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Seed size variation in Lactuca
Seed size variation has been observed in Lactuca serriola/altaica populations which were recently collected in Uzbekistan. An interesting observation was that populations had long/thin seeds or short/thick seeds. From a fundamenta ...
Supervisor: Supervisor(s) Dr. Chris Kik (Centre for Genetic Resources; CGN) and Prof. dr. Bas Zwaan (Genetics)
Department: Genetics, Laboratory of
Origin matters! Drought susceptibility of commercial Douglas Fir provenances
Can also be done as internship (24-27ects) Douglas fir is a relevant timber species in European forestry. It grows well and produces valuable timber. The challenge for foresters is to choose those Douglas fir provenances for pl ...
Supervisor: dr. UGW (Ute) Sass-Klaassen
Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands: Dr. P (Paul) Copini

Department: Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group
Distribution and variation of downy mildew resistance genes in natural populations of wild lettuce
Lettuce downy mildew is one of the most serious diseases of lettuce (Lactuca sativa). It is caused by the oomycete Bremia lactucae, a pathogen notorious for its capability to rapidly overcome host resistance. As a result most lett ...
Supervisor: Dr. Klaas Bouwmeester (Biosystematics), Dr. Chris Kik / Dr. Rob van Treuren (Centre for Genetic Resources; CGN)
Department: Biosystematics Group
Ecotypic variability in wild Lambs lettuce populations (Valerianella spp. L - Veldsla)
Lambs lettuce (Valerianella locusta; veldsla in Dutch) is a leafy vegetable that is often used in mixed salads. It belongs to the family Caprifoliaceae and is thus not, as suggested by its name, related to lettuce (Lactuca sativ ...
Supervisor: Dr. Klaas Bouwmeester (Biosystematics); Dr. Rob van Treuren (Centre for Genetic Resources; CGN)
Department: Biosystematics Group
Should epigenetic variation be considered in germplasm conservation?
The Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN) maintains a collection of genetic resources of agricultural and horticultural crops, mainly in the form of seeds. This collection is used by the breeding sector to develop va ...
Supervisor: Rik Lievers
Department: Plant Breeding, Laboratory of
Thesis, internship and research projects at the Laboratory of Genetics
At the Laboratory of Genetics, we offer a wide variety of thesis (BSc and MSc) and research practice topics for anyone with an interest in genetics and/or evolution. Topics range from laboratory work to modelling work to field ...
Supervisor: PhD students, Postdocs and staff @Genetics.
Department: Genetics, Laboratory of
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