biological fitness


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biological fitness

The ability of an individual to produce offspring that survive to adult life and are themselves able to reproduce.
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Turkeys have been placed on eight farms across the country where participants will document the production, performance, and biological fitness of both the Bourbon Red and the British United Turkey Association (BUTA) Medium White turkeys in range-based systems.
Some, in the spirit of naturalism, have attempted to reduce moral values to concepts such as biological fitness.