eny very unlike the parent, or a mixed progeny showing various degrees of divergence.
Having crossed yellow and green seeded peas both ways, he found that the progeny resulted in all yellow coloured seeds.
Hybrid plants may be again crossed, or even re-hybridized, so as to produce a progeny of very mixed parentage.
The wandering life of the larvae makes it uncerain whether any of the progeny of a given oyster-bed will settle within its area and so keep up its numbers.
According to some, Niobe is the goddess of snow and winter, whose children, slain by Apollo and Artemis, symbolize the ice and snow melted by the sun in spring; according to others, she is an earth-goddess, whose progeny - vegetation and the fruits of the soil - is dried up and slain every summer by the shafts of the sun-god.
Like most successful romances of chivalry, it had a numerous progeny, but its sequels, D.
French deism, the direct progeny of the English movement, was equally short-lived.
The progeny is a good generalpurpose Sheep, giving a large fleece of wool but only a medium quality of mutton.
It is supplanting the Border Leicester as a sire of mutton sheep; for, although its progeny is slower in reaching maturity, tegs can be fed to greater weights in spring - 65 to 68 lb per carcass - without becoming too fat to be classed as finest quality.
One special plant is selected each year from the Soo raised from the previous season's test plant, and in four years' time the progeny of this plant constitutes the " general crop."
The third bride was sickly and unsympathetic, and from her Sigismund soon lost all hope of progeny, to his despair, for being the last male of the Jagiellos in the direct line, the dynasty was threatened with extinction.
The breeder bulbs and their offsets may grow on for years producing only self-coloured flowers, but after a time, which is varied and indefinite, some of the progeny "break," that is, produce flowers with the variegation which is so much prized.
"He saw that they increased in size, divided, and became full of filiform spores, then ruptured and poured out their multitudinous progeny into the bodycavity of their insect host.
chastised the Roman nobles, subdued Romagna and the March, threatened Tuscany, and seemed to be upon the point of creating a Central Italian state in favor of his progeny, when he died suddenly in 1503.
In the progeny of these crossed wheats, especially in the second generation, much variation and difference of character is observable - a phenomenon commonly noticed in the descendants from crosses and hybrids, and styled by Naudin "irregular variation."
- Zooid of tinued by its progeny, and thus gives Plumatella, with exrise to the mature colony.
Formerly regarded as a distinct genus - the natural fate of all the various ' Brefeld has observed that a bacterium may divide once every half-hour, and its progeny repeat the process in the same time.
The tobacco flower is fortunately perfectly self-fertile, and by enclosing the flowers of selected plants in paper bags, so as to exclude all possibility of hybridization, progeny true to the type of the mother plant can be obtained.
For the exact determination of the last element the census affords no precise data, but affords material for various approximations, based either upon the elimination of the probable progeny of immigrants since 1790; on the known increase of the whites of the South, where the foreign element has always been relatively insignificant; on the percentage of natives having native grandfathers in Massachusetts in 1905; or upon the assumed continuance through the 19th century of the rate of native growth (one-third decennially) known to have prevailed down at least to 1820.
We may get a progeny very closely resembling it, yet each plant possessing a distinct individuality of its own; or we may get a pro.
The original six specimens received in 1864 at the Jardin des Plantes, which had been carefully kept apart from their progeny, remained in the branchiate condition, and bred eleven times from 1865 to 1868, and, after a period of two years' rest, again in 1870.
He died in 1780, and among other progeny left two famous sons, Woodpecker (1773), whose dam was Miss Ramsden (1760) by Cade, son of the Godolphin Barb, but descended also on the dam's side from the Darley Arabian and the Byerly Turk, and Highflyer (1774), whose dam was Rachel (1763) by Blank, son of the Godolphin Barb from a daughter of Regulus, also son of the Godolphin.
In 1865 a male of the same species was introduced, but though a strong disposition to breed was shown on the part of both, and the eggs, after the custom of the Ratitae, were incubated by him, no progeny was hatched (Proceedings, 1868, P. 329).
Accordingly as the green or the yellow predominated in the progeny it was termed " dominant," while the colour that disappeared was called " recessive."
Here, again, a variation in the order, nature and number of the divisions, in itself simple, may result in symmetrical or correlated changes in all the progeny of the affected embryonic part.
The deceased shah had a numerous progeny, and on his death his fifth son, Haidar Mirza, proclaimed himself king, supported in his pretensions by the Kizil-bash tribe of Ustujulu.
The tapeworm, Taenia saginata, throws off eleven proglottides a day during its mature stage, and if this rate of increase were maintained for a year the total weight of its progeny would be about 550 grammes.
In the article Horseracing mention is made of some of the great horses of recent years; but the following list of the principal sires of earlier days indicates also how their progeny found a place among the winners of the three great races, the Derby (D), Oaks (0), and St Leger (L) Eclipse: Young Eclipse (D), Saltram (D), Sergeant (D), Annette (0).
These scales breed very rapidly; Howard states one may give rise to a progeny of 3,216,080,400 in one year.
To prevent the breaking down of their properties, the necessary consequence of this law of inheritance, there is no doubt that infanticide was common among them, and that it extended to the male as well as the female progeny, but it has been put down by the Infanticide Rules, which provide for the registration of Jareja children.
Nor was it, as in Schelling's earlier system, to be a collateral progeny with mind from the same womb of indifference and identity.
P. Mudge for rats, that in a cross between a coloured individual of known gametic purity and an albino, the individuals of the progeny in either the first or second, or both generations, may differ, and that the difference in some cases wholly depends upon the albino used.
The zoogloea is formed by active division of single or of several mother-cells, and the progeny appear to go on secreting the cell-wall substance, which then absorbs many times its volume of water, and remains as a consistent matrix, in which the cells come to rest.
