Selective Breeding

Selective Breeding


Questions and Answers for Understanding

1)What is the root word for selective?

to “select”

2)What is the meaning of “select“?

“to choose”

3)What is the meaning of “to breed

Humans allowing plants or animals to reproduce.

4)What is the meaning of “Selective Breeding”

Selective breeding is the selection ( choosing ) of plants or animals to

reproduce.  The selection process is done on the basis of specific favoured

traits or characteristics.  In other words: if the humans like large dogs;

they will choose only large dogs to mate; after a period of time there will

only be large dogs.



By | 2014-09-29T15:05:40+00:00 29th September 2014|Mid School Science|