artificialselection
artificial selection n.
Human intervention in animal or plant reproduction to ensure that certain desirable traits are represented in successive generations.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Artificial selection — is the intentional breeding for certain traits, or combinations of traits, over others, and is synonymous with Selective breeding . It was originally defined by Charles Darwin in contrast to the process of natural selection, in which the… …   Wikipedia

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