Hypothesis decreased rainfall will not favor long

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correlation between preferred fruit and bird will result in a phenotype over taking another. Hypothesis Decreased Rainfall will not favor long beaked alleles through natural selection. Methods In terms of methods, I used a computer simulation called Darwins Finches ( ) . I ran three simulations to test my hypothesis. The simulation was under its default setting and ran for 100 generations, I used that as the control group. In the second simulation I adjusted my settings by increasing rainfall up by 200 from the original 1000, putting it at 1200. And the third simulation I decreased the rainfall down by 300 from the original 1000, putting it at 700. Each Simulation I ran it for 100 generations for accurate results, in order to compare the three simulations to test my hypothesis.
Results and Discussion Based on my results, my hypothesis is proven to be correct over a certain period of generations. Allele Frequencies for simulation 2 show allele B to be dominant and allele A completely gone with population size slight decreasing and then continuously increasing. The average fruit with increased rainfall was red which explains why long beak alleles continued to prevail. Simulation 3 over the 100 generation showed that not just alleles for long beaked were not favored but also short beaked with population size also decreasing to extinction. The average

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