LTER Controlled Vocabulary

natural selection

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A process by which heritable traits conferring survival and reproductive advantage to individuals, or related individuals, tend to be passed on to succeeding generations and become more frequent in a population, whereas other less favourable traits tend to become eliminated.,# {{context|quantitative genetics}} A process in which individual organisms or phenotypes that possess favourable traits are more likely to survive and reproduce: the differential survival and reproduction of phenotypes. source:wiktionary

natural selection

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Date of creation
14-Jan-2011
Modified
30-Nov--0001
Accepted term
14-Jan-2011
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