Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


2015-11-30 -  SLU-side events about forestry and climate in Paris
How can forests and forestry contribute to reduced climate impacts? That is the focus of two side events organised by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences on the 5th and 7th of December in ...
2015-11-27 -  SLU strenghtens partnership with RUFORUM
A team from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) visited SLU on 17 November with the aim of strengthening existing and exploring new partnerships.
2015-11-27 -  Agriculture can contribute to syngas production
Syngas is an important feedstock when producing many chemical products, but also gaseous biofuels and liquid biofuels. Its can also be used in turbines for efficient production of electricity and heat...
2015-11-25 -  Signal initiating endosperm development in seeds has been found
The main components of the seed, the embryo and the endosperm, are the results of two separate fertilizations. The development of the endosperm, which stores nutrients for the embryo, is coupled to fertilization,...
2015-11-24 -  REG is awarded Best Paper
Richard Ferguson, Hanna Astner, Suvi Kokko, Annie Roos and Maria Tunberg won the award Best Paper in the Rural Enterprise track at the Institute for small business and entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference...
2015-11-24 -  60 million SEK for food security
The programme Agriculture for Food Security Post 2015 – translating science into policy and development has been developed by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Lund...
2015-11-24 -  Greater tree species diversity leads to slightly less severe fungal diseases in conifer trees
A sophisticated interaction takes place between the fungi and trees of the forest. In a new thesis from the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, Diem Nguyen investigates how the species diversity...
2015-11-17 -  “Green light in the tunnel”: Opinion of the Swedish Board of Agriculture – A CRISPR-Cas9-mutant but not a GMO
The Swedish Board of Agriculture has, after questions from researchers in Umeå and Uppsala, confirmed the interpretation that some plants in which the genome has been edited using CRISPR-Cas9 technology...
2015-11-16 -  “Supergene” underlies genetic differences in behaviour in male ruff
The ruff is a Eurasian shorebird that has a spectacular lekking behaviour where highly ornamented males compete for females. Now two groups report that males with alternative reproductive strategies carry...
2015-11-11 -  SLU researchers rebuild rainforest in Borneo
Ulrik Ilstedt, SLU. Photo: Joakim  Jansson (Source: The Swedish Radio website. The original photo has been cropped.)  

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