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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 115 pages tagged with Genetics and breeding:

Anneli Adler

anneli.adler@slu.se I am a researcher in plant ecology. My research focuses on innovative methods to increase the long-term sustainability of agroecosystems. One of the methods for increasing the

Alejandra Del Pilar Román Peña

pilar.roman@slu.se My interest is working with native species from Bolivia, especially camelids and birds. In my bachelor thesis in Biology, I worked with the in vitro culture of a Bromelia

Beatrice Tolio

beatrice.tolio@slu.se PhD student at Skogforsk and SLU on ash dieback and breeding for resistance The goal of my PhD is to support the development of a highly resistant population of European ash (

Giovanni Bozza

giovanni.bozza@slu.se Tree breeding - early flowering of Silver birch I am working on "Flowering as a key for the successful development of an efficient and rapid breeding of birch (Betula pendula)

Selvaraju Kanagarajan

selvaraju.kanagarajan@slu.se I am a plant molecular biologist focusing on innovative biotechnological approaches to improve agricultural production, nutrition, and human health. Our work includes

Climate adaptation of forest trees for an uncertain future

Climate adaptation of forest trees for an uncertain future maria.nordstrom@slu.se SLU and Skogforsk have the pleasure of inviting researchers to “climate adaptation of forest trees for an uncertain

Carl-Gustaf Thulin

carl-gustaf.thulin@slu.se Researcher, Department of Animal Biosciences Researcher (Associate Professor) at the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. Focus on evolutionary genetics,

Markus Schmid

markus.schmid@slu.se A fundamental difference between the development of plants and most animals is that the former maintains the potential to form new organs throughout their life. This capacity

Nosar i jakt på fruktträdskräfta

Diminished crops and lowered fruit quality are some of the effects of Fruit tree canker, the single most destructive disease plaguing Swedish apple orchards. In order to trace the disease early and

Anders Karlsson

anders.h.karlsson@slu.se I am an animal scientist and professor of meat science. My main interest is questions related to how production factors affect the eating quality of meat. In addition, I am

Thomas Wieloch wants to release the brakes on photosynthesis

Formas, the Swedish governmental research council for sustainable development, awarded Thomas Wieloch, postdoc at Umeå Plant Science Centre and SLU, a mobility grant for early-career researchers. He

Norway spruce has adapted genetically to the different light conditions across Sweden

Why can Norway spruce from Northern Sweden tolerate shade better than Norway spruce from Southern Sweden? Sonali Ranade and María Rosario García-Gil from UPSC compared the DNA sequence of Norway

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