noun Etymology: cultivated + -gen Date: 1924 a cultivated or domestic organism (as the kidney bean Phaseolus vulgaris, the dog Canis familiaris, or corn Zea mays) which has diverged enough while in domestication or cultivation from its ancestors or closest wild relatives to be classified as a species, subspecies, or major variety

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  • cultigen — cultigen. См. культиген. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • Cultigen — A cultigen (from the Latin cultus cultivated, and gens kind) is a plant that has been deliberately altered or selected by humans; it is the result of artificial selection. These man made or anthropogenic plants are, for the most part, plants of… …   Wikipedia

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  • cultigen — a species or subspecies cultivated by humans and not occurring naturally …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • cultigen — /kul teuh jeuhn, jen /, n. a cultivated plant of unknown or obscure taxonomic origin. [1920 25; CULTI(VATED) + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cultigen — noun /ˈkʌltɪdʒɛn,ˈkʌltɪdʒən/ A plant whose origin or selection is primarily due to intentional human activity. Syn: anthropogenic plant See Also: cultivar …   Wiktionary

  • cultigen — [ kʌltɪdʒ(ə)n] noun Botany a plant species or variety known only in cultivation, especially one with no known wild ancestor. Origin early 20th cent.: from cultivated + gen …   English new terms dictionary

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