NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

NEET - 2015

Outbreeding is an important stategy of animal husbandry because it
(a) help in accumulation of superior genes
(b) is useful in producing purelines of animals
(c) is useful in overcoming inbreeding depression 
(d) exposes harmful recessive genes that are eliminated by selection

The breeding of stocks or individuals that are not closely related is called outbreeding. It is an important strategy of animal husbandry because it is useful in overcoming inbreeding depression. Inbreeding depression is the condition in which the fertility and the productivity of animals is reduced due to the continuous inbreeding in same species.

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