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v. in·bred (-brĕd′), in·breed·ing, in·breeds
To subject to inbreeding.
To engage in inbreeding.

in′breed′er n.
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(Genetics) genetics a plant that pollinates itself
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thaliana is considered as inbreeder for closely out-crossing species A.
This species has been reported as an inbreeder favoring geitonogamous pollination (87% fruit set) compared with 53.33 percent fruit set under xenogamous conditions (Chauhan et al.
Genetic variability of plant characters in the partial inbreeder Collinsia heterophylla (Scrophulariaceae).
The study of close kin marriages is not only important to find out the prevalence of consanguineous marriages as such but also to look at its consequences in terms of the differentials (between the so-called inbreeder and outbreeders) in fertility and child morbidity and mortality.
The between-family component of variance in an outbreeder includes a fractional contribution from dominance variance Falconer (1989), whereas that for an inbreeder includes all sources of genetic variance.
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I mean really: "the popular theory that Eugene-Springfield residents are half-wit, backwoods inbreeders"?
Several authors have reported that AFLP is an appropriate technique for cultivar identification both for inbreeders and vegetatively propagated crops such as barley (Hordeum vulgare L., Schut et al., 1997), grapevine (Vitis vinifera L., Cervera et al., 1998) and rapeseed (Brassica napus L., Lombard et al., 2000), and for outbreeders like grasses and clovers (Forster et al., 2001; Guthridge et al., 2001; Kolliker et al., 2001).