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But every ounce of breeding plumes represented six dead adults, and each slain pair left behind three to five starving nestlings.
Academe, however, is a breeding ground for such psychological and actual violence.
Would be about time to start breeding with these frogs before they're gone forever.
Patch of the pitcher plant used for breeding by the frog.
They were desalination, falconry, and camel breeding.
Animal-breeding experiments have established that physical aggression is in part a variable, heritable trait.
These females guard the clan's social knowledge, which is essential for successful breeding.
The last thing to tell a headhunter is that you are considering a career change, such as organic farming or ostrich breeding.
They will have the ability to test tritium breeding blanket designs, and possibly fusion-fission hybrids.
Over the decade, banded birds were less successful in breeding.
Breeding the highly endangered species is critical to the animals' conservation in the wild.
Their study, for the first time, lifts the fog on the migration routes of albatrosses between breeding seasons.
And increasing production is as simple as breeding more animals.
Traditional breeding will be needed to transfer the trait to the agricultural cotton species.
Cloning a mammoth would be more spectacular than breeding one, but it entails an extra set of hurdles.
His personal appearance had much to do with this, for he was of royal mould, and had an air of high breeding.
Not my fault if the rest of the country's busy breeding giants.
In addition, the green environmentalists hardly care about farm animal breeding.
The swamp was a breeding ground for malaria, and the disease was killing off the population.
How long the shooting season goes on each year depends on federal regulations, based on summer counts in the breeding areas.
It is an expression of a society that puts less emphasis on breeding, formal education and even wealth than on presentation.
Cells from flakes of skin have grown into living, breeding mice, through a bit of biotechnological wizardry.
Through plant breeding, for example, biologists can hasten the process of plant adaptation to dryness.
Though not a scientist by training, she has spent years studying the genetics of pigeon breeding.
The colony in twilight near the end of the breeding season.
Today, emu ranchers say, breeding pairs can be bought for a few hundred dollars.
Cramming infirm people into one place creates the ideal breeding ground for disease.
The bane of this in-and-in breeding is felt in every large city.
It creates the breeding conditions for crime, drug exploitation, and broken families.
Noisettes also have much of the same musk rose hybrid breeding.
There is an awful lot of academic in-breeding and insular thinking.
By breeding hybrid flies for several generations, the group re-created such minimal hybrids.
The manipulation of observable genetic traits is the basis of selective breeding.
Yet this film's familiarity ends by breeding affection rather than contempt.
Camille has some medical problems that make breeding her unadvisable.
The pair argued that the breeding moratorium should be lifted.
For that, researchers need to be able to do their own plant-breeding programmes.
The findings also give insight into the history of dog breeding.
They readily adapt to new environments and human suburb style settings are actually a huge breeding area for foxes.
Thanks to captive breeding, hundreds now live in the wild.
They are breeding for faster and faster horses, which has resulted in horses with spindly legs.
If such a strain existed, building tolerance would be a simple exercise in breeding.
Meanwhile, the nation embarked on a program of breeding and planting resistant varieties of elm.
It shall serve among wits of no higher breeding than thine.
What concerns me more is the fact that your partner seems to be treating you as breeding stock.
Scientists have tried for decades to develop salt-tolerant crops through selective breeding but to no avail.
Instead, farmers will purchase cloned animals to serve as breeding stock for their entire herds.
Power pop is an ideal breeding ground for unsung heroes.
Species exploited by humans showed a general trend of evolving smaller body size and breeding at a younger age.
They captured every condor in the wild and established a captive-breeding program.
Questions abound regarding the species's population dynamics and breeding habits.
Geraldine had the breeding, but she had little money.
As a result, sows were taken out of the breeding herd and slaughtered for meat.
Tactile arousal threshold of sleeping king penguins in a breeding colony.
The mosquito has adapted to living alongside humans, happily breeding in human houses and water containers.
The reef fish-primarily snappers, grunts and parrotfish-lose their breeding habitat.
She is taking part in a government-backed pilot project to improve breeding.
Tuna are easily caught, particularly when breeding adults school on spawning grounds.
It may be objected that the outcome could have reflected selective breeding rather than family stability.
It's remarkable what centuries of plant breeding can do.
The use of a lot of antibiotics in meat and dairy cows, for instance, is a result of breeding to reduce genetic diversity.
The distinction between this procedure and conventional animal husbandry would be the use of a genetic copy as breeding stock.
About a third consisted of breeding animals for laboratory tests.
With breeding, nuclear fission fuel reserves are enormous.
Its rough, ratty-looking surface was a prime breeding ground for a clot.
But odder still is the coyote's propensity for breeding with wolves.
Breeding: northern and subalpine conifers, particularly spruces and firs.
Those in favour of plant modification often argue that the new techniques are really no different from traditional plant-breeding.
However, species categorization started long before breeding ability was taken into account.
But the remaining kittens, three males and two females, represent the start of an ambitious breeding program.
To know how to enter a drawing-room is supposed to be one of the supreme tests of good breeding.
Politics is human activity, and the perfect breeding ground for exploring multiple disciplines.
Insecticides are currently used to control dengue, a practice which runs the risk of breeding insecticide-resistant bloodsuckers.
It could, however, be used in breeding prize livestock or rare animals.
Other zoo people learned from their example, and as more and more wild- caught gorillas became available breeding in- creased.
But conservationists are using other methods to encourage natural breeding.
The next good quality belonging to a gentleman, is good breeding.
In every single animal which humans have manipulated, they have improved learning ability via selective breeding.
Later, the species concept changed, specifying that two organisms should be capable of breeding.
When the breeding season returns, both males and females typically have to recharge and regrow.
Each autumn, penguins of a certain age waddle and belly-slide inland to ancestral breeding grounds, where ice is thick and safe.
Note: it seems the term is also used in artificial breeding of same-species breeds or cultivars.
The success of a breeding season has always been a matter of timing, and that is never truer than now.
Only a small number of the farm's crocs are used for breeding.
The thick green mats of plants hamper fishermen, tangling their nets, clogging motors and destroying fish-breeding grounds.
The nutrient-rich excess of that process is used for breeding tilapia, a freshwater fish.
Breeding two highly endangered animals or subspecies through conventional mating is a difficult and often futile undertaking.