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pure line

1. The progeny of a single homozygous individual obtained by self-fertilization.
2. The progeny of an individual reproducing asexually by simple fission, or by buds, runners, or stolons.
3. The progeny of two homozygous individuals reproducing sexually.
See also: line
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The objective of this study was to apply multivariate techniques, canonical discriminant analysis, and multivariate contrasts, and indicate the most advantageous inferences in the evaluation of pure lines of beans.
Crown's own solution provides a stronger and more robust tin with pure lines.
The more rapid progress top breeders have clearly been able to make in developing robust, high performing varieties through hybridisation appears to be overcoming UK grower's traditional preference for pure lines.
All Frederique Constant models are created and developed in-house, with pure lines and a classic, contemporary style being the design guidelines ever since the brand's launch back in 1988.
Lalique will introduce Orgue, Olivia Putman's debut lighting collection, this month, evoking nostalgia for simple and pure lines, while producing the effect of a rain shower of light," according to Putman.
Thirty six bread wheat genotypes (twenty four pure lines from Turkish bread wheat landraces and twelve modern bread wheat cultivars) were evaluated under both moisture stress (rainfed) and non stress (irrigated) conditions using a "randomized complete block design" with three replications.
Use of the back crossed males greatly simplified our research because it gave us access to pure lines of male date palms," Malek recalled while adding that varieties of dates are notoriously hard to identify even by experienced growers.
The verticals symbolize the owner of the state, while the concrete blocs with pure lines the spirit of the majority of the people.
The artist, Romhein, said the sculpture uses simple and pure lines to demonstrate the universality and simplicity of the duality of man and woman.
Hubbard specializes in state-of-the-art selection programs to improve the performance of their pure lines, and offers a range of products to respond to current and future needs of the broiler industry.
Liao's neat studio seems to echo the pure lines of her ceramics while another potter's studio seems barred against the light and intruding distractions and another's is lined with windows overlooking a garden.