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A group somewhat lessdistinct than speciesusually are, but based on characters more important than those which characterise ordinary varieties; often, a geographical variety or race. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species.The most precise classification of organism. Our own species, Homo sapiens sapiens is a prime example of a subspecies, which over time had diversified from Homo sapiens and respective common ancestors.

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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... event in a ring species. If a selection of sub-species in the middle of the ring go extinct, by a bolide impact, for example, and the remaining subspecies are no longer reproductively compatible, then we have an extinction event that is also a speciation event, both of which are correctly defined ...

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by hackenslash
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
Replies: 16
Views: 26048

Difference between species,subspecies

What is the difference between species,subspecies?

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by kumar985
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Difference between species,subspecies
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Re: C3 and C4 plants

... to stop excessive water transpiration, that means water would be more inside the cell when stomata is closed. and I think there is no more subspecies reported in other plant which has C3 and C4 pathway than Alloteropsis semialata . or I may be wrong.... Time to find out :lol:

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by Misteryunveiled
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: C3 and C4 plants
Replies: 38
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Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... from a yeast clone. The sequenced clone is sMmYCp235-1. This synthetic genome contains all but 14 of the genes of wild type Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies capri strain GM12. Among the genes deleted from the genome are components of the ABC glycerol transporter operon gtsABCD. These genes are ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 34864

Re: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important

... extinct (what is actually happening at the moment in a lot of countries), phylogenetics can give clues as to which bumble bee species/subspecies can be introduced to re-establish the pollinator-plant interaction in a certain region. Although this reminds me of my applied ecology course, ...

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why is knowledge on phylogeny important
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