hybrid vigor

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Recent Examples on the Web Charles Darwin was one of the first researchers to describe hybrid vigor. Erik Stokstad, Science | AAAS, 29 July 2021 Geneticists have proposed several theories about the cause of hybrid vigor, but no definitive explanation has emerged. Erik Stokstad, Science | AAAS, 29 July 2021 Bountiful harvests of corn and other major crops rely on a mysterious phenomenon known as hybrid vigor. Erik Stokstad, Science | AAAS, 29 July 2021 His workshop has a steampunk quality—almost but not quite identical to one from the nineteen-forties—and his social life has a similar hybrid vigor. Burkhard Bilger, The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2020 That’s because most wild pigs in the U.S. are some level of hybrid between domestic pigs and wild boars, creating heterosis or hybrid vigor. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 5 Oct. 2020 Making its way across the Atlantic, Irish music cross-pollinated with American traditions, which were already one big gnarled mess of hybrid vigor to begin with. John Adamian, courant.com, 3 Mar. 2018 Immigration has always been partly about America’s refreshing itself, and hybrid vigor, and filling jobs U.S. citizens won’t do. Karl Vick, Time, 11 Jan. 2018 Making its way across the Atlantic, Irish music cross-pollinated with American traditions, which were already one big gnarled mess of hybrid vigor to begin with. John Adamian, courant.com, 3 Mar. 2018

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1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Hybrid vigor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hybrid%20vigor. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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hybrid vigor

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hybrid vig·​or | \ -ˈvig-ər How to pronounce hybrid vigor (audio) \

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