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Nutrients in the soil are essential to the proper growth of a land plant. This tutorial deals with the properties of soi..

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Gene Pool and Speciation
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According to Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection, preferable genes are favored by nature in the gene pool, and ..

Chromosome Mutations
Chromosome Mutations

Mutations can also influence the phenotype of an organism. This tutorial looks at the effects of chromosomal mutations, ..

Ploidy
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Humans are diploid creatures. This means that for every chromosome in the body, there is another one to match it. Howeve..