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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 294 sidor som är taggade med Genetics and breeding:
Abdulai Guinguina

Abdulai Guinguina

My research aims at understanding the variation between cows in the components that have an impact on feed efficiency, and to evaluate and develop methods in applied agriculture to rank the cows

GM-feed

Few subjects have been so debated as genetically modified organisms (GMO). Who has participated in this public discourse? And which arguments have dominated the discourse over time? This is what we

Gene technology

Few subjects have been so debated as genetically modified organisms (GMO). Who has participated in this public discourse? And which arguments have dominated over time? This is what we wanted to find

Know your enemy

According to a recent study, sequencing the transcriptome of the myxozoan parasite helps to find new promising drug targets to combat proliferative kidney disease (PKD) in salmonids. In the world of

Know your enemy

According to a recent study, sequencing the transcriptome of the myxozoan parasite helps to find new promising drug targets to combat proliferative kidney disease (PKD) in salmonids. In the world of

Research education

Research education

Research education at our department includes doctoral education (4 years) and licentiate education (2 years). Our research education is funded mainly by governmental and private research foundations

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

BSSC Eng

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

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

Education package (masternivå)

At the Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua), students who want to work with fish, fisheries and aquatic ecosystems have the opportunity to take an autumn term education package at the Master

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

Research

Research

Crop production in agriculture and horticulture will continue to require maximal yields with appropriate product qualities in combination with decreased environmental impact and energy input. To meet

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