Definitions for animal breeding
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word animal breeding
Animal breeding is a branch of animal science that addresses the evaluation of the genetic value of livestock. Selecting for breeding animals with superior EBV in growth rate, egg, meat, milk, or wool production, or with other desirable traits has revolutionized livestock production throughout the world. The scientific theory of animal breeding incorporates population genetics, quantitative genetics, statistics, and recently molecular genomics and is based on the pioneering work of Sewall Wright, Jay Lush, and Charles Henderson.
Find a translation for the animal breeding definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these animal breeding definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"animal breeding." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Nov. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/animal breeding>.