Essays about: "breeding technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words breeding technology.

  1. 1. Inavelsgrad i stängda stamböcker : en high density SNP analys av fem svenska fårraser

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Sophie Olsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Inavel; high density SNP; ROH; effektiv populationsstorlek; svenska fårraser; stambok;

    Abstract : Med hjälp av high density SNP, en metod för att kartlägga basparspolymorfism, undersöktes släktskap och inavelsgrad hos fem svenska fårraser. Inavelsgraden undersöktes med avseende på heterozygoti samt antal och längd för s.k. runs of homozygosity (ROH). READ MORE

  2. 2. The ethics of genome editing of animals

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

    Author : Annelien Prosman; [2021]
    Keywords : ethics; genome editing; animals;

    Abstract : In the Western culture nowadays, a large number of animals is used for food production and because of the growing world population, the demand for animal products is increasing even more. Since the planet has its environmental boundaries, it is important that these products are produced sustainably to minimize negative environmental impacts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The influence of antimicrobial agents on the development of antibiotic resistance in the vaginal bacterial flora of artificially inseminated mares : a study on mares in a stud environment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Elin Wilén; [2021]
    Keywords : antibiotics; antimicrobial resistance; bacteriology; breeding; equine reproduction; reproductive techniques; semen extender; stud farm;

    Abstract : In Sweden and in many other countries, artificial insemination (AI) is frequently used in horse breeding. The technology makes it possible to use genetic material from horses in different geographical locations in an effective way, minimizing the risk of infection or even injury to both horses and stud personnel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sinperiodens inverkan på nästkommande laktation : hur vanliga produktionssjukdomar kan förbyggas

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Tilde Larsson; Elisabet Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : dry cow; dry period; dry cow management; dry cow feeding; acetonemia; ketosis; displaced abomasum; dry cow fertility; fatty liver; hypokalcemia;

    Abstract : I takt med att avkastningen hos mjölkkor ökat på grund av förbättrade avelsstrategier och bättre management har också produktionssjukdomarna fortsatt vara närvarande, framför allt vid tiden runt kalvning. Vid denna tid är kon extra utsatt på grund av att hon ofta drabbas av negativ energibalans vilket kan leda till fysiologiska och biokemiska förändringar i kroppen. READ MORE

  5. 5. NSGA-II DESIGN FOR FEATURE SELECTION IN EEG CLASSIFICATION RELATED TO MOTOR IMAGERY

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Robin Johansson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Feature selection is an important step regarding Electroencephalogram (EEG) classification, for a Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) systems, related to Motor Imagery (MI), due to large amount of features, and few samples. This makes the classification process computationally expensive, and limits the BCI systems real-time applicability. READ MORE