Biology – If farmers continue to use large quantities of
chemicals
1. If farmers continue to use large quantities of chemicals
to control insect pests and weeds what problem (from an evolutionary
perspective) are they likely to encounter?
2. In terms of gene pools, what is a major potential
consequence of isolating wildlife in reserves.
3.Tay-Sachs disease, which is inherited as a Mendelian
recessive, occurs in Ashkenazic Jews in one of every 3,600 births, Estimate the
percentage of this population that carries the allele,
4. What is genetic drift? A herd of deer in a national park
grows rapidly for several years and then experiences an epidemic disease that
kills 90% of the herd. What is a probable consequence of this event?