Genecology



/ˌdʒɛnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of the gene frequency of a species in relation to its population distribution within a particular environment

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  • Gene-flow

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  • Gene-frequency

    noun 1. the frequency of occurrence or proportions of different alleles of a particular gene in a given population. noun 1. the frequency of occurrence of a particular allele in a population



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