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Inbreeding

Inbreeding is a type of breeding or mating where closely related individuals with a common ancestor produce progenies with... Read More

Inbreeding depression

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

Selective Breeding

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

Viability

Whether we talk about “a travel plan” or “a science experiment” or “the chances of a pregnancy reaching its... 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

Allogamy

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

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

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