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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.


Det finns 159 sidor som är taggade med Genetics and breeding:
SLU Water Forum

SLU Water Forum

SLU works with water for life - and life in water. We have extensive research, environmental monitoring and education on water related topics. We have about 400 researchers and other staff members

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

Researchers found 30 genes that can bring desirable traits to a new oil crop

The domestication of the wild plant field cress has been going on for 20 years. Now a team of researchers at SLU have made discoveries that can speed up the process. The researchers have found

Researchers found 30 genes that can bring desirable traits to a new oil crop

The domestication of the wild plant field cress has been going on for 20 years. Now a team of researchers at SLU have made discoveries that can speed up the process. The researchers have found

Research

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

Sustainable fishery

Sustainable fishery

Our research contributes to the knowledge about ecosystems in Swedish waters. This knowledge can be used as a tool in the management of the sea, lakes and rivers. Therefore, the research at SLU is

Dr. Kartik Baruah

Dr. Kartik Baruah

kabh0001 Functional feeds for aquaculture animals; Aquaculture health management; bioactive compounds, heat shock proteins, immunostimulants in host-pathogen interactions;  nutritional reprogramming

Dr. Kartik Baruah

Dr. Kartik Baruah

kabh0001 Stress, caused by abiotic and pathogenic biotic factors has been a major hindering factor affecting the growth and health of aquaculture animals. In fact, these agents have been responsible

Linley Chiwona Karltun

Linley Chiwona Karltun

linleyk I am currently serving as an Associate Professor and research fellow in the Rural Development Division. Ongoing projects Principal Investigator: Insects for Food and Health in Southeastern

Gabriella Lindgren

Gabriella Lindgren

gabrilin Guest professor, Department of Biosystems, KU Leuven, Belgium, appointed in Feb 2018. Senior Lecturer in Domestic Animal Genomics, SLU, appointed in June 2011. I have always been

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Genetic variation in animals is the base for our activities at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics. We work with farm animals, companion animals and many other kinds animals. Within

He wants to get the GMO legislation back on the sustainability track

The EU does not implement the regulations on genetically modified organisms as it was intended from the beginning. Instead of protecting the environment and human health the interpretation of the