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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:

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

Lotta Rydhmer

lotta.rydhmer@slu.se I am a professor in animal genetics and I work with research and education on animal breeding and genetics, mainly breeding for a more sustainable production. I have performed

SLU's breeding of perennial barley receives major support from Innovation Fund Denmark

For five years, researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala have been working to domesticate and breed the plant Hordeum bulbosum into a new perennial and climate-smart

Carol Kälin

carol.kalin@slu.se I am a PhD student in the Agricultural Plant Pathology group at the department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology. My research focuses on the interaction of the root

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

Lizel Potgieter

lizel.potgieter@slu.se Bioinformatician with SLUBI (slubi.se) and the Department of Plant Breeding in Alnarp BI1296: Plant Biology for Protection and Breeding, M.Sc. course - every spring P000030:

Sidhant Chaudhary

sidhant.chaudhary@slu.se I am a PhD student in the Agricultural Plant Pathology group at the department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology. My Phd research is focused on the biocontrol of

Carlos Cardoso Palacios

carlos.cardoso.palacios@slu.se Versatile molecular biologist with a certain talent for programming I'm working with the monitoring of the wolf population in Sweden and with different assignments