Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium states that the allele and genotype frequencies in a population from generation to generation remain constant in the absence of evolutionary influences. There are certain requirements for this equilibrium to occur. These includes the following:
Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium is utilized to predict allele frequencies in populations from generation to generation. For this equilibrium to be achieved, there are certain requirements (disruptive and dispersive) that must be met. What are they? Failure to comply to these expectations may suggest that something biologically interesting is occurring. Give an example of what that something interesting could be.
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