In fruit flies the allele for ebony body color is a nonlethal, recessive mutation. The table below shows the number of ebony and brown fruit flies, over several generations, in a population for which

In fruit flies the allele for ebony body color is a nonlethal, recessive mutation. The table below shows the number of ebony and brown fruit flies, over several generations, in a population for which only the ebony and brown are present.

generation brown body / Ebony body

1. —————-490—————–4

2. —————-857——————7

3.—————–612——————5

4. —————-367——————3

6. —————-980—————–8

is evolution occurring in this population?explain your answer usnig the Hardy-/weinberg equation.

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