genetic potential

genetic potential

theoretical optimum performance capability which an individual could achieve in a specific activity, after an ideal upbringing, nutrition and training. In real terms it may be assumed that the finalists in a world championship are among the human beings whose performance comes closest to their genetic potential. Also known as genetic endowment. See also performance genes.
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We're continually attempting to cut out inefficiencies from the system and exploit our herds' increasing genetic potential in order to at least maintain, if not improve margins," says David, who together with Gavin runs Hotts Farm, the family's 400 acre owner-occupied unit, plus a further 30 acres of rented grazing based at Waterbeck, near Lockerbie.
Olympia and elevate the sport of bodybuilding -- a dream firmly rooted in his genetic potential, work ethic, and more noble purpose.
Since an individual's genetic potential and training habits will ultimately determine his size and strength, you should think positively.
This allows the roots to thrive, resulting in healthier plants better able to withstand stress and achieve their full genetic potential.
The resulting offspring are more efficient and have more genetic potential for the producer.
Inherited attributes are essential, as there is no substitute for genetic potential - or as coaches would put it, the "right hook-ups.
From this, the TDM can give earlier and more accurate information on the genetic potential of UK cows, and bulls whose progeny have been tested.
29th at the PDA Livestock Evaluation Center in State College, Centre County, and over the course of 112 days, will be evaluated for average weight gain, feed efficiency, and genetic potential.
It ranks bulls by their genetic potential to produce Charolais crosses taken to target weight within 18 months.
E[acute accent]Metagenics, a privately held company, was founded in 1983 with the mission to help patients achieve their genetic potential through targeted nutrition.
Since every athlete has a different genetic potential for developing muscular size and strength, coaches should disregard the players' relative lifting abilities.
These benefits extend to the commercial herd through greater availability of high genetic potential terminal sires for profitable beef production.