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Selective Breeding…read more

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Objectives for today's lesson
· Identify a range of characteristics which
humans may select for in animals and plants.
· Recall characteristics which may result from
the effects of environment or from
· Describe the steps taken when farmers breed
plants for particular characteristics.…read more

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Choosing characteristics
· Suggest some characteristics which farmers
might try to develop in the following:
­ Beef cattle
­ Cows
­ Sheep
­ Hens
­ Apples
­ Wheat…read more

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Selective Breeding
· Breeders select individuals with the most
suitable characteristics.
· They then breed from them.
· The offspring are inspected and again,
individuals with suitable characteristics are
chosen and bred from.…read more

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