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 Which selection reduces the population‘s genetic variance?

Option: 1

Directional Selection

Option: 2

Disruptive selection

Option: 3

Stabilizing selection

Option: 4

Natural selection

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Option (c)

Stabilizing selection happens when a population of organisms has extreme variations of a trait which is selected against the environment. A population's genetic variation is reduced as a result of stabilizing selection. The selection favors individuals with different phenotypes.

Option 3 is the correct answer.

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