Artificial and Natural Selection

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Applications of artificial selection. Humanity has been tampering with selective breeding and the genetic codes of other organisms for a long time. Conduct independent research and describe in detail an example of an organism that has either been selective bred for or which has been genetically modified. Be specific and include some detail about the implications of artificial selection for this organism.


Here are some sources of information that can help.
http://www.globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange1/current/lectures/selection/selection.html
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_25
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/evo_26

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BIOLOGY

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Artificial Selection
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APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL SELECTION

Unlike natural selection whereby environmental changes lead to new adaptations and genetic
mutations, thereby resulting into variant traits which are more adapted to the environment than the
previous ones, in artificial selection humans attempt to remove the undesired attributes of an
animal or plant in exchange for desired characteristics. Artificial selection is made b...

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