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Genetics and breeding

Genetics is the study of genes, heredity, and genetic variation in living organisms. Breeding is the reproduction that is producing of offspring, usually animals or plants: Breeding in the wild, the natural process of reproduction in the animal kingdom. Animal husbandry, through selected specimens such as dogs, horses, and rabbits. Plant breeding, through selected specimens such as trees.


There are 114 pages tagged with Genetics and breeding:

New genetic discoveries could enhance rainforest restoration

In a recent study, researchers in Borneo explored how climate affects evolution of tropical tree species. The results showed that genetic variation in tree performance was related to the origin of

Bachelor thesis 15 ECTS

Do you want to work with marine biology, marine ecology, freshwater biology, freshwater ecology, limnology or sustainable development? Make a difference for the Baltic Sea, the Skagerrak or Kattegat,

Master-thesis-30/60-ECTS

Do you want to work with marine biology, marine ecology, freshwater biology, freshwater ecology, limnology or sustainable development? Make a difference for the Baltic Sea, the Skagerrak or Kattegat,

Education

We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. Our courses are highly rated by our students and we

Publications

Research outputs from our department

Department of Plant Breeding

Our vision is for our work to contribute significantly to the efficient and sustainable production of food, feed, and industrial products from plants

Division of Plant Breeding

Plant breeding will contribute significantly to future crop production systems because new cultivars will be more resistant toward pathogens, more competitive against weeds, more efficient in taking

Beijerlab

The research at the Beijer Laboratory for Animal Science (BLAS) aims to make better use of data automatically collected at high-tech farms so that management and breeding of future generations of

Calls

Call to attend conferences related to breeding The SLU Breeding Network announces a special call to support SLU researchers and students in attending conferences related to animal or plant breeding

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff is a professor of bioinformatics since 1 March 2017. His inauguration lecture is about the bioinformatics revolution that transforms our lives. Erik Bongcam-Rudloff's work

Samarbetspartners externt

SLU Horticulture’s partners outside SLU. Sveriges Hortonomförbund Trädgårdsingenjörernas riksförbund LRF Trädgård International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) The Unit for Collaboration and

Forskning

Reports and projects produced by SLU Horticulture. Present state analysis: Horticulture A decision from the dean in spring 2017 appointed a working group for operations and activities within

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