Glossary

Reading scientific papers can be a challenge when you are not familiar with the jargon. Here are some common terms that regularly pop up in the avian hybrids literature.

Hybridization – the process of organisms from two different breeds, varieties or species interbreeding.

Introgression – the movement of genetic material from one species into the gene pool of another by means of hybridization and backcrossing.

 

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