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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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Yet five years ago seven pure lines and only a single hybrid - Excalibur - took more than 3% of the certified seed market.
Looking first at the spat area data, an examination of Figure 2a reveals that immediately post metamorphosis, the pure NJ x NJ line produced much larger spat than any of the other groups, that the KK x KK and MA x MA pure lines are larger (though less dramatically) than the others, and that all of the out-crossed lines that have the KK strain as one parent tend to be slightly larger than the remaining groups.
The flats capture the essence of sophisticated modern-day living and have been created using simple and bold materials to reflect the pure lines of modern art.
The elegant body and pure lines make this one of the most beautiful drop- tops in the business.
The pure lines of the stage design punctuated only by the bright fecund green gully worked perfectly in framing the characters and in implying the psychosexual undertow of the story.
The pure lines of today's flatware, as well as more etched and decorated looks, will be highlighted at this year's show.
Influenced by modern Brazilian architecture, the dresses feature pure lines and clean shapes for an effortless look.
In general, hybrids seem to have greater establishment vigour than pure lines.
The terminal is equipped with soft, pure lines with high quality finish.
The aim is to have gentle, pure lines which look free and unforced.
integral items such as the kitchen and bathroom essentially traditional, however avoid fussy details and stick to clean, pure lines.
the pure lines means we have something to offer which sets us apart," she adds.