breeding

(redirected from line breeding)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • adj

Synonyms for breeding

Synonyms for breeding

the process by which an organism produces others of its kind

Synonyms for breeding

elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

Related Words

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

Related Words

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

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The experimental design used by Pray and Goodnight, line breeding replicated within lineage, differed from the breeding program [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 5 OMITTED] of our study, which might best be described as a reticulated, largely random, complex pedigree for each replicate population.
Animal breeders classify the mating of father and daughter, mother and son, or full brothers and sisters as inbreeding; the mating of close but less direct relatives, such as cousins, is called line breeding. Animals from such matings can be registered,
"Continued line breeding obviously weakens them, as it does in all animals, as well as other pressures such as unsuitable transport, the presence of chemicals in the ecosystem and severe commercial pressures, as well as varroa.
Breeding methods include line breeding where close relatives such as brothers and sisters are mated to accentuate desirable characteristics - which is banned in many countries.
We sit down and talk about stallions who we think would suit mares, looking at nicks and line breeding.
The common denominator in this disease, I believe, will eventually be found to be line breeding. Some examples are CWD in wildlife, in most instances found in domesticated herds, and also in areas of the country where herds have been mismanaged and allowed to over populate.
The results indicated that molecular marker-aided TGMS line breeding facilitated development of TGMS lines with aromatic Thai background.
Line breeding: In this method they use a good related buck and good doe.