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Which of the following best compares the effects of genetic drift and natural selection on the genetic makeup of a population?

A. ) They are both selective processes that decrease the genetic v...

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Which of the following best compares the effects of genetic drift and natural selection on the genetic makeup of a population?

A.
) They are both selective processes that decrease the genetic variation of a population.
B.
) They are both selective processes, but genetic drift increases genetic variation and natural selection does not.
C.
) They both decrease genetic variation, but genetic drift is random and natural selection is not.
D.
) They both increase the genetic variation of a population, but genetic drift is directed and natural selection is not.

Answer

C.
) They both decrease genetic variation, but genetic drift is random and natural selection is not.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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