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    Selective breeding (also called artificial selection) is the process by which humans breed other animals and plants for particular traits. Typically‚ strains that are selectively bred are domesticated‚ and the breeding is normally done by a professional breeder. Bred animals are known as breeds‚ while bred plants are known as varieties‚ cultigens‚ or cultivars. The cross of animals results in what is called a crossbreed‚ and crossbred plants are called hybrids. In animal breeding techniques such

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  • Selective Breeding Essay

    Selective Breeding essay Eugene Ng F3G6 Selective Breeding (also called artificial selection) is the process by which humans breed other animals and plants for particular traits. Typically‚ strains that are selectively bred are domesticated‚ and the breeding is normally done by a professional breeder. Bred animals are known as breeds‚ while bred plants are known as varieties‚ cultigens‚ or cultivars. The cross of animals results in what is called a crossbreed‚ and crossbred plants are called

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  • Pros And Cons Of Selective Breeding

    Selective breeding in dogs. Also known as artificial selection‚ is the process by which humans use animal breeding and plant breeding to develop particular traits on the animals such as how they look or to produce certain exaggerated traits. There are many different types of traits that make reason for selective breeding‚ mainly physical‚ and only some for good emotional and disease blocking purposes. In a lot of ways‚ this is similar to inbreeding in humans. Selective Breeding a bad thing because

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  • The Ethics Behind Selective Breeding Exemplar

    The Ethics behind selective breeding Selective breeding‚ or artificial selection‚ is a process whereby evolution is overridden so that only organisms with required traits are selected by humans to reproduce over many generations; often resulting in highly productive crops or farm animals‚ or desirable pet breeds (see figure 1). As evolution‚ or natural selection‚ most commonly only allows the fittest‚ strongest and healthiest to survive‚ by-passing this progression can risk adverse organism development

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  • How Has Selective Breeding Helped Global Foot Distrubution

    Selective breeding has allowed us to improve our global food production‚ because the food that we eat has been looked after and well cared for by farmers‚ but the real work is from the scientist when they have selectively breeded the best of the best cows and cattle‚ meat and wheat by changing the DNA of the animal and controlling the breeding of the animal by taking sperm from the bulls with the most desirable characteristics‚ and put it into an egg taken from the females with the most desirable

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  • Selective Breeding

    next generation‚ selective breeding was introduced. Selective breeding is the process by which organisms (plants‚ animals) with a desired trait are chosen and breed to produce offspring with the desired trait due to human intervention. Selective breeding is popular in areas of agriculture as it produces results much faster than natural selection. The breeder will attempt to isolate and propagate the genotype of the desired trait. [1] Selective breeding can be seen as a way of breeding out unwanted alleles

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  • Breeding

    TYPES OF BREEDING Selective Breeding Terms * When you breed plants‚ the results are known as cultigens‚ cultivars or varieties. When there is a cross of animals‚ the results are referred to as crossbreeds‚ while a cross of plants results in hybrids. Similar methods are used in animal and plant breeding. When animals with desirable traits are selected‚ they are bred through the process of culling for particular for traits. Culling is the process of selecting livestock based on desired criteria

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  • Selective Breeding

    selective breeding -allow only organisms with desired traits to mate 1.Hybridization: cross 2 genetically different individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms inbreeding: the continued breeding individuals with similar characteristics B.DNA Technology DNA finger printing (gel electrophoresis) analysis of DNA sections that vary between individuals procedure i.restriction enzymes cut DNA into fragments at specific base pair sequences electrical current moves through

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  • Commercial Dog-Breeding Facility

    Mcqueen English 102 18 April 2012 Commercial Dog-Breeding Facilities Pet shops give many people the impression of happy‚ eager‚ and healthy puppies that are in desperate need of a home and family. Sometimes people feel bad for the animals stuck in the small cages and decide they’re going to save or rescue them. People who buy these animals don’t realize that they’re supporting the commercial dog-breeding industry. Commercial dog-breeding facilities treat animals as a product; they are concerned

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  • Horse Breeding

    Horse Breeding By: Halle Lucas “Breaking babies” would sound strange to the average person‚ but not to someone in the horse breeding business. Working on a horse farm can be pretty tough but if you really have a passion for what you do you will go far. The occupation of horse breeding is the reproduction of domesticated horses‚ used to obtain specific characteristics of the breed desired‚ and is more recently known for multiple strategies in safety with technology while breeding. There

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