Usage examples for Hybrids

  1. Scientifically speaking, such a test might be vague and unsatisfactory, like the test of species by their capability of producing fertile hybrids but if the pupil is persuaded that there are such things in nature as distinct languages, whatever may have been their origin, the definition above suggested might be of practical use, and enable the teacher to proceed with his argument. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  2. In its place would be a race of strange beings, of vengeful hybrids endowed from birth with the will to conquer, or destroy utterly. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  3. Will it be charged that the splendid achievements of such thinkers are hybrids between things which Nature has meant to remain apart? – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  4. The subject of the plasticity of cultivated plants, and especially of hybrids is in one sense an old one; but much work is being done which proves, as such work is apt to do, that very much more may be done by well- planned experiments on the selection of new varieties raised by hybridising and cultivation. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  5. Never before nor since has grape- growing received the attention in America as given during the introduction of Rogers' hybrids – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  6. And just as ridiculous as any other hybrids – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  7. The most promising varieties for general use at present seem to be the two hybrids of Riparia and Rupestris, 3306 and 3309. They have great resistance to the phylloxera, root and graft almost as easily as St. George, and are quite sufficiently vigorous to support any variety of vinifera. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  8. As the other order, this is instantly executed; and the two prisoners are set astride on the hybrids each held by a man at its head. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  9. The different varieties of the horse, such as the little black Shetland pony and the tall white Arabian, will not only breed together but these hybrids will continue to perpetuate their kind, thereby proving their identity of species. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  10. That somewhere, and somehow, such nuclear- protoplasm as induces the changes in the characters of hybrids etc. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  11. The ground colour has been determined by the dams of the hybrids – The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer by John Gerard
  12. It seems probable that mutations are of different kinds, as exemplified in Oenothera by gigas and rubricalyx respectively, the former producing only sterile hybrids the latter behaving exactly like a Mendelian unit. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. A messenger was sent to summon the police, and matters were in a state of chaos when Royson was approached by an Arab whose clearly- chiseled features, arched eyebrows and high cheek- bones showed that he was of different lineage to the hybrids of the coast. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  14. When two such hybrid individuals are bred together the combinations of the pure germ- cells give three classes of offspring, namely, two hybrids to one of each of the pure forms. – Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila by Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges
  15. It remains for further experiments to decide what the character of the adult hybrids would be. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  16. The first experiment made it appear doubtful whether these heterogeneous hybrids could live. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  17. A long series of natural hybrids of wheat, barley, and oats are also described and discussed by Rimpau, as well as artificial crosses- some very remarkable- of barleys, but they must be passed over here. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  18. A score of men were brought up, ignorant, half- dumb, heavy- browed men, all dressed in the amphibious garb of out- o'- door town labourers,- of whom there exists a class of hybrids between the rural labourer and the artizan,- each one of whom acknowledged that after noon on the election day he received ten shillings, with instructions to vote for Griffenbottom and Underwood. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  19. The Species and most of their hybrids need no pruning beyond cutting out dead wood, and occasionally cutting the young base shoots back to hard, well- ripened wood, when the tips are touched by frost. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  20. But what everybody knows is that a war was fought and won by a multitude of efforts, stimulated, no one knows in what proportion, by the motives of Wilson and the motives of Harvey and all kinds of hybrids of the two. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann