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

Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Breed (Breed refers to animals such as a cattle or a ...)
Process (Process means the preparation of a substance, ...)
Veal (Veal refers to the meat from a calf or young ...)
Breeding livestock (Breeding livestock is characterized as livestock ...)

You have no rights to post comments

Related Articles

Breed ■■■■■■■
Breed refers to animals such as a cattle or a horse of common origin and having characteristics that . . . Read More
Domestication ■■■■■■■
Domestication is the process of domesticating animals by keeping these animals for a distinct purpose, . . . Read More
Breeding livestock ■■■■■■
Breeding livestock is characterized as livestock owned for the primary purpose of producing offspring; . . . Read More
Veal ■■■■■■
Veal refers to the meat from a calf or young beef animal. Male dairy calves are used in the veal industry; . . . Read More
Cleaned coal ■■■■■■
Cleaned coal or prepared coal has been processed to reduce the amount of impurities present and improve . . . Read More
Cow-calf operation ■■■■■
Cow-calf operation pertains to the management unit that maintains a breeding herd and produces weaned . . . Read More
Injection ■■■■■
In an industrial context, an injection can refer to several different processes, each with its unique . . . Read More
Dry cure ■■■■■
Dry cure is described as a process of curing food, particularly meat and fish, in the open air over a . . . Read More
Veal calf ■■■■
Veal calf refers to a young bovine of either sex that has not reached puberty (up to about nine months . . . Read More
Beef ■■■■
Beef is the general term describing the meat derived from cattle. ; ; Beef is also an adjective to describe . . . Read More