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Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]


n. pl. progeny or proge·nies
a. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
b. A child or children of a parent or parents: claimed to be the progeny of the king.
c. A person's descendants considered as a group.


Etymology: L, progenies
1 offspring; an individual or organism resulting from a particular mating.
2 the descendants of a known or common ancestor.


Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]


offspring; descendants.

expected progeny difference (EPD)
the difference in performance to be expected from future progeny of a sire, compared with that expected from future progeny of the average sire in the same population. EPDs are generally expressed either as a plus or minus difference from the population average, reported in the units of measure of the trait.
progeny testing
a test originally based on red cell antigens but increasingly on restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs), called also DNA fingerprinting. The offspring can have only those blood group antigens possessed by one or both of its parents. Identification of the offspring's antigens makes it possible to exclude some possible sires because they carry antigens not possessed by the subject animal. Similarly, the inheritance of a particular RFLP is directly linked to that found in each parent. Called also parentage determination, parentage exclusion testing.

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Q. how to tell kids their mother has cancer? One is a 4 year old boy and one is a 9 year old girl. any advice?

A. well these kids are dealing with really difficult times. I guess I never thought you should handle these things at such a young age. It gives you a freat jump right into adult life,I don't like it at all, but what can you do? everybody just wish their mother will be better soon.

Q. Snacks for kids – is there a healthy option? My 8 years-old son eats snacks every day, and although he’s not fat by any means, I still want to give him good eating habits. Do you have any idea for healthy snacks? Is there any chance he’ll give up his chocolate and coke for fruits???

A. fruit or peanut butter and jelly,peanut butter provides protein,jelly is a fruit.

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y, m, g, b, p, e = vetores de dados, de efeitos de experimento (fixos), de efeitos genotipicos de progenies de irmaos completos (aleatorio), de efeitos de blocos (aleatorios), de efeitos de parcela (aleatorios) e de erros aleatorios, respectivamente.
In 1997, 405 backcross progenies were evaluated per se in two replications at Ames, IA.
Thus, analysis of processed coffee yield was performed in time split-plot design (STEEL & TORRIE, 1980), in which plots were represented by progenies and the split-plots were represented by the set of two harvests (two-year period).
However, fruits were not classified according to their size and weight in order to differentiate progenies as these characteristics for commercial purposes.
According to the pooled analysis of variance, non-significant differences were found for the progeny x environment interaction for the characters ST, EWK, EH/PH and NBP for the half-sib progenies of the 'Barbacena' white maize landrace (data not shown).
Genetic variability was observed between progenies for all fruit-yield-related characteristics (Table 1).
2015) reported high severity of the leaf spot disease in progenitor 'Tanzania', the male parent of progenies 1 and 3, when compared with 'Mombaca'.
The significance of this interaction indicates that the behavior of the progenies was non-coincident in the evaluated generations, namely, the best progenies in the [F.
O efeito de progenies foi considerado aleatorio em virtude dos materiais terem sido obtidos por meio de polinizacao aberta.
As duas caracteristicas ligadas diretamente a producao e, portanto, consideradas as mais importantes, numero de frutos (NF) e massa total do fruto (MTF), apresentaram estimativas de herdabilidade media de progenies de 0,3952 e 0,4397, respectivamente (Tabela 1).
The company was represented in-house on the Progenies transaction by Engelhardt, and by a Cushman & Wakefield team led by Stacom that includes Justin Royce, Barry Zeller, Connor Daugstrup, and Peter Trivelas.
The observed spectra of each peak for the oil palm progenies were compared with three of the top choices in NIST08 Mass Spec Library to confirm the identity of the compounds based on the retention time (RT) and the relative amount (RA) of individual component expressed as percentages of the peak area relative to the total peak area.