Pedigree and Archaeology

For the first time, the early stages of mountain cattle will be revealed based on archaeological data. ​Pedigree data from the mountain cattle breeds populations are combined with respect to shared ancestors to indicate common history.


Maria Kjetså Helps Breeders Make Better Choices to Safeguard Genetic Diversity

Selfie på hemmakontor forskare Maria Kjetså sitter vid sitt bord framför två skärmar och tittar in i kamerran

Modern genetics and history meet in researcher Maria Kjetså’s work in the interdisciplinary project. Knowing the past and the present on multiple levels can help preserving the native northern breeds for the future.

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