outbreeding


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outbreeding

[′au̇t‚brēd·iŋ]
(genetics)
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A number of studies have been reported in the literature that demonstrate genetic variation between and within populations in outbreeding and self-pollinating plants (Woodward and Morley, 1974; Cocks et al.
69) Red wolves face numerous threats, such as habitat loss and outbreeding depression due to hybridization with coyotes, and fill a unique ecological niche as predators in the eastern U.
Thus, outbreeding depression and homogenization of populations are not of primary concern.
Thus, we see in other species, such as birds like the great tit, a range in mating behavior, from a high level of breeding with more closely related birds to a high level of outbreeding.
The genetic interpretation of inbreeding depression and outbreeding depression.
Heterosis, hybrid vigor, or outbreeding enhancement, is the improved or increased function of any biological quality in a hybrid offspring.
This suggests that the iTaukei population has been steadily outbreeding the Indians in recent decades, certainly since the end of Indian immigration to Fiji in the early twentieth century.
According to Sloss, the research his group has conducted points to a high genetic diversity of muskies in Wisconsin, and introgression and outbreeding hasn't become a problem, which is good news.
Donna further decries outbreeding of Brittanies, mixing them with setters and getting "Brettas.
This is especially clear today when traditional Christians are outbreeding liberals and atheists by a wide margin.
Catholics were outbreeding Protestants (or so feared Yankee ladies like George W.