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hybrid
used in The Tipping Point

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Definition
something of mixed origin
in various senses, including:
  • of cars — powered by both electricity and gasoline
  • in biology — a plant or animal produced by crossbreeding
  • in linguistics — a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., monolingual has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
  • One of the most famous diffusion studies is Bruce Ryan and Neal Gross's analysis of the spread of hybrid seed corn in Greene County, Iowa, in the 1930s.
    Chapter 6 (15% in)
  • In the language of diffusion research, the handful of farmers who started trying hybrid seed at the very beginning of the 1930s were the Innovators, the adventurous ones.
    Chapter 6 (17% in)
  • Bruce Ryan and Ncal Gross, "The Diffusion of Hybrid Seed Corn in Two Iowa Communities," Rural Sociology (1943), vol. 8, pp. 11-24.
    End Notes (75% in)

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