cross-breeding


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cross-breeding

n
1. (Zoology) the process of causing animals to mate with another species, or of causing plants to reproduce with another species
2. (Botany) the process of causing animals to mate with another species, or of causing plants to reproduce with another species
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Van Baerle, as soon as the idea had once taken root in his clear and ingenious mind, began slowly the necessary planting and cross-breeding to reduce the tulips which he had grown already from red to brown, and from brown to dark brown.
The beekeepers are afraid that if the cross-breeding continues, the original breed might become extinct.
To improve the carabao population, the PCC began cross-breeding carabaos in the province with foreign-bred Murrah buffaloes through artificial and natural insemination.
In earlier studies they conducted on UoG-CAST SNP in cattle populations of Bos taurus cross-breeding and Bos taurus origin, Schenkel et al.
My Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries will work with the Indonesian Government to assist in their cross-breeding work involving the Riverine Buffalo and Swamp Buffalos to produce a superior F1 cross-bred animal, Minister Westra van Holthe said.
Anas Al-Ansari, also known as "Al-Nokhatha," indicated that the young breeders have come up with unprecedented new ideas in cross-breeding and raising cattle.
com, a new analysis of the DNA footprint of Neanderthals and Denisovans has revealed that there was an intense cross-breeding between different species tens of thousands of years ago, Fox News reported.
They say this could be possible by cross-breeding other tortoises with similar genes and if they succeed, this would be the first time a species has been brought back to life.
The other buildings house facilities such as a registration centre, fodder store, kitchen, general stores, a cross-breeding centre, a breeding centre, staff accommodation and a power plant.
CROSS-BREEDING of dogs over thousands of years has made it extremely difficult to trace the ancient genetic roots of today's pets, according to a new study led by Durham University.
The centre, which houses animals including white tigers and bears, have been grazing zebras and donkeys together on the same fields for more than 30 years without any known cross-breeding, until now.
He said other studies in West Texas have found no hybridization, while another showed a cross-breeding rate of as much as 24 percent on one ranch.