Strategies in Genetic Copy Prevention
If life does anything, it makes copies of itself. It is one of the traits every living thing shares with every other living thing. Since the dawn of agriculture and animal husbandry, humans have developed increasingly elaborate strategies for preventing this self-copying behavior when they view its product as undesirable. The reasons for doing this are as numerous as the means by which it is accomplished. Included here are a small selection of strategies of reproductive control that have been developed and used in modern times.