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Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]
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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.
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Offspring; descendants.
[L. progenies, fr. progigno, to beget]
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Os caracteres foram analisados pelo procedimento REML/BLUP, proposto por RESENDE (2002b) e RESENDE (2007), atraves do Modelo 1, que e adequado aos testes de progenies de meios-irmaos sob delineamento de blocos ao acaso, com varias plantas por parcela, um so local e uma unica populacao, considerando: y = Xb + Za + Wc + e, em que: y= vetor de dados; b = vetor dos efeitos de blocos (fixos); a = vetor dos efeitos geneticos aditivos (aleatorios); c = vetor dos efeitos de parcela (aleatorios); e = vetor dos erros aleatorios; X, Z e W = matrizes de incidencia para b, a e c, respectivamente.
The progenies 2, 9, 13, 21 and 24 showed the values 82%, 84%, 81%, 92% and 94%, respectively, so not statistically differing from progeny 14 that belongs to the same grouping according to Scott-Knott test (Figure 1).
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).
Among the progenies evaluated in this study, the largest forage production was also reported in progenies whose hybrids had a greater average height (Table 1).
Posteriormente, em 2001, foi implantado um teste de progenies em area de varzea no Campo Experimental de Mazagao, no municipio de Mazagao--AP.
Foram avaliadas 27 progenies de meiosirmaos resultantes da recombinacao de 30% das melhores progenies das 140 progenies de irmaos completos selecionadas via indice de selecao, no segundo ciclo de selecao recorrente (SILVA et al., 2009).
Progenies, an oncology-focused pharmaceutical company and the first biotechnology firm to occupy space at the tower, focuses mainly on the development of technologies to improve the lives of prostate cancer patients and their families.
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.
(2009), mention that this temperature sensitivity of Nile tilapia during sex differentiation is not seen in all progenies. Some male or female breeders provide progenies displaying a high sensitivity to temperature giving a high proportion of males in their sex ratio, while others gave an insensitive balanced sex ratio.