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pure line

1. The progeny of a single homozygous individual obtained by self-fertilization.
2. The progeny of an individual reproducing asexually by simple fission, or by buds, runners, or stolons.
3. The progeny of two homozygous individuals reproducing sexually.
See also: line
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The observed heterozygosity value established for the six brown layer pure chicken lines (0.42) is lower than the value reported by Tadano et al [24] for brown layers; by Tadano et al [25] for five PR lines; by Granevitze et al [26] for 5 brown layer and one broiler lines; and by Muchadeyi et al [27] for broiler lines (0.460 to 0.744), but higher than the value reported by Tadano et al [25] for two PR lines; and by Muchadeyi et al [27] for brown and white layer pure lines (0.32 to 0.41).
Assays with pure lines of beans are frequently performed to select and obtain new productive cultivars.
Sebastien Talpe, the designer behind bastalpe, said: "The Finn and Krakk are perfect examples of a design that is humble and discreet thanks to its pure lines. We demand the very best of our suppliers and that is why the collection is coated with Axalta Coating Systems' high-quality powder coatings.
The 282 rooms and suites boast a contemporary French design featuring pure lines and materials, drawing heavily on oriental influences.
ALV subgroups A-D and J have been eradicated in the United States from the pure lines down to the parent stocks by the breeder companies, which have greatly reduced the incidence of infection in layer flocks and broilers.
The Leman Cashmere accessories collection includes sinA[degrees] gle/double leather pen holders, business card holders, wallets known for their intense colours, pure lines and subtle textures and a woman's wallet specially conceived for women of today.
Easy to spot with her swanlike neck and pure lines, she could be mistaken for a Russian ballerina, if it weren't for her very American versatility.
Crown's own solution provides a stronger and more robust tin with pure lines. In many cases, consumers choose to reuse the package, meaning that key brand messaging continues to be conveyed long after the initial product has been used up.
The more rapid progress top breeders have clearly been able to make in developing robust, high performing varieties through hybridisation appears to be overcoming UK grower's traditional preference for pure lines. This is bringing us increasingly into line with the rest of northern Europe where hybrids have long been preferred.
All Frederique Constant models are created and developed in-house, with pure lines and a classic, contemporary style being the design guidelines ever since the brand's launch back in 1988.
Lalique will introduce Orgue, Olivia Putman's debut lighting collection, this month, evoking nostalgia for simple and pure lines, while producing the effect of a rain shower of light," according to Putman.