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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 206 sidor som är taggade med Genetics and breeding:

The course Sustainability perspectives on contemporary fisheries. Where have all the fishes gone?

Are you interested in how it is possible to combine lakes, watercourses and seas full of life, with sustainable fisheries? Do you have general eligibility requirements for university? Then maybe a

No obstacles to breeding for rot resistant spruce trees

Breeding for rot resistant spruce trees has so far been an unused opportunity to the forest industry. However, a new study from SLU reveals that such trees do not grow slower or have less attractive

No obstacles to breeding for rot resistant spruce trees

Breeding for rot resistant spruce trees has so far been an unused opportunity to the forest industry. However, a new study from SLU reveals that such trees do not grow slower or have less attractive

It's finally here! Mistra Biotech's annual report for 2018

The research programme Mistra Biotech has now been running for seven years. In the annual report you can read about for example the research progress in some of the projects during the past year and

It's finally here! Mistra Biotech's annual report for 2018

The research programme Mistra Biotech has now been running for seven years. In the annual report you can read about for example the research progress in some of the projects during the past year and

Education

Education

We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. We provide several courses within SLU’s basic

Education package (masternivå)

At the Department of Aquatic Resources (SLU Aqua), students who want to work with fish, fisheries and aquatic ecosystems have the opportunity to take a one-year education package at the Master level.

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics

Genetic variation in animals is the base for our activities at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics. We work with farm animals, companion animals and many other kinds animals. Within

Fredrik Reslow

Fredrik Reslow

reslow I work in the Potato Breeding program at SLU as a research technician. The aim with the program is to breed for fresh potato varieties, suitable for the Scandinavian agriculture, with focus

Okanlawon Lekan Jolayemi

Okanlawon Lekan Jolayemi

jiol0002 Evaluation of the effects of protein-based biostimulants on the morphology and physiology of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris)

Waqas Khan Kayani

Waqas Khan Kayani

wani0004 Currently, I am using CRISPR/Cas9 system to raise tailor-made potato proteins for the better extractability. Patatins are the major proteins of potato and I am trying to replace some

Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios

Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios

roor0001 Rodomiro Ortiz works as Chair Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and holds both BSc-Biology and MSc-Plant Breeding & Statistics