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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 277 sidor som är taggade med Genetics and breeding:

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 want to find

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

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

Khrystyna Kurta

Khrystyna Kurta

I am a Postdoc at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural sciences (SLU) My current research interest is application of next generation sequencing in

Changing animal bodies

In this project, we explored how particular animals ‘speak for’ wider relations such as how the changing bodies of dairy cows are responses to different social/environmental conditions and political

Hernán Capador

Hernán Capador

I am a PhD student working in the genetics of disease resistance in Norway spruce together with Malin Elfstrand (main supervisor), Jan Stenlid and Pär Ingvarsson. Previously I studied Biology and

Contacts

Contacts

Interested in knowing more about how SLU contributes to the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC)? Please get in touch with any of the persons listed below. Experts in "Kunskapsrådet" for BSSC at SLU The

Biotechnology for Sustainability – Final report from Mistra Biotech 2012-2020

Mistra Biotech is a Swedish research programme that has been working for eight years to advance the use of modern biotechnology for a more sustainable agriculture. We have done this on a broad basis,

Biotechnology for Sustainability – Final report from Mistra Biotech 2012-2020

Mistra Biotech is a Swedish research programme that has been working for eight years to advance the use of modern biotechnology for a more sustainable agriculture. We have done this on a broad basis,

Genetic determinants of canine hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common complex endocrinopathy that typically has an autoimmune etiology, and it affects both humans and dogs. Genetic and environmental factors are both known to play important

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