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selecting and breeding individuals with desirable traits to produce offspring with desired traits
cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
the trait observed when at least one dominant allele for a characteristic is inherited
Trait that is apparent when two recessive alleles for the characteristic are inherited.
threadlike structure within the nucleus containing the genetic information that is passed from one generation of cells to the next
one of two alternate forms of a gene that can have the same locus on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits
survival of the fittest, the "best" species survives to pass on its genes and reproduce successfully
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