ReDiverse: Biodiversity within and between European Red dairy breeds (ERA-NET)

Coordinated by prof. Dirk Hinrichs and prof. Georg Thaller

Major goals:

  • By creating improved breeding and conservation tools, ReDiverse can increase the efficiency of genomic selection and genomic conservation strategies
  • By characterising milk protein variants found in European Red dairy breeds, ReDiverse can identify variants beneficial effects
  • By social and economic analysis, ReDiverse can demonstrate and enhance the economic value of European Red dairy breeds and make them more competitive
  • ReDiverse can formulate a breeding plan, which simultaneously assures economic viability of European Red dairy breeds and maintain genetic variation