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Inbred

Denoting populations (groups, genetic lines, etc.) descended over several generations almost exclusively from a small set of ancestors, and hence having a high rate of consanguinity, often occult. Normally existing at birth; mankind's connatural sense of the good.


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better to work the same generation?

... then chose a plant out of a population of about 10,000 of the f1 and crossed it with another plant chosen for outstanding qualities from another inbred line would it be better for me to take the time to grow out 10,000 plants to choose 2 or 3 stellar plants to continue the line and try to stabilize ...

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by pmag
Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: better to work the same generation?
Replies: 4
Views: 2429

Plants - genetics

... the right category to post. I can't think of anything else. Can someone help me to find a good explanation/answer for the following question: An inbred strain of plants has a mean height of 24 cm. A second strain of the same species also has a mean height of 24 cm. When these plants are crossed, ...

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by ashanair70
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:16 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Plants - genetics
Replies: 5
Views: 2705

Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... Part of the summary reads “Utilizing methods established in twin research, only 20-30% of the range of the body weight in inbred mice were directly estimated to be of environmental origin . The remaining 70-80% were due to a third component creating biological random variability, ...

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by jevg
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 176681

Re: Environmental effect on Phenotype

... summary is well worth absorbing. In part it states “Utilizing methods established in twin research, only 20-30% of the range of the body weight in inbred mice were directly estimated to be of environmental origin. The remaining 70-80% were due to a third component creating biological random variability, ...

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by jevg
Mon Jul 12, 2010 12:06 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Environmental effect on Phenotype
Replies: 2
Views: 5584

One tree: The effects of cloning trees on their reproduction

... would trees be able to reproduce seeds properly if we stopped cloning them or would lack of diversity and become for lack of a better word "inbred". Or would the pollen of say flowers suffice in fertilizing the trees seeds. Or are trees asexual so they would just be able to reproduce ...

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by sableg
Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:13 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: One tree: The effects of cloning trees on their reproduction
Replies: 3
Views: 2815
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