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Crossbreeding

Definition noun The act or process of producing offspring by mating purebred individuals of different breeds or... Read More

Hybridization

Definition noun, plural: hybridizations (reproductive biology) The act or process of mating organisms of different... Read More

Crossbreed

Definition noun, plural: crossbreeds The offspring of two purebred individuals from different varieties or breeds verb (1)... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Cross

Cross 1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym: crux. Synonym: crux of heart. 3. a... Read More

Inbreeding

Definition noun A mode of breeding involving two genetically- or consanguineously- related individuals or... Read More

Interbreed

Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; cross a horse and a donkey; Mendel tried... Read More

Inbreeding depression

Definition noun, plural: inbreeding depressions The loss of vigour or the reduced biological fitness in a particular... Read More