It was also shown that exposure to light, dilution or exhaustion of the food-media, the presence of traces of poisons or metabolic products check growth or even bring it to a standstill; and the death or injury of any single cell in the filamentous series shows its effect on the curve by lengthening the doubling period, because its potential progeny have been put out of play.
We may therefore consider it settled that the different species of the group are now in that degree of physiological differentiation which enables them to produce offspring with each other, but does not permit of the progeny continuing the race, at all events unless reinforced by the aid of one of the pure forms.
When selection is being made for several characters at the same time, and also in hybridization experiments, where it is important to have full records of the characters of individual plants and their progeny, " score cards," such as are used in judging stock, with a scale of points, are used.
We may grant, indeed, that a moderate provision of material wealth is indirectly included, as an indispensable pre-requisite of a due performance of many functions as Aristotle conceives it - his system admits of no beatitudes for the poor; still there remain other goods, such as beauty, good birth, welfare of progeny, the presence or absence of which influenced the common view of a man's well-being, though they could hardly be shown to be even indirectly important to his " well-acting."
Edward Cullen - The 97-year-old vampire is the first "born" progeny of Carlisle Cullen.
The thin-skinned progeny of thoroughbred or Arab stock is too delicate to live unless when hand-fed - and hand-feeding is not according to custom.
Eventually he was able to prove that the biological doctrine of omnis cellula ecellula applies to pathological processes as well as to those of normal growth, and in his famous book on Cellular-pathologic, published at Berlin in 1858, he established what Lord Lister described as the "true and fertile doctrine that every morbid structure consists of cells which have been derived from pre-existing cells as a progeny."
The principle on which the work is based is that plants have their individualities and tend to transmit them to their progeny.
All the well-known breeds of dogs are highly artificial and their maintenance requires the constant care of the breeder in mating, and in rejecting aberrant progeny.
Among primitive savage races abortion is practised to a far less extent than infanticide, which offers a simpler way of getting rid of inconvenient progeny.
The elder Darer was an esteemed craftsman and pious citizen, sometimes, as was natural, straitened in means by the pressure of his numerous progeny.
He thought it probable that circumstances affecting the reproductive system of the parents had much influence in producing a plastic condition of the progeny.
By his numerous mistresses he had a large illegitimate progeny.
In assuming this attitude Professor Weismann decidedly differed from Herbert Spencer, who some years ago mentioned that he had evidence "enough to prove the fact of a previous sire asserting his influence on a subsequent progeny."
Prominent among them were Manannan mac Lir, who is connected with the sea and the Isle of Man, and the Dagda, the father of a numerous progeny.
Progeny vaccinia and human cytomegalovirus particles utilize early endosomal cisternae for their envelopes.
Stormix, Corel Linux, Libranet, Progeny, and debian itself all can share deb files.
For thus, man may extend thy progeny, Vntill man doe but vanish, and not die.
duplicated gene will be passed on to the progeny.
Genome replication: The stage of viral replication at which the virus genome replication: The stage of viral replication at which the virus genome is copied to form new progeny genomes.
Hence the observer feels the pain, the anguish or the smoke filled lungs and passes that memory on to their progeny.
progeny of the mating is 7/8 and above.
progeny of all cows that have been affected with BSE are currently recorded by the Central Veterinary Laboratory at Weybridge.
This included slaughtering the progeny of affected animals and restricting breeding from the progeny of affected animals.
progeny of a single cell in the spinal cord, which is descendent from axial progenitors.
progeny of Oriental Bicolours which do not display white spotting.
For example, the fertilization of an egg by a sperm to produce a progeny with a unique identity.
In fact, the only British monarch that left progeny from whom William is not descended is the last King William (IV ).
The resulting progeny were raised in the presence and absence of tetracycline in the culture medium.
The person died and did not have any further progeny to seed with the memory.
progeny bred, before a late-onset problem is evident.
However among others the crosses are either unsuccessful or require specialized techniques to obtain the progeny.
Shall there be male progeny unto you, and female unto him?
Am I now to suffer at the hands of my own progeny?
When the flies were transferred to medium without tetracycline, no female progeny were recovered in a sample of more than 5000 males.
In this manner, Lilith did turn her back on God, and as such, consecrated her future progeny to the darkness.
progeny testing, of AI bulls.
progeny virus within the host.
progeny show, and had come on well since then.
Genome replication: The stage of viral replication at which the virus genome is copied to form new progeny genomes.
viral replication at which the virus genome is copied to form new progeny genomes.
The progeny of these cats, more or less crossed with the indigenous species, thence gradually spread over Europe, to become mingled at some period, according to Dr Nehring's hypothesis, with an Asiatic stock.
Most canine experts believe that the dog is descended from the wolf, although zoologists are less certain (see Carnivora); the osteology of one does not differ materially from that of the other: the dog and the wolf breed with each other, and the progeny thus obtained will again breed with the dog.
Within this gall the stock-mother lives and surrounds herself with numerous parthenogenetically produced eggs - sometimes as many as two hundred in a single gall; these eggs give birth after six or eight days to a numerous progeny (gallicola), some of which form new galls and multiply in the leaves, whilst others descend to the roots and become the root-dwelling forms already described.
In most cases, female Asian Leopard Cats were crossed with domestic male cats due to sterility problems in male progeny from the early crosses.
A Philippine legend that credits the birth of humanity to the bamboo stem -- a creation myth in which a man and woman came from the stem and began the world's progeny.
The celebrity clientele has an interest in fashions for their new elite progeny, and so the fashion industry has leapt to accommodate such needs.
It may interest you to know Lassie was actually a lad, and that all the Collies who played the role were his male progeny.
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