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5.5 Selective Breeding

  • How can plants and animals with desired characteristics be developed by selective breeding?
  • Can you describe the process of micropropagation?
  • How can micropropagation be used to produce commercial quantities of identical plants (clones) with desirable characteristics?
  • How was dolly the sheep created?
  • What is the potential for using cloned transgenic animals, for example to produce commercial quantities of human antibodies or organs for transplantation?

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Breeders have created gigantic cows that resemble bovine body-builders, watch the video below to see how this has been achieved.


Click here to learn about how Dolly the sheep was cloned.

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