Words nearby artificial selection
How to use artificial selection in a sentence
The facts of artificial selection may be as stated—in themselves there may be nothing hypothetical about them.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
He explains very clearly the process of artificial selection, and says that in the garden we are following Nature's method.
Under artificial selection they are deliberately chosen out from among the rest.
Climatic contrasts aid differentiation also by influencing both natural and artificial selection in the distribution of peoples.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
It would not have been overturned, or in any way affected, by Wallace's argument from artificial selection.Darwin, and After Darwin, Volume II (of 3)|George John Romanes
Scientific definitions for artificial selection
Cultural definitions for artificial selection
The breeding of plants and animals to produce desirable traits. Organisms with the desired traits, such as size or taste, are artificially mated or cross-pollinated with organisms with similar desired traits. (Compare natural selection.)