Wild Species

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Mammal Hybrids - Interspecific Hybrids - Domestic and Wild Hybrids
... Hybrids between domesticated and wild animals in particular may be problematic ... Breeders of domesticated species discourage crossbreeding with wild species, unless a deliberate decision is made to incorporate a trait of a wild ancestor back into a given breed or strain ... Wild populations of animals and plants have evolved naturally over millions of years through a process of natural selection in contrast to human controlled selective breeding or artificial ...
Wild Water Buffalo - Taxonomy
... Robert Kerr applied the binomial Bos arnee to the wild species occurring in India north from Bengal ... Later authors subordinated the species under either Bos, Bubalus or Buffelus ... fixed the first available specific name based on a wild population that the name for this wild species is valid by virtue of its being antedated by a name ...
Wild Species, Landraces, and Purebred Species
... See also Genetic pollution and Landrace Breeders of purebred domesticated species discourage crossbreeding with wild species, unless a deliberate ... Wild populations of animals and plants have evolved naturally over millions of years through a process of natural selection in contrast to human controlled Selective breeding or artificial selection ... Many times, domesticated species live in or near areas which also still hold naturally evolved, region-specific wild ancestor species and subspecies ...
Potato Farmer - Genetics
... They belong to eight or nine species, depending on the taxonomic school ... cultivated varieties, there are about 200 wild species and subspecies, many of which can be cross-bred with cultivated varieties, which has been done repeatedly to transfer ... The major species grown worldwide is Solanum tuberosum (a tetraploid with 48 chromosomes), and modern varieties of this species are the most widely cultivated ...

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