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truncation selection


A breeding technique where a certain value for a selected character is set as the truncation point. Individuals on one side of the point are parents of the next generation (have high fitness) and those on the other side have no progeny (no fitness). © 2014 Nature Education
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truncation selection


Selection that eliminates those with the largest (or smallest) trait values.
Source: evolution-textbook.org

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truncation selection


A breeding technique in which individuals in whom quantitative expression of a phenotype is above or below a certain value (the truncation point) are selected as parents for the next generation.
Source: groups.molbiosci.northwestern.edu

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