domestication


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Synonyms for domestication

adaptation to intimate association with human beings

the attribute of having been domesticated

accommodation to domestic life

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The crops belonging to the genera Gossypium and Nicotiana are treated as examples of the cotton model, while aspects of several different models are involved in the domestication of the crops belonging to the genus Brassica.
Based on data from participant observation and 70 interviews with industry professionals in the US and Japan, this volume analyzes the history, structure, and practices of the American manga publishing industry and its role in the transnational production of culture and the domestication of Japanese manga for the US.
Rising genetic diversity marks a trail leading to domestication.
Since the beginning of livestock domestication in Near East in Neolithic era human communities have benefited from goat (Capra hircus).
Washington, Apr 19 ( ANI ): Recent research on the domestication of donkeys, camelids (which includes dromedaries, Bactrian camels, llamas and alpacas) pigs, cattle, sheep and goats suggests that neither intentional breeding nor genetic isolation were as significant as traditionally thought.
Estimates about the timing of dogs' domestication range widely from 10,000 to 100,000 years ago.
Discovering how dog genomes differ from those of wolves, and finding where genetic variations are shared among all dog breeds, could point to traits related to domestication.
Italian-born Peruvian archaeologist Bonavia, a specialist in corn domestication and South American camelids, has now retired from academia, but still works on excavation projects and keeps adding to his voluminous output of writing.
Roots, a former zoo director and now a consultant to zoo conservation programs, offers a detailed overview of the controlled breeding of wild animals, known as domestication.
Smith is a serious-minded chronicle and compendium of what years of research have to say about plant domestication and food production in eastern North America.
The homespun shamanism--a domestication, for good or ill, of the mystical/alchemical inclinations of Beuys et al.
The book's contents cover all the fundamental aspects of birds: their diversity, their evolution, how they choose mates and reproduce, their senses (seeing, hearing, smelling, taste and touch), how they communicate and learn, their domestication and the various ways in which they interact with humans.
It's an adage at least as old as the domestication of animals: Truth is the first casualty of war.
Indeed, gender is the dominant consideration in this volume, especially in regard to the roles played by women in bringing about both National Prohibition and the domestication of drink in America.
John Hamblin, in his preface, explains that the domestication of the three new species from one genus, lupin, in "such a short time is probably unique in the history of agriculture.