Selective Breeding

Science / Biology / Selective Breeding: The selection of individuals with desirable traits for use in breeding. Over many generations, the practice leads to the development of strains with the desired characteristics.

Other Words for Breeding

Breeding Noun Synonyms: rearing, bringing-up, raising, cultivation, development, propagation
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Other Words for Selective

Selective Noun Synonyms: particular, discerning, discriminative, discriminating, discriminatory, eclectic, exacting, demanding, choosy, picky
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Selectively Permeable

Science / Biology / Selectively Permeable: Term describing a barrier that allows some chemicals to pass but not others. The cell membrane is such a barrier. MORE

True-Breeding

Science / Biology / True-Breeding: Occurs when self-fertilization gives rise to the same traits in all offspring, generation after generation. Now interpreted as equivalent to homozygous. MORE

Selective Use

Technology / Television (TV) / Selective Use: In the study of television stars, a use of selected parts of the star's polysemy in a particular role. MORE

Selective Unsubscribe

Technology / Email / Selective Unsubscribe: An unsubscribe mechanism that allows a consumer to selectively determine which email newsletters they wish to continue receiving while stopping the sending of others. MORE

Selective Focusing

Entertainment / Photography / Selective Focusing: Method of adjusting the lens aperture and shutter speed to give a depth of field that will limit image sharpness to a particular area of the image. MORE

Selective Breeding

Science / Biology / Selective Breeding: The selection of individuals with desirable traits for use in breeding. Over many generations, the practice leads to the development of strains with the desired characteristics. MORE

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