Flashcards - Biological Applications in Agriculture

Flashcards - Biological Applications in Agriculture
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inbreeding
Inbreeding is the production of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically
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symbiotic
Symbiosis is a close and often long-term interaction between two different biological species
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Green manures
In agriculture, green manure is created by leaving uprooted or sown crop parts to wither on a field so that they serve as a mulch and soil amendment
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Green manures
In agriculture, green manure is created by leaving uprooted or sown crop parts to wither on a field so that they serve as a mulch and soil amendment
symbiotic
Symbiosis is a close and often long-term interaction between two different biological species
inbreeding
Inbreeding is the production of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically
lactation
Lactation describes the secretion of milk from the mammary glands and the period of time that a mother lactates to feed her young
Apiculture
Apiculture is the maintenance of honey bee colonies, commonly in hives, by humans
fishery
Generally, a fishery is an entity engaged in raising or harvesting fish which is determined by some authority to be a fishery
Pisiculture
Fish farming or pisciculture involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for food

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