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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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'These cross-bred pigeons have left Indian pigeons in the dust when it comes to performance.'
Delegates also stressed the importance of selling cross-bred breeding sheep, without which hill farming would struggle.
A spokesman for charity Help the Santorini Donkeys said: "They're having to resort to using cross-bred mules as the donkeys just aren't strong enough.
It has been suggested that plasma membranes integrity in cross-bred bull sperms are affected more significantly than pure breeds during cryopreservation (Thippeswamy et al., 2014) which is in line with the results of the present study.
So far, the comparative values of proteins in the milk from uninfected mammary glands of Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred cows have not been measured.
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 351 entries - an increase of 41 over last year - have been boosted mainly by the increase in the numbers of cross-bred heifers (up from 66 to 101) and cross-bred steers (up by 21 to 102).
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?
Their pet insurance policy starts at pounds 4.50 a month for a common moggy - a "cross-bred" cat is the polite term - or pounds 5.80 for an ordinary dog.
The study revealed that HF and cross-bred dairy cows were more prone to oxidative stress than local breeds.