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TableĀ 1 Some alternatives for the word evolution found in the scientific literature and in popular science writing

From: Use the Word Evolution

Alternative Example (from one or more articles)
Accelerate ...pest resistance...accelerated
Acquire ...acquired new traits
Become ...weeds are becoming resistant
Change ...influenza virus...frequently changes...
Create ...creates...new strains
Develop ...developed resistance
Emerge ...emergence of resistance
Grow ...pathogens have grown resistant
Overcome ...overcome their vulnerability
Sprout ...resistant [forms]...have begun sprouting and spreading