NEET Botany Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production Questions Solved

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Explain the importance of inbreeding in cattle.

(i) In breeding increases homozygosity, i.e., pure lines of any animal can be produced by 

inbreeding.

(ii) Inbreeding exposes harmful recessive genes that are eliminated by selection.

(iii) It also helps in accumulation of superior genes and elimination of less desirable 

genes. Selection at each stem increases the productivity of inbred population.

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