evolutionary trend


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evolutionary trend

[‚ev·ə¦lü·shə‚ner·ē ′trend]
(evolution)
Any trend in the evolution of phyletic lines that is a consequence of genotypic cohesion.
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The exploration of metabolic differences and evolutionary trends in Soja in relation to plant life activities will help in protection and utilization of Soja.
These units themselves are subject to the same evolutionary trends, including evolvability and complexity.
Albrech and Gale 1985; Janson 1992), which can cause evolutionary trends on a larger scale.
In various invertebrate groups studied, no general evolutionary trend in chromosome number has been evident.
The centerpiece of the case for a pervasive evolutionary trend in complexity has always been a story.
Washington, July 18 (ANI): The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing saw that winning athletes are getting bigger in size than they used to be in the past decades, and now a theory by Duke University engineers has explained the reason behind this evolutionary trend.
If these writers ever grasped the more important theme of speciation as a primary pump for regulating diversification in geological time, they downgraded such fluctuation in numbers as subservient to anagenesis, never understanding that differential speciation can also power an evolutionary trend.
They constitute a general evolutionary trend, Morton says: In the face of incipient attack, the bigger you appear, the better off you are.
With many switch OEMs realizing that the biggest differentiator in certain mainstream markets will be their ability to deliver low cost solutions faster to their customers than before, the need to rely on a semiconductor vendor that brings much more to the table than just chips becomes an important evolutionary trend.
With the future evolutionary trend of digital media from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4, we looked to iVAST, an established leader in MPEG-4 software, to integrate their technology with our Nexperia Digital Video Platform (DVP)," said John Payne, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Philips Semiconductor.
However, serializing the flow of data has historically been in direct opposition to the evolutionary trend toward higher speeds," said Eric Mantion, Senior Analyst for In-Stat/MDR.
The evolutionary trend in PC-based digital video is a migration from add-in hardware to software," said Peter Forman, president and CEO of Ligos Technology.