Assume there was a gene that was under divergent selection between Ram Mountain and the larger population that was the source of the relocated sheep

1.Assume there was a gene that was under divergent selection between Ram Mountain and the larger population that was the source of the relocated sheep. At Ram Mountain, the genotype fitness values are: AA: 0.8, Aa: 0.9, aa: 1.0. In the source population, f(A) = 1.0. If the Ram Mountain population holds steady at 150 individuals, and conservation biologists continue to relocate 2 sheep per generation from the source population into Ram Mountain, what will f(A) be in the Ram Mountain population after many generations?

  1. Beginning in 2006, conservation biologists collected 26 bighorn sheep from another, much larger population that was some distance away, and relocated them to the Ram Mountain population. How do you expect this to affect genetic diversity in the Ram Mountain population in the following generations?

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