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to distribute into groups according to kinds

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b) Mixing between sexual activity categories was assumed to be assortive (22).
When there is assortive (non-random) mate selection, it heightens whatever group differences exist in the population.
8) Assortive or non-random selection of mating partners with respect to one or more characteristics is positive when like people mate more frequently than would be expected by chance and is negative when the reverse occurs.
The 36 parental clones of NJFD were selected after three to nine cycles of selection, including three cycles of phenotypic assortive mating directed toward plants with fine leaves, low growth profile, and dark green color.
The role of preferential and assortive pollination in the maintenance of flower colour polymorphisms.
7) The second problem is associated with assortive mating.
First, men and women are complementary in types and engage in assortive matching.