Within a popultion and due to competition between individuals, those individuals with an advantage will survive to pass their genes on to the next generation
The movement of tectonic plates influences evolution by
the changing of location of continents causing some species to be geographically isolated from others
Plants, herbivores, pollinators, flowers, plant roots, fungi, parasites, and hosts [All answers]
Coevolution can involve the interaction of--
10 million years
It takes on the order of _____ years for adaptive radiations to rebuild biological diversity after a mass extinction
A change in genetic composition of a population over successive generations is called...
Earth has experienced over a dozen mass extinctions
Which of the following statements about extinction is false...
All are true
Which of the following are true? New species can arise when individuals of two distinct species crossbreed to produce a hybrid, genetic information can be exchanged when one species feeds upon' infects' or comes into close contact with another species, speciation through hybridization and gene transfer can occur rapidly when compared to millions of years for convential Darwinian evolution through natural selection
Anaerobic prokaryotes-photosynthetic prokaryotes-aerobic prokaryotes-eukaryotes-multicellular organisms
Most likely sequence for biological evolution of life is...
Any heritable trait that enables an organism to survive through natural selection and reproduce better under prevailing environmental conditions is called...
A punctuated equilibrium hypothesis
Gould's view of macroevolution as long periods of relativity little change interrupted by short periods of relatively rapid change is best described as...
The change of gene pool of one species leads to the change of the gene pool of another species...
A steady state hypothesis
Darwin's description of macroevolution as an accumulation of steady, small evolutionary changes is best described as...
When local environmental conditions change, species may become extinct through background extinction
Geographic isolation and reproductive isolation are the two processes that affect the number and types of species on earth
Genetic engineering involves making a modified gene, making a transgenic cell, and then growing a genetically altered organism
Use of genetically engineered animals to act as biofactories for producing drugs, vaccines, antibodies, hormones, industrial chemicals such as plastics and detergents, and human body organs.
Two or more species interacting and applying selective pressures on each other that can lead each to undergo adaptations
the insertion of a foreign gene into an organism to give it a benefitial genetic trait
Organisms that have been genetically engineered by use of recombinant DNA technology
The occurrence in whcih individuals with adaptive genetic traits produce more live offspring than do organisms without such traits
The normal extinction of various species from changes in local environmental conditions
The full potential range of physical, chemical, and biological factors a species can use if it does not face competition from any other species
In order to survive and avoid competition for resources, the are within a particular community or ecosystem actually utilized by an organism
Any genetically controlled structural, physiological, or behavioral characteristic that helps an organism survvive and reproduce under a given set of environmenta conditions
Process by which a particular benefitical gene (or set of genes) is reproduced in succeeding generations more than other genes