cross breeding


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cross breeding

A breeding technique in which directed crossing generates higher variability, which is of use for self-pollination and outbreeding.
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But mankind, in search of marketable traits or the next big zoo attraction, has long turned to controlled cross breeding.
Welsh dairy farmers can find out this month how they can gain production and welfare benefits from cross breeding their Holstein cows.
Inbreeding tends to bring together factors which are similar, while cross breeding tends to bring together factors which are different.