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Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

  • Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 11:05:51 -0500 (CDT)

What would our famous Roadrunner think of THAT!!! His mortal enemy would
suddenly be a wolve instead of a coyote..... Poor creature.

W.

----- Original Message -----
From: <Piabinha@aol.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: donderdag 21 juni 2001 22:11
Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization


> in the u.s. lately, more and more scientists see that not only there's no
distinct species as Canis familiaris, but that coyotes and wolves are also
the same species.
>
> In a message dated Thu, 21 Jun 2001 12:03:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
"Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl> writes:
>
> << The question then is: is a Canis familiaris actually Canis lupus???? OR
is
> it Canis lupus 'Dalmatian' and Canis lupus 'Dachshund'?? Or is it Canis
> familiaris 'Dalmatian' or Canis familiaris 'Dachshund'? Or plain Canis
> 'Dalmatian' and Canis 'Dachshund'?
>
> WHAT is the idea of giving the domesticated dog a Latin binomen?? WHAT
does
> Canis familiaris ACTUALLY mean?
>
> BTW: MOST cultivars of plants are NOT line-bred but hybridised
extensively.
> And even a line-bred result is a cultivar NOT a species. And to boot:
Nature
> does NOT line-breed with a pre-set goal.
>
> Wilbert >>
>
>
>





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