
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Unformatted text preview: population size does not matter. Reading aVVignmenW: Stearns, Stephen C. and Rolf Hoekstra. EYolXWion: An InWrodXcWion , chapter 5 ClaVV lecWXUe: ReVoXUceV: You may view the Yale Galapagos site at: http://cmi2.yale.edu/galapagospublic Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated on this page or on the Open Yale Courses website, all content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course EEB 122 taught by Professor Stephenstearns during the Spring '09 term at Yale.

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