Breeding is the selection process used to try and improve the characteristics of plant or animal.

Genetically superior parents are selected for breeding in a cyclic process until the desired trait is received. The goal of breeding is to produce genetically improved populations.

Breeding may also refer to the actual mating of two animals.

Ref: 122493/2006-10-01

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