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.
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
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
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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,