Which selection – unconscious or methodical – appeared earlier? What is the difference between these two types of selection?

First, unconscious selection appeared, and then methodical selection appeared. Unconscious selection comes down to a selection of unsatisfactory signs. However, there is no conscious goal of breeding work. The main feature of methodological selection is setting a goal that determines the future breed or the desired result. At the same time, breeders identify and preserve the best individuals that meet the standard.

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