Population genetics and evolution, Biology

POPULATION GENETICS AND EVOLUTION-

  • Population is the number of all individual of same species in a defined area at a particular time. As per modem synthetic theory population is the unit of evolution.
  • Population genetics is related to the study of frequency of genes in a population.
  • It is the application of Mendelian genetics to Darwin's theory of natural selection
  • Evolution occurs within a population when relative frequency of DNA changes.
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