crossbreeding

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crossbreeding reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
    • n crossbreeding (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
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Usage

In literature:

How exactly did you do it; I mean the crossbreeding?
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
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In news:

Whether the humblest pea plant or most complex animal, life forms thrive with crossbreeding: Wading in the shallow end of the gene pool is a dead end.
Crossbreeding – or the inter-mating of two to three different breeds of dairy cattle – has gained consideration and practice on many commercial dairy operations over the past decade.
Some butterflies get unique wing patterns by crossbreeding .
Some butterflies get unique wing patterns by crossbreeding.
A three-year California study quantified what the industry has long known – a planned crossbreeding system and the hybrid vigor that results can mean dollars in your pocket.
Crossbreeding has been shown by numerous research studies to enhance advantages in growth, longevity and maternal efficiency over straightbred cattle due to heterosis and has been popular among commercial cattlemen since the 1960s.
Liger cubs were born at a private zoo in Taiwan, but the illegal crossbreeding (lion and tigress) could result in the zoo keeper being fined around $1,500 for the birth of the ligers .
Getting a made-to-order dog usually requires either tracking down a crossbreeder or finding an obscure breed on the Web.
Liger cubs were born at a private zoo in Taiwan, but the illegal crossbreeding (lion and tigress) could result in the zoo keeper being fined around $1,500 for the birth of the ligers.
After 30 years of breeding and crossbreeding, scientists have developed a potentially blight -resistant tree ALLEN BREED — AP Photo.
After 30 years of breeding and crossbreeding, scientists have developed a potentially blight -resistant tree.
Researchers at Yale are now hoping to spur efforts to revive the species using DNA and crossbreeding over the next century or more.
Following approximately five years of crossbreeding, rams and ewes were mated among themselves to establish the breed.
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In science:

Wright, The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding and selection in evolution.
Splitting pairs and the number of clusters generated by random pair incompatibilities
Wright S., 1932, The roles of mutation, imbreeding, crossbreeding ad selection in evolution. Proc.sixth.
Randomness and Multi-level Interactions in Biology
Wright, S (1932), The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding and selection in evolution, in D.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding and selection in evolution, Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Genetics, 356-366.
Revealing Sub-Optimality Conditions of Strategic Decisions
Wright, The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding and selection in evolution, Proceedings of the sixth international congress on genetics, 1932, pp. 356–366.
Energy Landscape for large average submatrix detection problems in Gaussian random matrices
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