Example sentences for: inbreeding

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

  • 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.

  • In crosses between wild and cultivated species of inbreeding plants, alleles that were “left behind” during the domestication process may be reintroduced into the cultivated gene pool.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Crosses between members of completely different RI sets (for example, AXB1 crossed to LXS80) will have an inbreeding coefficient close to zero.


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