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Adaptation traits

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Description: Complex of traits related to reproduction and survival of the individual in a particular production environment. Adaptation traits contribute to individual fitness and to the evolution of animal genetic resources. By definition, these traits are also important to the ability of the animal genetic resource to be sustained in the production environment
Source: Global Biodiversity Strategy WRI
© European Communities, 1995-2004

 

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List of Terms: Terms beginning with "A", Page 1

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W
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A: Page 1 of 5.

Abiotic
Acceptable level...Accession
Accident
Accident (accide...Accidental release
Adaptation
Adaptation traits
Adaptive radiation
Adaptive zone

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