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Reproductive adaptation

reproductive adaptation

A peculiarity of the reproductive mechanism of a species that results in it being better fitted to its environment (for example, prolonged seed dormancy).


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... rather than species as this only requires changes in traits rather than reproductive compatibility. This means that viruses and bacteria can never ... mean change of specie: they're examples of genetical mutations of adaptation to the environment. Positive and negative mutations (ex. a cancer) ...

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by christianstrategies
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

The problem lies in the incompatibility factors between the current reproductive system and the one that, based on the reproductive systems of ... as well because of whatever advantage he gets from them, then the adaptation will still spread. (Look up "traumatic insemination" ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:29 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
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Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy

... I understand the argument about a cost/benefit filter any particular adaptation would have to pass through to justify its propagation throughout ... I see as standing in contravention to evolution by way of survival/reproductive advantage fueled by random mutations; for example the canine ...

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by KevinBehan
Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dog Trainer comes up with Anti-evolution idiocy
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... On the Origin of Species in 1859. Darwin did a good job of explaining adaptation, but despite his ambitious title, he didn't provide much insight ... after a period of geographic isolation, diverging species will become reproductively isolated. This reproductive isolation has been shown many ...

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by StevePush
Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:48 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... first 2000 generations Not according to Lensky et al; "Although adaptation decelerated sharply, genomic evolution was nearly constant for ... concept widely used for animals and plants, species are recognized by reproductive continuity within species and reproductive barriers leading ...

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by Geokinkladze
Sat Sep 11, 2010 2:39 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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