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Synonyms for genetic

occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

of or relating to or produced by or being a gene

of or relating to the science of genetics


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So you can imagine then that a kind of force for genetic selection would make this mutation more common in that environment.
This genetic selection process happens quickly, as a new generation can easily arise every two years.
Massmann will also deal with a number of important bull buying tips for commercial beef producers and reveal the latest genetic selection methods.
The fast growth and increased breast size has come from genetic selection in the breeder stocks; the superb rations these animals eat which are formulated using grains, meal, and vitamins; and the poultry houses being used (cost in excess of $400,000 each) today give the birds optimum temperatures and carefully controlled air quality which encourages fast growth.
The report is expected to analyze the impact of genetic selection on the welfare of broilers.
Caroline Burkie, of Compassion in World Farming, says: "The European Food Safety Authority has concluded genetic selection for high milk yield is the major factor causing poor welfare in dairy cows and that genetic selection of pigs for rapid growth has led to leg and heart disorders.
But long-term studies on genetic selection and linebreeding of cattle have been ongoing at ARS's Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory (LRRL) in Miles City, Montana, since 1934.
The average weight of a male turkey has increased from 28 to 40 pounds, due to genetic selection and disease control.
Improving gross and clover varieties by genetic selection provides a feed for ruminants that has a lower GHG cost of production.
Most studies of physical activity and obesity are usually limited by short follow-up periods and genetic selection bias, but here's a 30-year study of 16 twin pairs who were discordant for leisure time physical activity habits in 1975, and who remained so throughout the next 30 years.
Second, does the genetic selection of survival of the fittest account for recurring human evils such as genocide?
Topics include bioethical thought on birth, abortion, genetic selection and other issues.
Genetic selection means our species' evolutionary path would be even more radically changed.
Just like heirloom tomatoes feature treasured qualities that are non-existent in grocery-store tomatoes, heritage livestock represent centuries of genetic selection for certain traits sought by farmers.
The method consists of generating a random population of polymerase mutants by mutating at least one amino acid residue of a thermostable polymerase and screening the population for one or more active polymerase mutants by genetic selection.