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Inbreeding depression

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

Inbreeding

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

Selective Breeding

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Thousands of years before Darwin proposed evolution by natural selection and... Read More

Consanguinity

Definition noun, plural: consanguinities A relationship that arises from having a common ancestor;... Read More

The Gene Pool and Population Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial is about adaptive radiation. Adaptive radiation is... Read More

Self pollination

Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of the flower is transferred to the... Read More

Cross-pollination

Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of a flower is transferred to the stigma... Read More

Allogamy

Definition noun (botany) Cross-fertilization, where fertilization occurs when an ovum of a flower is fertilized by the... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Heterosis

Definition noun, plural: heteroses A tendency of an organism to have superior qualities over those of the parents in... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More