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variations of genes; different forms of a gene
the gradual modifications of a species over time.
allele frequencies in a population change as a result of random events or chance
when a small group of individuals leaves a population and colonizes a new habitat and the allele frequencies of the new population are different from the parent population
All of the genetic information found in a population.
total genetic information available in a population
a sudden reduction in a population's genetic diversity due to a sudden decrease in a population
process of genes moving from one population to another
A mistake or change in an organisms DNA