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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After all, the healthiest animal is that which displays hybrid vigour. Let that be the vision for the new UK.
Of course, there are lots of other reasons for hybrid vigour being false.
| MANAGER: Yields and fertility remain unaffected but hybrid vigour has brought lower costs and reduced antibiotic use, said Rhodri.
Hybrid vigour is a phenomenon that can occur when crossbreeds of two genetically distinct parents result in an offspring that are more productive than either parent.
Also unclear is the impact of so-called "hybrid vigour" on an individual snake.
The present genetic diversity results in inbred lines showed promising potential of breeding for hybrid vigour.
Exploitation of hybrid vigour in crop plants for quantum jump in yield and other quantitative characters is one of the approaches in crop improvement to cope up with the ever-increasing demand for food grains and oil production.
On Friday, August 26, record label Hybrid Vigour has gathered punk-inspired bands - including Newcastle-based The Old Police House Collective - for a gig at Tyneside Cinema's Pop-Up Film School (7.30pm until late).
By and large hybrids performed better against the parents which are expected due to hybrid vigour expressed by the [F.sub.1]s.
Heterosis or hybrid vigour is regarded as superiority of F1 hybrids over their parents and or over check varieties/hybrids.
"Electric cars cannot develop if the charging service is insufficient." At a Tesla "experience centre" in Shanghai, nearly empty on a weekday, a staff member explained: "People have a lot of questions about electric cars." 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.
It has resistance to rust and white tip, while hybrid vigour ensures strong, healthy plants ready for lifting all through winter.