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Genetics and Genomics

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Change in Population Size

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The genetic composition of a population can change over time due to many different factors.

When a population goes through a circumstance where there becomes a much lower number of parents to produce the subsequent generation of progeny, this situation is referred to as

A

inbreeding depression.

B

a bottleneck.

C

a scissor-tail.

D

a snip.