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Hybrid (plant or animal)

Similar term(s): cross-breed.

Definition:

In breeding, hybrids are plants or animals produced by the cross-breeding of two genetically different varieties or species.

Source: GreenFacts

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Plant hybrids are created when the pollen from one kind of plant is used to pollinate an entirely different variety, resulting in a new plant altogether. Often hybrids are not fertile and thus unable to reproduce.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Genetic cross

Translation(s):

Español: Híbrido
Français: Hybride

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