Definition of biotype in English:


Syllabification: bi·o·type
Pronunciation: /ˈbīəˌtīp


  • A group of organisms having an identical genetic constitution.
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    • The fact that the effect of iron was similar on El Tor and classical biotypes indicates that these two biotypes may have an identical iron uptake mechanism.
    • Correlation studies between the genomic classification and the biotypes led to identify phenotypic variants, which were progressively described as individual species or subspecies.
    • In weed populations throughout the world, large populations of single weed species can contain a relatively small number of biotypes that have slight genetic differences from the rest of the population.

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