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artificial

Biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms
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artificial

Made to resemble a natural material or object, for example, faux marbre.
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Little is known about its biological characteristics because of its boring habit, and artificial rearing technology is not mature (Tsang & Liang 2007).
Adaptation of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to artificial rearing. Journal of Economic Entomology 85:753-758.
Artificial rearing of salmon and sewin in hatcheries is thought in some circles to be a panacea for enhancement of declining stocks.
Visiting scientists were allowed to follow whatever studies they wished, although the Bureau of Fisheries personnel were concerned principally with the fishes collected by the Research Vessel Fish Hawk and the artificial rearing of oysters, clams, sponges, and algae.
Artificial rearing of entomophagous insects, with emphasis on nutrition and parasitoids--general outlines from personal experience.