Problem: Using the principle of parsimony and molecular genetic data, which of the following phylogenetic tree would you select to represent the evolutionary relationship of these species? (letters represent a short DNA sequence)a. Tree 1b. Tree 2c. Tree 3d. All are equally likely 

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Using the principle of parsimony and molecular genetic data, which of the following phylogenetic tree would you select to represent the evolutionary relationship of these species? (letters represent a short DNA sequence)

a. Tree 1

b. Tree 2

c. Tree 3

d. All are equally likely

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