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Selective breeding

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noun

The intentional breeding of organisms with desirable trait in an attempt to produce offspring with similar desirable characteristics or with improved traits.


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It involves breeding techniques such as inbreeding, linebreeding and outcrossing.


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... to below average verbal intelligence (a cause most likely due to selective breeding). in any case, there are other factors that determine intelligence- social, emotional, ...

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by Seth90210
Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... to below average verbal intelligence (a cause most likely due to selective breeding). in any case, there are other factors that determine intelligence- social, emotional, ...

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... time??? OR was it more like recouping the original vigor??? Lastly, selective breeding and domestication of animals for a single trait via positive selection process can ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:53 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Views: 55270

Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... time??? OR was it more like recouping the original vigor??? Lastly, selective breeding and domestication of animals for a single trait via positive selection process can ...

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by Cat
Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Views: 55270

Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... time??? OR was it more like recouping the original vigor??? Lastly, selective breeding and domestication of animals for a single trait via positive selection process can ...

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by Cat
Sun Sep 09, 2012 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
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