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Because genetics influences aroma and flavor, Matthews is exploring whether it’s possible to better control aroma glycoside concentrations through breeding.How does a crop’s environment shape a food’s smell and taste?|Carolyn Beans|September 10, 2020|Science News
Scientists aren’t sure exactly what the audience—some of which are birds that already have a breeding position in their own territory—gains from watching these fights, Barve says.Blood, death, and eye gouging: welcome to the world of acorn woodpeckers|Kate Baggaley|September 9, 2020|Popular-Science
To test this, they baited sticky traps with the chemical and put them on artificial grass and a natural breeding area of migratory locusts in northern China.A single chemical may draw lonely locusts into a hungry swarm|Jonathan Lambert|September 7, 2020|Science News For Students
Birds that have access to stable food quantities over many years should arrive at their annual breeding grounds with the same energy reserves and fat insulation every year.
Her aim is to identify the genetic markers that contribute to a breed’s climate resilience, markers that might lead to more precise breeding and gene-editing practices.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed?|Dyllan Furness|August 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
So, why would a species like the banded mongoose favor breeding between relatives?
“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.
Its adaptability and breeding capabilities ensured that it would be selected for mass production on an unimaginable scale.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether or not guayusa is a product of selective breeding, the Kichwa have learned to harness its power.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The critters have the propensity to devour their babies if alarmed and so require a calm environment for breeding.
With Yung Pak's father was a strange gentleman, a young man with a pleasant face and an air of good breeding.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Though perfectly certain the birds were breeding near, we could not find the nests.
To take any sentence from the mouth of another person, before he has time to utter it, is the height of ill-breeding.
I have, however, a Redshank in full breeding plumage, killed in Guernsey as late as the 23rd of April.
In every case, selfishness is the root of all ill-breeding, and it is never more conspicuously displayed than in traveling.