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It is in this power of prepotency that one of the chief benefits from the use of a pure bred sire or dam arises.

The PigSanders Spencer

In the two previous chapters, when discussing reversion and prepotency, I was necessarily led to give many facts on crossing.

But this epoch of Ghibelline prepotency in Tuscany was brief.

Sturm, prepotency of transmission of characters in sheep and cattle, ii.

This has also been enforced by statements as to the prepotency of certain pollen of identical species, but of distinct races.

On the Genesis of SpeciesSt. George Mivart

There is no factor in breeding of more importance than prepotency, and none which is more difficult to estimate.

When we consider latent characters, the explanation of this form of prepotency will be obvious.

The law of prepotency comes into action when species are crossed, as with races and individuals.

We have now to consider the bearing of what is called "prepotency" on the theory of physiological selection.

The truth of the principle of prepotency comes out more clearly when certain races are crossed.

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