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Balancing selection

Balancing selection means that two alleles are maintained in the population because of natural selection. You would expect that one allele will provide higher fitness than the other,
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Genetic diversity

Genetic diversity is the term for the diversity of the genetic material in a population or species. More different genes inside the population means a higher genetic diversity.
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Asexual reproduction

Asexual reproduction is the term for reproduction that only involves one parent individual. The parent produces an offspring without genetic contribution of another individual of its species. As
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Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is the term for reproduction that involves recombing genes of two different individuals to form a new individual. The new individual will have genes / alleles
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The gene pool

You must have heard of it: the gene pool. It’s a popular concept and important in population genetics, wildlife conservation and breeding of domestic animals. The gene pool
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