Example sentences for: inbreeding

How can you use “inbreeding” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • By keeping detailed records (stud books), zoo staff can make intelligent decisions on how to match individual animals to avoid inbreeding and maintain a healthy and genetically diverse captive population.

  • A second well justified objection to using RI strains to map quantitative traits is that fully inbred strains may not provide representative phenotypes precisely because they are inbred and subject to often severe inbreeding depression.

  • The congenital colorblindness of Pingelap is a direct result of the place's isolation and its vulnerability to natural cataclysm--it was a storm that decimated the island's population and enforced inbreeding, causing a recessive gene to flourish.

  • Dog genome projects reveal that inbreeding for pedigree locks in bad recessive traits.

  • Heterozygous loci are rare among fully inbred RI strains but they are fairly common among new BXH strains that were genotyped at the 10th to 16th generation of inbreeding.


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