crossbreed

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Synonyms for crossbreed

(genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock

breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties

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F1 cross-bred Riverine Buffalo growth rates have been shown to be superior to swamp animals with up to 40 per cent increase in growth.
With the two Limousin cross-bred prize-winners in his mind, it was the heifer from Martyn Archer, and led by Malcolm Telfer, that took the Reserve Champion Rosette.
The time to review the Dangerous Dogs Act is now and any dog that is cross-bred with any banned breed should also be taken into the equation.
If yaks are cross-bred with cows, that destroys the divinity of the cow and they can use the hide and the meat of the zopkio.
Since the species can be cross-bred easily, The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) set a goal of breeding a tree that retained the strong, vase-shaped beauty of the American chestnut but included the Chinese tree's blight-resistance.
Lee North, prosecuting, said Griffin had owned an Old English sheepdog, Bif, and a cross-bred mongrel, Benson, for a number of years.
As a result of his work a university was started and 55,000 cross-bred dairy heifers were sold in the second year, an important contribution to the `White Revolution' which has made India the world's second largest milk producer.
How then do the scientists explain the altered embryonic growth observed in progeny of cross-bred mice?
The key, according to Kingsley, was to find two populations, that unlike laboratory bred mice and rats, would have traits that had evolved naturally and yet could still be cross-bred.
DAIRY farmers with cross-bred cows can access official ancestry and per-formance certificates for the first time.