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How Does Darwin Look Into The Variability Of Species Under Domestication?

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In chapter one of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species, he looks into the variability of species under domestication. Domestication is the process of taming a wild animal or cultivating plants for food. When species are domesticated they are exposed to a change in conditions that will be different from their parent generation. This change in conditions causes diversity to begin to form in this particular species gene pool. Darwin points out that one of the most significant changes in conditions for newly domesticated species is the change in the access to food and nutrition for the species. He points out that there are two ways that domestic variability can be affected, directly or indirectly. A condition that affects directly will
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