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the process by which an organism produces others of its kind

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elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

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the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

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Estimated breeding values are a feature of the most advanced livestock breeding programs,' Eady says.
B 754 was an advanced selection in ARS's Beltsville breeding program in the 1980s and 1990s.
The main objective in selective breeding programs is to balance genetic gains and inbreeding.
However, with DFTD continuing to ravage populations in Tasmania, it is feared that the small scale breeding programs may not be enough to save the species from extinction.
However, consumer tests indicate that the flavor of Black Diamond is good, but not as popular as the flavor of the Marionberry--a hybrid caneberry developed by the USDA-ARS breeding program.
The company has 10 breeding programs globally that continue to advance cotton genetics.
Today, active vegetable breeding programs at agricultural experimental stations and land-grant universities have largely been abandoned and continue to rapidly decline.
It also advises captive breeding programs and, in a few cases, supports field-based management or research on wild elephants.
Officers of the two firms said that combining both existing breeding programs will allow the HBC to draw from a much wider pool of germplasm and speed up the development of new varieties.
This report emphasizes the importance of adequate protection against infectious diseases for the successful outcome of captive breeding programs of endangered species.
To achieve this, yabby farmers need to engage in selective breeding programs to ensure continuity of quality and supply.
Many are used as parents in breeding programs, and Purdue is known as the source of scab-resistant apples.
These breeding programs are based on traditional selective breeding practices, though they are moving quickly to incorporate information from genomics research into the selective breeding programs.
Suci's birth could also help start other breeding programs.
International seed breeding company Enza Zaden of Holland purchases the breeding programs and facilities of Yates Vegetable Seeds in Australia and New Zealand, establishing a new company: Enza Zaden Australia Ltd.