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artificial selection
(English) Artificial selection is the intentional manipulation by man of the fitness of individuals in a population to produce a desired evolutionary response. (See also: natural selection, selection)
sélection artificielle
(French) La manipulation intentionnelle par homme de l'aptitude biologique des individus d’une population pour produire une réponse évolutionnaire désirée. (See also: natural selection, selection)
selecção artificial
(Portuguese) Manipulação intencional pelo Homem da adaptação biológica dos indivíduos duma população para produzir uma resposta evolutiva desejada. (See also: natural selection, selection)

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