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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.


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Seminar: Skogsträds- och växtförädlingens roll i klimatpolitiken

Seminar: Skogsträds- och växtförädlingens roll i klimatpolitiken

carolin.rebernig@slu.se The UPSC Centre for Forest Biotechnology, is organising together with the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA) a full-day seminar on “The role of tree and

BSSC Eng

BSSC Eng

Interested in the Baltic Sea? Discover all about it at the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC) located at Skansen, Stockholm. SLU proudly contributes to the content of the exhibition gallery and

Signs of selection in genome of Swedish warmblood horses

A growing demand for improved physical skills and mental attitude in modern sport horses has led to strong selection for performance in many warmblood studbooks. The aim of this study was to detect

Genetics of behaviour traits in German Shepherds

A favourable genetic structure and diversity of behavioural features highlights the potential of dogs for studying the genetic architecture of behaviour traits. However, behaviours are complex traits

SLU Water Forum

SLU Water Forum

Water is essential to life. At SLU more than 400 researchers and experts work with water-related issues, from source to sea. Our knowledge contributes to achieving the global sustainable development

CANCELLED The 5th Annual Animal Welfare Science Symposium

CANCELLED The 5th Annual Animal Welfare Science Symposium

CANCELLED: The 5th Annual Animal Welfare Science Symposium 2020 Yezica.Norling@slu.se THIS SYMPOSIUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED Welcome to the 5th Annual Animal Welfare Science Symposium which will be held

Measure your alpaca's testicles

Measure your alpaca's testicles

Background The popularity of alpacas ( Vicugna pacos ) is increasing in Sweden as well as in other countries; however, knowledge about optimal management practices under Swedish conditions is still

Breed differences in everyday behaviour of dogs

Breed differences in everyday behaviour of dogs

The domestication of the dog and the ensuing breed creation has resulted in a plethora of dog breeds that differ not only in morphology but also in terms of behaviour. In addition, a majority of the

Individual identification of pigs using microchips

Individual identification of pigs using microchips

Identification of individual pigs is essential for management, traceability, breeding, trading and disease control in commercial pig production. Conventional identification methods used for pigs,

Behavioral differences between two broiler hybrids

This study compared behavioural time budgets, presence of comfort behaviours and social behaviours in two different broiler genotypes (the fast-growing Ross 308 (R) and the slower-growing Rowan

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

Caprine genes follow humans through Africa

Indigenous goats make significant contributions to Cameroon's national and local economy, but little effort has been devoted to identifying the populations. Here, we assessed the genetic diversity

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