introgressive hybridization


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introgressive hybridization

the spread of genes of one species into the germ plasma of another species as a result of hybridization.
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Bidirectional introgressive hybridization between a cattle and human schistosome species.
Introgressive hybridization was observed in the San Saba, Llano, Guadalupe and Medina Rivers.
In Lake Malawi's cichlids, the analysis of these sequences was able to distinguish two species with introgressive hybridization (MIMS et al., 2010).
One way in which genetic material could be exchanged is by introgressive hybridization. Reports have indicated that, in plants, interspecific hybrids occur in nature (Stebbins, 1950).
Avise (1994) suggested that divergence between genetic and phenotypic data may represent introgressive hybridization or recent divergence of pallid and shovelnose sturgeons.
Introgressive hybridization. John Wiley, New York, New York, USA.
Otherwise, development of apomictic wheats using either introgressive hybridization or transgenic techniques faces significant challenges (Flament et al., 2001).
Introgressive hybridization. John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York, USA.