repopulation

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repopulation

1. introduction of new animals to a farm or part of it after it has been depopulated for health or production reasons.
2. the additional growth of normal cells around a tumor that is being destroyed by irradiation.
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The determination of the genetic variability of the matrix group used for repopulation programs is a fundamental tool for the genetic conservation of a species (SIROL; BRITTO, 2005; POVH et al.
A reduction in genetic variability may result in an inefficient repopulation program (low fry survival in the aquatic environment) and may lead towards irreversible genetic impact on natural populations (LOPERA-BARRERO et al.