Reading Assignment- Evolutionary Applications

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Brianna Haynes 1431 Bio Lab 4 pm Kenneth Ruiz 2-9-11 BIO 1431 Reading Assignment (due with homework #2 week of February 7 th ): Go to TRACS and download from the lab resources a copy of the paper by Franks & Weis (2009). Read the paper and answer the following questions. Your answers should be typed and double-spaced. 1. What is the name of the journal and what year was the article published? The name of the journal is Evolutionary Applications and the year the article was published is 1999. 2. What are the last names of the two authors? Franks and Weiss 3. Specialized vocabulary: Write a brief definition of each term: a. Assortative mating a.i. When an organism mates with another organism with similar traits as itself b. Flowering phenology b.i. The time and temporal pattern of flowering c. Reproductive isolation c.i. Where reproduction is forced to occur due to limited organisms 4. What type of organism is being studied? Give the genus and species name as well as the common name of the species used in this study. The wild mustard plant, Brassica rapa
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