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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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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: 40719

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?
Replies: 52
Views: 40719

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
Views: 40719

Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... but probably not much genetic change, esp. as you've offered no selective element in your scenario. You might explore some social factor for selection in breeding that drives change more rpidly. What is the motivation for "genetic engineering" ...

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 11:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
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Views: 3456

Experimental evidence for evolution

... anisogamy . Here, we empirically test this prediction directly by using selective breeding to generate controlled and independent variance in sperm size and number traits in ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:48 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
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