human intervention in animal or plant reproduction to improve the value or utility of succeeding generations of the species. Compare with natural selection.

ARTIFICIAL SELECTION: "Artificial selection was used to breed a faster-growing species of cow, by mating faster-growing cows with each other to an increasing extent. "
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