domesticated species

domesticated species

A term defined by a species in which the evolutionary process has been influenced by humans to meet their needs.
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The domestication of animals for food, secondary products, labour and companionship over the past 11,000 years has led to a global distribution of domesticated species with distinct geographical patterns.
They hold a special place in every Christmas celebration and rendition of 'Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.' Reindeer or caribou (as known in North America), which are native to arctic, subarctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia and North America, are the latest animals to get their genome referenced and enter the growing list of domesticated species.
Signatures of multiple domestication events appear to be a general rule as they have been reported for many domesticated species (Giuffra et al.
The number of domesticated species is expected to increase yearly due to the decline of pollinators in agricultural areas.
For instance, did you know there are only five domesticated species of squash?
5,000 BC, addressing these aims through the questions: 1) To what extent does the transition to settled lifeways depend on the arrival of new human groups bringing with them domesticated species and new technical knowledge; 2) Are the new Neolithic lifeways an adaptation of the preceding Epipalaeolithic way of life in the region with the integration of some new groups and new knowledge, within a changed climatic/environmental setting; and 3) was the local environment specific to the western Nile Delta fringes especially well suited for the adoption and success of agriculture.
This has been the case with all domesticated species, to one extent or another, from horses to pigs to cattle to dogs and the many others, and camels are no exception.
The germplasm collection includes common domesticated species such as pigs, chickens, cattle, sheep, and farmed aquatic species like trout and catfish, and also less common domesticated species like bison, elk, and even yaks.
Or, in her words, she studies "the evolution of domesticated species of squash to determine how they're related to each other, when and where they were domesticated, [and] what genetic changes underlie domestication."
Alpacas are a domesticated species of South American camelid, resembling a small llama.
Environment and History has long been interested in the entanglements between humans and other animals (a theme noted, for instance, in our 2014 anniversary issue, 20.4) but the large mammals (from charismatic megafauna to domesticated species) have long held the limelight in the focus of the 'animal turn'.
It focuses on |Xam characterization of and relationships with the various domesticated species that shared their Karoo landscape, and asks whether these relationships differ markedly from their conceptions of non-domesticated animals.