domesticated species

domesticated species

A term defined by a species in which the evolutionary process has been influenced by humans to meet their needs.
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Or, in her words, she studies "the evolution of domesticated species of squash to determine how they're related to each other, when and where they were domesticated, [and] what genetic changes underlie domestication.
Alpacas are a domesticated species of South American camelid, resembling a small llama.
If anyone's in a position to preach--in the best sense of that word--about animals, it's this impassioned vegetarian healer and activist whose globe-spanning career spent amid endangered and domesticated species spurs viewpoints that many open-minded animal lovers will find not just plausible but validating and downright electrifying.
Applicants MJF Pension Trustees Ltd and Graham Wright are hoping to make land south of the water pumping station on Wiggins Lane, Holmeswood, home to the domesticated species of South American animal, which is related to the camel.
Not all bird groups are covered, though most of the major groups of birds of the world are represented as well as some domesticated species.
15) In domesticated species, no seasonal peak of ND has ever been described, even though high environmental temperatures have been suggested as a possible triggering factor of the disease.
Wayne said the domestication of wolves would have happened before humans set up agricultural based communities: "The wolf is the first domesticated species and the only large carnivore humans ever domesticated.
Over a few thousand years of such cultivation, the wild forms of these plants mutated into new, domesticated species that were easier to manage and harvest, making farming more productive and efficient.
Two experts in genetics say genetic mapping of domesticated species as well as certain species of game, is essential to protect their value in future markets.
We inherited most of our domesticated species in the last 20,000 years from the Fertile Crescent, through the ancient Greeks and Romans.
A range of wild and domesticated species have helped to bring malaria reservoirs closer to human groups.
As an iconic symbol of Tibet and of high altitude, the yak (Bos grunniens) is the most important domesticated species for Tibetans living at high altitude in China's Qinghai Province, which could provide meat and other basic resources, such as milk, transportation, dried dung for fuel, and hides for tented accommodation.