Select the incorrect statement:

  • Option 1)

    Inbreeding increases homozygosity

  • Option 2)

    Inbreeding is essential to evolve purelines in any animal

  • Option 3)

    Inbreeding selects harmful recessive genes tat reduce fertility and productivity.

     

  • Option 4)

    Inbreeding helps in accumulation of superior genes and elimination of undesirable genes.

     

Answers (1)

 

Disadvantages of Inbreeding -

Inbreeding depression

- wherein

Continued inbreeding, especially close inbreeding, usually reduces fertility and even productivity. This is called inbreeding depression.

 

  

 

Disadvantages of Inbreeding -

Inbreeding depression

- wherein

Continued inbreeding, especially close inbreeding, usually reduces fertility and even productivity. This is called inbreeding depression.

 

 

Inbreeding is the process of mating of more closely related individuals within the same breed for 4-6 generations. Inbreeding increases homozygosity and is essential to evolve a pureline in any animal. It exposes harmful recessive genes that can be eliminated by the selection. Inbreeding also hep in accumilation of superior genes and elimination only to a certain level. After a few generation it starts reducing the fertilty.

 

 


Option 1)

Inbreeding increases homozygosity

Option 2)

Inbreeding is essential to evolve purelines in any animal

Option 3)

Inbreeding selects harmful recessive genes tat reduce fertility and productivity.

 

Option 4)

Inbreeding helps in accumulation of superior genes and elimination of undesirable genes.

 

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