hybrid vigour


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hybrid vigour

n
(Biology) biology the increased size, strength, etc, of a hybrid as compared to either of its parents. Also called: heterosis
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Hybrid vigour Ahead of its launch, Tesla stressed that the base price for its cars would be the same around the world, with retail differences only due to shipping costs and tax issues.
We want to find that happy medium - a balance between increasing stocking rate and producing more kilos per ewe by introducing more hybrid vigour to the flock.
It has resistance to rust and white tip, while hybrid vigour ensures strong, healthy plants ready for lifting all through winter.
WHEN I was a boy they called it hybrid vigour, the implication being that cross dogs or mongrels were healthier than their pedigree counterparts.
And the hybrid vigour means the cattle can't wait to get onto the mainly rye grass pasture whatever the weather.
Collaborating scientists will further develop the understanding of hybrid vigour in rice and will work to develop hybrids with better resistance to brown planthopper, a key insect pest.
No other social system in the world is possessed of that kind of hybrid vigour.