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Crossbreeding

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noun

The act or process of producing offspring by mating purebred individuals of different breeds, varieties or species.


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Crossbreeding is usually done with the intent of producing offspring that share the traits of both parent lineages, especially if the traits are beneficial. However, an irresponsible crossbreeding can also produce animals of inferior quality or weaken purebred gene pool.

Related terms: crossbreed (verb), crossbred (adjective).

Synonym: hybridization.


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Question from H.W

A certain vegetable has transparent peel or yellow peel. it is known that two genes affect the peel. crossbreeding between vegetable from A line with yellow peel and vegetable from C lone also with yellow peel produced only vegetables with yellow peel(F1) F2 progenies are ...

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by dreamtim
Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question from H.W
Replies: 2
Views: 1462

Re:

... Is the result of cross breeding of Dromedary and Bactrian camel. This method of mating is prevalent in Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, and Turkey. Crossbreeding generally produces a bigger and heavier offspring than either parent. For example; they get up to 7.6 feet shoulder height and 2000 to ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 649389

Natural selection is proven wrong

... Is the result of cross breeding of Dromedary and Bactrian camel. This method of mating is prevalent in Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, and Turkey. Crossbreeding generally produces a bigger and heavier offspring than either parent. For example; they get up to 7.6 feet shoulder height and 2000 to ...

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by gamila
Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 649389

Humans and Ape Breeding

Here is an update on Human/Chimpanzee crossbreeding potential. it's an article about when our species split from our common ancestor. http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/science/05/17/human.chimp.split.ap/index.html

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by lordmagnus
Wed May 17, 2006 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans and Ape Breeding
Replies: 27
Views: 40183

Re: genetic problems

... where B = brown and b = silver. --> otherwise you'll never get 100% brown in F1 and these are all Bb (heterozygous) --> then we get the next crossbreeding of F1: Bb x Bb. This leads to 25% BB, 50% Bb and 25% bb --> thus now you know that of the brown minks (25/75) * 100% = 33,33% = BB ...

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by sdekivit
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:51 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2750
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