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variability

The state of being variable.


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Please read! About life history strategies!

My first thought would be that r-selection strategy would be the most the most successful, mostly because it sounds like there is a high amount of variability in the environment.

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by BasicBiology
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Please read! About life history strategies!
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Views: 1007

Re: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet

... reproducing organisms, genetic recombination produces more genetic variation compared to mutations and thus is a more important source on of variability on which natural selection operates, whereas in populations of organisms that reproduce asexually mutations are the only source of variability ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:26 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet
Replies: 1
Views: 1012

Re: Is talent inherited?

... among identical twins than among fraternal twins. Twin studies on even the most culturally unique variables usually estiamte that about 30% of our variability is due to genetic variability.

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:29 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 38
Views: 32526

Re: Is talent inherited?

You must specify the scope. Just how much genetic or environmental variability are you taking into consideration? If I inhereted the genetics of a dog, I would be terrible at reading. If I had untreated syphillus, likewise, I would be terrible at reading. ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is talent inherited?
Replies: 38
Views: 32526

Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet

... in a population of organisms that reproduce sexually is due to genetic recombination. However, this book does not tell me which source of genetic variability, mutations or recombination, produce the largest genetic variations which natural selection operates on. However, an Anthropology (a science ...

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by alpha78
Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Which has a greater impact of evolution, mutations or genet
Replies: 1
Views: 1012
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