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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 103 pages tagged with Genetics and breeding:

Contact a researcher

Do you want to get in touch with a researcher? Do you have a question about water and fish? We hope you will find the right person to ask below! SLU Departments Several of SLU’s departments have

Our newsletters

SLU Water Forum sends out newsletters twice a year. Below you will find our previous letters. The first one came in the autumn 2020. SLU Water Forum newsletter autumn 2022 . We write about new water

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

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

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,

PhD theses by Department of Plant Breeding

PhD theses by Department of Plant Breeding fredrik.reslow@slu.se

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

Department of Plant Breeding

Our vision is that our work shall make significant contributions to an efficient and sustainable production of food, feed and industrial products from plants. We have active public breeding programs

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

Genome Editing of Rapeseed using CRISPR/Cas9 for Reducing Antinutritional Compounds in the Seed Cake

Genome Editing of Rapeseed using CRISPR/Cas9 for Reducing Antinutritional Compounds in the Seed Cake fredrik.reslow@slu.se Oliver Moss , Dept of Plant Breeding will give his half-time seminar

Environmental Monitoring

Are we managing the environment in a sustainable way when it comes to water and aquatic ecosystems? SLU has an assignment from the government that is unique among Swedish universities: additional to

Research

Research at SLU develops knowledge about the biological natural resources and man’s management and sustainable use of them. Water is an integrated and important part of this work and SLU has

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