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BIOL 3040 Evolution Ch 4 Learning Objectives

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Biological Sciences
BIOL 3040
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Chapter Learning ObjectivesChapter 4 Phylogeny and Evolutionary History41 Phylogenies Reflect Evolutionary HistoryWhat are phylogenies and the traits used to build themDescribe the different scales in which phylogenies can be used to show relationships among taxaHow would you use a phylogenetic tree constructed with one set of traits to generate a hypothesis about the evolutionary history of a second set of traits in a group of taxa42 Reading Phylogenetic TreesWhat are the parts or features of a phylogenyList three ways to draw a phylogenetic treeHow would you determine the relationships among taxa when comparing two phylogenies with different topologiesCompare and contrastoMonophyletic groups paraphyletic groups polyphyletic groupsoRooted and unrooted treesoCladograms phylograms chronogramsDefine outgroup sister taxa polytomy and clade and be able to identify them on a phylogenetic tree43 Traits on TreesExplain the current
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