Essays Tagged: "Selective breeding"

Research papper on: The Nazi race policies were influenced by Darwin's theory and publications.

rwin's theory and publications. Hitler believed that the human gene pool could be improved by using selective breeding similar to how farmers breed superior cattle strains. In the formulation of their ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Genetic Engineering

ascinated mankind for over 2,000 years. Man has always tried to bend nature around his will through selective breeding and other forms of practical genetics. Today, scientists have a greater understan ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Molecular Biotechnology in Our Life

ants or animals were crossed to produce greater genetic variety. The hybridized offspring then were selectively bred to produce the desired traits. For example, for about 7000 years, corn has been sel ... n has been selectively bred for increased kernel size and additional nutrition value. Also, through selective breeding, cattle and pigs have become the major sources of animal foods for human (Encarta ...

(9 pages) 217 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Genetically modified (GM) Food Should Not Be Banned.

e, current techniques are the development and supplement of traditional techniques, just faster and selective. And it is perfectly nice to use the genetically modification to increase the efficiency o ... proving the breeds of animals and the strains of crops. Wheat, for example, was cultivated, through selective breeding, from an almost no-yield rice-type crop into the super-crop it is today. Then, we ...

(3 pages) 129 4 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay is about whether cloning and genetic engeneering is an extention of selective breeding. it compares selective breeding with cloning and genetic modification.

ciety. Some people believe that cloning and genetic modification are only a simple extension of the selective breeding because of the reasons that they were used to improve production in some ways and ... e a specific purpose. On the other hand others believe that cloning and genetic modification is not selective breeding. By taking genes from different species and inserting them into another species, ...

(3 pages) 117 1 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

This essay depicts the morality of genetic engineering.

gineering studies the possibilities of developing improved varieties and strands of animals through selective breeding. These studies allow people to test for genetic deficiencies or abnormalities in ...

(5 pages) 155 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Designer Babies Essay.

is the alteration of genetic code by artificial means, and is therefore different from traditional selective breeding. Genetic engineering has given us the power to alter the very basis of life on ea ...

(3 pages) 76 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Explain why Aboriginal children of the stolen generations were removed from their parents.

o white society, it was hoped that in the next few decades the Aboriginal race would be bred-out by selective breeding.The officials who carried out the removal of these 'half-castes' also firmly beli ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

GENETICS. Definition, uses, disadvantages, advantages of selective breeding, genetic engineering, cloning and artificial insemination.

A) SELECTIVE (ARTIFICIAL BREEDING)Definition: Selective breeding is when the plants/animals from the ex ...

(5 pages) 17006 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Transgenic species

technology has enabled scientists to break through the 'species barrier', overcoming limitations or selective breeding. There are many uses for transgenic species, there are a number of ethical concer ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Eugenics, The Holocaust and the Human Genome Project.

through his family. Eugenics is the theory that a scientifically directed process of controlled or selective breeding can improve the genetic code of mankind. Reber (1997) defines eugenics as, "The s ... s eugenics as, "The study of human heredity patterns with the goal of improving the species through selective breeding." (Reber, A., 1997, p 263). Its doctrine dictates that genetic structures, rather ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Transgenics.

at were friendly and helped protect them. Over time, we have made dogs completely tame through this selective breeding. This has occurred with not only animals but from the beginning of agriculture, w ...

(7 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetic Engineering

treatment, and produce vaccines and other useful drugs. Genetic engineering techniques include the selective breeding of plants and animals, and hybridization, which is the reproduction between diffe ... strains or species.The first known genetic engineering technique, that is still used today, was the selective breeding of plants and animals. This was usually used to increase food production. In sele ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Dogs

ild cousins such as wolves and foxes, are one family. Each breed was created by human beings, using selective breeding to get desired qualities. The result is an almost unbelievable diversity of pureb ...

(3 pages) 27 1 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Genetic Engineering: Consequences of Playing God

backed by the belief that man has been modifying the genetic make-up of plants and animals through selective breeding for centuries. Genetic engineering could be utilized in plants, making them more ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Cloning

is the alteration of genetic code by artificial means, and is therefore different from traditional selective breeding. It has given us the power to alter the very basis of life on earth. Genetic engi ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Genetic Engineering

ances. "Practices that go back centuries, such as the use of microbes to make wine, cheese, and the selective breeding of livestock and crops, are examples of biotechnology"�. (Campbell, 1999) ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The benefits and hazards of gene technology

organisms for a specific purpose.Previously, such genetic change would have to be brought about by selective breeding which requires organisms to be of the same species (able to breed successfully to ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Untitled

nces. Practices that go back centuries, such as the use of microbes to make wine and cheese and the selective breeding of livestock and crops, are example of biotechnology . (Campbell, 1999) These, an ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Environmental case analysis

ws (Newton, Dillingham, Choly, 2006).Genetic modification of animals is not new: techniques such as selective breeding have been used with great success for centuries. But the advent of powerful new t ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science