Example sentences for: outcrossing

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

  • If a bee is attracted to such a flower, it might sometimes remove nectar and pollen without providing an outcrossing service (i.e.

  • However, for outcrossing populations, such as forest trees, in which inbred lines are not available, genes also display population genetic properties [ 3 ] . Hence, the foundation for gene detection in these populations should be established on a combination of quantitative genetics and population genetics.

  • Once such an element spawns a progeny element, the progenitor element (as well as the progeny element) has a high likelihood of extinction due to genetic drift; the donor and the progeny elements will be separated from each other by outcrossing (see [ 48 ] for further discussion).

  • We have derived a hierarchical model for detecting major genes affecting a quantitative trait based on progeny tests of outcrossing species.

  • Whether the imprint imposed by a paramutagenic locus is relayed effectively from the first target locus to a secondary target locus is a variable characteristic of paramutation systems, and this has implications for the speed of epiallele conversion within outcrossing populations.


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