artificial selection
selection of parental fish in a breeding programme designed to produce specific characters or traits in the young

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Artificial selection — is the intentional breeding for certain traits, or combinations of traits, over others, and is synonymous with Selective breeding . It was originally defined by Charles Darwin in contrast to the process of natural selection, in which the… …   Wikipedia

  • artificial selection — artificial selection. См. искусственный отбор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • artificial selection — noun : the process of modifying organisms by selection in breeding controlled by man * * * a process in the breeding of animals and in the cultivation of plants by which the breeder chooses to perpetuate only those forms having certain desirable… …   Useful english dictionary

  • artificial selection — dirbtinė atranka statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalų veislės gerinimas, atrenkant geresniuosius individus. atitikmenys: angl. artificial selection rus. искусственный отбор …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • artificial selection — a process in the breeding of animals and in the cultivation of plants by which the breeder chooses to perpetuate only those forms having certain desirable inheritable characteristics. * * *       in biology, the selective breeding of animals and… …   Universalium

  • artificial selection — the interference by humans in the selection of the genotypes to produce succeeding generations of a given organism …   Medical dictionary

  • artificial selection — /ˌatəfɪʃəl səˈlɛkʃən/ (say .ahtuhfishuhl suh lekshuhn) noun See selection (def. 7) …   Australian English dictionary

  • artificial selection — noun intervention by humans in the breeding of plants or animals in order to preserve selected genetic traits …   Wiktionary

  • artificial selection — artifi′cial selec′tion n. gen a process in the breeding of animals and in the cultivation of plants by which the breeder chooses to perpetuate only those forms having certain desirable inheritable characteristics …   From formal English to slang

  • artificial selection — The practice of choosing individuals from a population for reproduction, usually because these individuals possess one or more desirable traits …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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