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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outcross.


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  • Livestock has been crossbred, linebred, inbred and outcrossed for millenia.

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  • Which is "more primitive," the New Guinea singing dog, the dingo, or the (frequently outcrossed to wolves) Alaskan husky?

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  • Erythrina variegata is bird-pollinated, outcrossed and sometimes genetically incompatible.

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  • Plants raised from these seeds were grown in a pollinator-free greenhouse and intercrossed, within populations, to obtain outcrossed plants for the crossing experiment.

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  • GM crops have outcrossed [bred with non-GM plants] after we were told they wouldn't.

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  • Strains containing [PSI+] can acquire complex phenotypic traits distinct from [psi −] strains, and when outcrossed to wild-type strains, these phenotypic traits can sometimes be maintained even after treatment to remove [

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