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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 101 pages tagged with Genetics and breeding:

BSSC Eng

Interested in the Baltic Sea? Discover all about it at the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC) located at Skansen, Stockholm, or join our digital events. SLU proudly contributes to the content of the

Plant Protein Group Alnarp

The Plant Protein Group Alnarp has received thematic development money in an initiative from the LTV faculty . The investment includes a broad research competence with researchers who cover aspects

Education

We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. We provide several courses within SLU’s basic

Towards Winter Wheat and Oat Cultivars with Low Cadmium Uptake

The project in brief Cadmium, which occurs naturally in the environment, negatively influences plant growth and human health. The goal of this project is to identify genomic regions in winter wheat

Workshopar äpple potatis 2022

Information only avaliable in Swedish, please see Swedish version of this page.

Contacts

Interested in knowing more about how SLU contributes to the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC)? Please get in touch with any of the persons listed below. Experts in "Kunskapsrådet" for BSSC at SLU The

Horse

For horses The Animal Genetics Laboratory mainly carries out parentage controls. There are also specific tests for defects and coat colours as well as performance traits (Synchrogait). For large

The course Sustainability perspectives on contemporary fisheries. Where have all the fishes gone?

Are you interested in how we can combine lakes and seas full of life, with a sustainable production of blue food? In this online course, you will meet Sweden's leading experts on sustainable

Department of Plant Breeding

We teach and perform strategic and applied research on horticultural and agricultural crops with the aim to provide knowledge, tools and products for a bio-based economy, improved environment and

SEK 91 million to forest tree research

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, has awarded funding to three projects in forest research. María Rosario García-Gil, Ove Nilsson, both SLU and Stefan Jansson, Umeå University, want

Immature sperm useful when saving endangered felids

Epididymal sperm preservation offers a potential for rescuing genetic material from endangered or valuable animals after injury or death. Spermatozoa from corpus, as well as from cauda, have the

Videos about water

At SLU, we conduct research on water in forest, agricultural and urban landscapes, drinking water, reuse and cycling of water, aquatic and fish ecology in lakes, watercourses and seas, bio economy,

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