the intentional mating of two animals in an attempt to produce offspring with desirable characteristics or for the elimination of a trait
Not to be confused with genetic modification, selective breeding by humans does not include genetic engineering of specific DNA.
It may take years of selective breeding to produce a desired fruit.
Whether or not guayusa is a product of selective breeding, the Kichwa have learned to harness its power.
selective breeding of pigeons began in India, as the records seem to show, more than two thousand years ago.
For, so long, selective breeding will not be proved to be competent to do all that is required of it to produce natural species.
Galton blazed the way in 1865, when he pointed to selective breeding as the effective means.
Independent farming gave rise to the improvement of breeds of livestock by selective breeding.
Can we find any approximation to this in the different races known to be produced by selective breeding from a common stock?
By that kind of selective breeding the present Khatkans are very dark indeed.
Eugenics is the science of improving the human race by selective breeding.