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(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.  Synonyms: cross, crossbreeding, crossing, hybridisation, hybridization, interbreeding.

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"Hybridizing" Quotes from Famous Books

... seems to me that we have reached the point where further improvement in nuts for cultivation is to be looked for especially from purposeful hybridizing by man. It should be another of the chief aims of this association to induce self-perpetuating institutions to get together the material necessary for such work. Such material already exists in incomplete form—incomplete, that is, especially in horticultural ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Sixth Annual Meeting. Rochester, New York, September 1 and 2, 1915 • Various

Words linked to "Hybridizing" :   monohybrid cross, pairing, reciprocal, genetics, cross, genetic science, reciprocal cross, coupling, testcross, crossing, test-cross, hybridize, dihybrid cross, interbreeding, sexual union, conjugation, union, hybridization, mating

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