progeny test


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progeny test

[′präj·ə·nē ‚test]
(genetics)
The assessment of parental genotype by study of its progeny under controlled conditions.
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To make even greater genetic progress, he added, Hampshire Down breeders have agreed to join forces with the other four major terminal breeds in AHDB Beef and Lamb's pioneering progeny test, the RamCompare project.
An effort to acquire high value forest stands of teak is by means of progeny test.
Data were collected from May 2006 to June 2008 at the Faculty's experimental farm in Rogoza, which is licensed for processing a progeny test on approximately 400 Simmental cattle yearly.
GENETIC VARIATION OF JUVENILE WOOD PROPERTIES IN A LOBLOLLY PINE PROGENY TEST
By progeny test is meant the estimation of the individual's heredity by study of the offspring.
Lack of awareness on selection of bulls for breed improvement and absence of progeny test cause low productivity of dairy animals", said the VC.
and Koepon, was launched to market semen and develop a Holstein progeny test program in northern Europe.
EBLEX breeding specialist Sam Boon said: "is will be the 'rst time a commercial progeny test has been established in the UK on this scale.
The playing field was more or less level, and the progeny test on the racecourse provided all the answers.