Essays about: "domestication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the word domestication.

  1. 1. A WORLD OF RICE AND GODS: WHERE WHITE GRAINS SYMBOLIZE WEALTH. A study of Japanese game localization and crosscultural translation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jamie Viklund; [2021-06-15]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese; SIK; game localization; rice; culturally bound terms; translation; domestication; foreignization; Hasegawa; Venuti;

    Abstract : Studies of Japanese translation are a common topic, and with good reason. There is extensive materialto work with, and the vast differences between Japanese and many other languages creates translationchallenges of considerable complexity as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Domesticeringen av silverräv (Vulpes fulvus Desm) : en jämförelse mellan rödräv och silverräv i fångenskap

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Mathilda Riegertzon; [2021]
    Keywords : silverräv; Vulpes fulvus Desm; domesticering; beteende; nutrition; fenotyp; miljö; människans påverkan; Vulpes vulpes;

    Abstract : Dmitry Belyayev was a geneticist who wanted to know why domesticated animals showed common traits in behaviour and appearance. Belyayev believed that these traits appeared when the animals were selected for tamability alone. READ MORE

  3. 3. In vitro embryo rescue of interspecific hybrids of Lepidium

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Estefany Reyes Estevez; [2021]
    Keywords : Lepidium campestre; Field cress; Domestication; Interspecific hybridization; Embryo rescue;

    Abstract : With the ongoing climate change and growing world population, there is an increasing demand for vegetable oils for industrial and food purposes. Lepidium campestre (field cress) is a wild cruciferous, which is currently under domestication as a new potential high-yielding oil crop for cold climate conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic background of temperament traits in standardbred trotters

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

    Author : Paulina Berglund; [2021]
    Keywords : temperament; standardbred trotter; heritability; low-pass whole genome sequencing;

    Abstract : The genetic background of temperament traits in horses has been subject for research for many years to obtain understanding of domestication, breed differences and welfare. Previous studies have found heritabilities ranging from low to moderate for temperament. READ MORE

  5. 5. Domestication and coat colours : A review

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Jenny Dalenius; [2021]
    Keywords : coat colour; domestication; genetics; pigmentation;

    Abstract : The domestication of animals is a process of great interest to many scientific fields, including genetics. Differences in coat colour between wild and domesticated animals have been of scientific interest for a long time. Coat colours are easily recognizable phenotypes and so have been studied since the dawn of modern genetics. READ MORE