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hybrid vigour

hybrid vigour (heterosis) The increased vigour displayed by the offspring from a cross between genetically different parents. Hybrids from crosses between different crop varieties (F1 hybrids) are often stronger and produce better yields than the original varieties. Mules, the offspring of mares crossed with donkeys, have greater strength and resistance to disease and a longer lifespan than either parent.

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"hybrid vigour." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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hybrid vigour

hybrid vigour See heterosis.

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"hybrid vigour." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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hybrid vigour

hybrid vigour See HETEROSIS.

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"hybrid vigour." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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hybrid vigour

hybrid vigour See HETEROSIS.

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"hybrid vigour." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 May. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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