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Breed from parents not closely related.‘many specific genetic factors are known that regulate the degree of outbreeding’
- ‘The fitness consequences of inbreeding and outbreeding have intrigued biologists for a long time.’
- ‘The first hypothesis predicts that outbreeding species should possess more genetic variation within a population and that inbreeding species show less variation within and more between populations.’
- ‘I used to suppose that finding the right balance between inbreeding and outbreeding, minimising the costs of both, is best achieved by careful mate choice.’
- ‘Note that all related outbred progeny are related to these grandparents through their common sire.’
- ‘In addition, the ratio of the metapopulation levels of genetic diversity in inbreeding vs. outbreeding species can also be heavily influenced by the structure of the populations.’
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