Essays about: "Domestication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 essays containing the word Domestication.

  1. 1. FOREIGN WAR,LOCAL WIN? : The invasion of Ukraine through the lens of onlinepolitical campaigns in the Czech Republic

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Silvestr Horák; [2023]
    Keywords : Political campaigning; media domestication; online communication; Facebook; Twitter;

    Abstract : In 2022, Russia started a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. This act had created turmoil outside of Ukraine’s border and politicians around the globe took this as a chance to promote themselves and their values. This thesis follows how was the war used in the Czech Republic during Senatorial, Municipal, and Presidential campaigns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relatedness and diversity in Swedish local chicken breeds using mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequences and SNP data

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Esther Taiwo Afolabi; [2023]
    Keywords : chicken; genetic diversity; mtDNA d-loop; SNP; Swedish local chicken breeds;

    Abstract : Genetic diversity is the variation in genetic information carried by individuals within a species or population. This variability plays a crucial role in enabling species to adapt and survive in changing environments and is essential for evolutionary processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Domestications effect on associative and spatial learning in chickens (Gallus gallus)

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Victoria Svensson; Ludvig Lindahl; [2023]
    Keywords : Associative; Domestication; Female; Gallus; Male; Red Junglefowl; Spatial; White Leghorn.;

    Abstract : The effects of domestication on animals’ behaviors and morphology are well known and documented. Changes due to domestication include higher sociability, decreased fearfulness, and increased boldness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Secrets of the Seeds : exploring the relationship between seed morphology and seed quality in Lepidium campestre, a novel oil crop for Northern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Ludvig Pettersson Landgren; [2023]
    Keywords : Lepidium campestre; field cress; oil crop; plant breeding; domestication; seed morphology; seed colour; seed analysis; Northern Sweden; glucosinolate;

    Abstract : This study set out to explore relationships between seed morphology and qualitative traits in field cress, Lepidium campestre, with the goal of assisting the breeding process of this crop under domestication. A collection of seeds of L. campestre as well as related species was analysed for weight and size using a MARViN seed analyser. READ MORE

  5. 5. Domestication effects on the human-chicken relationship

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Ruth Demree; [2023]
    Keywords : attentiveness; chicken; domestication; human-animal relationship; social cognition; social learning;

    Abstract : Domesticated species possess certain cognitive abilities that allow them to thrive in an environment with regular human interaction, and these interactions contribute to the overall human-animal relationship. Studying the human-animal relationship allows us to better understand how domesticated animals perceive and navigate their environment, which can then be used to improve their welfare. READ MORE