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6 December 2018

Genetics, diversity and livestock production

Six researchers will share their experiences on genetics diversity and livestock productions in developing countries.

Photo: Filip Bunkens/ unsplash

13.00-13.10     Introduction (Erling Strandberg)

13.10-13.40     Prof Geoff Simm: Sustainable development in global agriculture and rural land-based and aquatic economies

13.40-14.10     Prof Hans Sölkner: Community-based breeding programs: successes and failures

14.10-14.30     Coffee

14.30-15.00     Dr Azage Tegegne Wolde: Dairy cattle research and development in Ethiopia focusing on smallholder farmers

15.00-15.30     Dr Getinet Mekuriaw Tarekegn: Genetic diversity and connectedness among small ruminant populations in Africa

15.30-16.00     MSc Gabriela Bottani Claros: Genetic diversity and connectedness among Creole cattle in Bolivia

16.00-16.30     MSc Maulik Upadhyay: Genomic admixture and  variations in European cattle breeds


From 6 December 2018 at 13:00 to 6 December 2018 at 16:30


Tanngrisner, VHC
Ultuna, SLU

Hosted by

Erling Strandberg, 018-671952, 070-620 45 16