introgression


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introgression

(ĭn′trə-grĕsh′ən)
n.
The movement or spread of alleles of one species into the gene pool of another through repeated backcrossing of interspecific hybrids with members of one of the parental species.

in′tro·gres′sive (-grĕs′ĭv) adj.
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Hybridization and introgression between Indo-Pacific species of Diadema.
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Also, they found two wild populations in SEYUC with wild-domesticated introgression characteristics (Table 2).
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Previous analyses of this data set focused on the frequency of introgression of individual H.
Of course, hybrid pollen may be present, but this effective hybridization rate remains a useful indicator of the rate of introgression of one genome into the other.
In that regard, the trait conversion process at Dow AgroSciences is second to none, says Jim Bing, trait introgression manager for Dow AgroSciences.
The introgression and recurrent hybridization have created many hybrids and mutant varieties all over the citrus belt globally.
Using this approach, Chen has succeeded in the introgression of xa21 into hybrid restorer line, Minghui 63, and recently Vikas et al.
This is not surprising, given Eagle Lake falls within the area north of the hybrid swarm that is predicted to contain the superinvasive pattern of introgression (Fitzpatrick et al.