1 tools for studying history phylogenetic trees

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Unformatted text preview: cess, then they should appear more over generations Fitness: ability to reproduce offspring Adaptation: a trait that increases the fitness of an individual 27.1: Tools for Studying History: Phylogenetic Trees Phylogeny: the evolutionary history of a group of organisms Researchers attempt to determine a species evolutionary history through the study of morphological or genetic characterisitics Relationships can only be estimated, but are not cer...
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