Search for dissertations about: "veterinärmedicin"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 203 swedish dissertations containing the word veterinärmedicin.

  1. 6. Brucella in Tajikistan : zoonotic risks of urbanized livestock in a low-income country

    University dissertation from ; Department of Clinical Siences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Elisabeth Lindahl Rajala; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : One of the most powerful megatrends of our time is urbanization. Urban and peri-urban (UPU) farming is a common practice in many low-income countries because it increases the incomes of families that are often restrained by limited economic resources. READ MORE

  2. 7. Population level genome-wide association studies in dairy cattle

    University dissertation from ; Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Xiaowei Mao; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In recent years, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has become a dominant tool for detecting genetic architectures for complex traits. Thousands of associated genetic variants have been reported. However, the resolution of these studies was limited by the available marker density for the quantitative trait loci (QTL) region. READ MORE

  3. 8. Quantifying Risk in Epidemiological and Ecological Contexts

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Stefan Sellman; Uno Wennergren; Bo Ebenman; Meggan Craft; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The rates of globalization and growth of the human population puts ever increasing pressure on the agricultural sector to intensify and grow more complex, and with this intensification comes an increased risk of outbreaks of infectious livestock diseases. At the same time, and for the same reasons, the detrimental effect that humans have on other species with which we share the environment has never been more apparent, as the current rates of species loss from ecological communities rival those of ancient mass extinction events. READ MORE

  4. 9. Sow reproduction and piglet performance in multi-suckling pens

    University dissertation from ; Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Ola Thomsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Production systems with group housing of sows at different stages of production are increasing in Europe, as an effect of public demand for more animal welfare-friendly pig production. Some niche certified piglet production systems keep lactating sows with piglets in groups in multi-suckling pens. READ MORE

  5. 10. Studies on verotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157 in Swedish cattle : from sampling to disease spread modelling

    University dissertation from ; Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Stefan Widgren; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 (VTEC O157) is an important zoonotic pathogen capable of causing infections in humans, sometimes with severe symptoms such as hemorrhagic colitis and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Cattle are considered to be the main reservoir of the bacterium. READ MORE