Definitions for "Genetic diversity"
The genetic variation that occurs within a population or species. For example, there are many different coloured dog whelk shells.
The variability, within a species, of the genetic material that forms the basis of inherited qualities.
the genetic variation present in a population or species. For example, the genetic diversity in the hundreds of varieties of potatoes can be seen by their differences in size, shape, color, taste and rate of growth.
usually expressed in terms of percentage of genes that are polymorphic and/or are heterozygous.