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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 297 sidor som är taggade med Genetics and breeding:

Speed of gaits in Icelandic horses and relationships to sex, age, conformation measurements and subjective judges’ scores

The aim was to measure the mean and maximum speed and the range of speed in all gaits of Icelandic horses shown at a breed evaluation field test (BEFT). In addition, the effect of speed on scores for

Genomic divergence in Swedish Warmblood horses selected for equestrian disciplines

The equestrian sport horse Swedish Warmblood (SWB) originates from versatile cavalry horses. Most modern SWB breeders have specialized their breeding either towards show jumping or dressage

Genetic diversity in a native Italian horse breed

Horses are nowadays mainly used for sport and leisure activities, and several local breeds, traditionally used in agriculture, have been exposed to a dramatic loss in population size and genetic

Genetics underpinning dynamic laryngeal collapse

Dynamic laryngeal collapse associated with poll flexion is the most common disorder of the upper respiratory tract in the Norwegian‐Swedish Coldblooded Trotter. The disorder, which has also been

Sandra Bonow

Sandra Bonow

I completed my MSc in Animal Science at SLU in 2014. In my master thesis I analyzed the results from the newly introduced linear descriptions at the young horse performance test for Swedish Warmblood

CANCELLED: Final Conference of Mistra Biotech

CANCELLED: Final Conference of Mistra Biotech

anna.lehrman@slu.se Mistra Biotech is a research programme focusing on the use of biotechnology in crop and livestock breeding for sustainable and competitive agriculture. It started in 2012 and is

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

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

Genetically modified plant acquires more organic nitrogen from agricultural soil

Genetically modified plant acquires more organic nitrogen from agricultural soil

The model plant thale cress acquires organic nitrogen from the soil, although its roots do not form symbiosis with mycorrhizal fungi. This is shown in a study, led by SLU researchers. They also show

Samarbetspartners externt

SLU Horticulture’s partners outside SLU. Sveriges Hortonomförbund Trädgårdsingenjörernas riksförbund LRF Trädgård International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) The Unit for Collaboration and

SLU Horticulture

SLU Horticulture

SLU Horticulture – a combined force in horticultural science SLU Horticulture is a cross-departmental collaboration at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science

Om SLU Horticulture

As the name suggests, the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science is responsible for horticulture-related activities and operations at SLU. The faculty’s strategy

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