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Gene flow

Definition:

Exchange of genes between different, usually related, populations [through cross breeding]. Genes commonly flow back and forth among plant [populations] via transfers of pollen.

Source: Base de Dados Tropical Glossary 

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In agriculture, this process can occur between crop plants and sexually compatible wild relatives regardless of whether the crop plant was developed through conventional plant breeding or biotechnology.

Source: GreenFacts, based on CBI Gene flow to wild plant relatives 

Related words:

Genetic cross - Hybrid (plant or animal)

Translation(s):

Español: Flujo de genes
Français: Flux de gènes

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