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


2014-11-21 -  von Schantz Vice-Chancellor in Lund
Thursday, the Government officially appointed SLU Deputy Vice-Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lund.
2014-11-21 -  SLU under the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
SLU will be among Minister of Rural Affairs´ Sven-Erik Bucht´s responsibilities, and thus fall under the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications.
2014-11-13 -  How mosquitoes got attracted to human scent
The female mosquitoes that spread dengue and yellow fever didn’t always rely on human blood to nourish their eggs. Their ancestors fed on furrier animals in the forest. But then, thousands of years ago,...
2014-11-13 -  The Swedish Species Gateway will be used for evaluating effects of wetland restorations
By using the large amounts of voluntarily reported citizen science data from the Swedish Species Gateway Tomas Pärt at the department of Ecology and his colleagues will for the first time be able to fully...
2014-11-10 -  How does the plant hormone auxin effect programmed cell death in plants?
Eva Sundberg has received SEK 3.4 million to study the genes involved in programmed cell death, PCD, in plants: which of the genes are activated by the plant hormone auxin? Eva Sundberg is Head of the...
2014-11-07 -  Funding for Development Research to SLU
The Swedish Research Council has now taken decisions on grants in this year’s general call in Development Research. The total amount awarded for the whole grant period in Development Research is nearly...
2014-10-31 -  SLU ranked by US News
In a recent global university ranking list, published by US News & World Report, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) reaches place no. 20 in the subject of Plant and Animal Science, no....
2014-10-30 -  Europe’s leading plant scientists call for urgent action to defend research
More than twenty of Europe's most prominent plant scientists today (Thursday 30 October 2014) signed a joint letter warning that Europe may lose its research lead unless plant science is adequately funded,...
2014-10-29 -  SLU researchers in Wall Street Journal
"The practitioners of parallel science are pernicious precisely because they twist science in order to deceive rather than inform. They are exemplary in their manipulation of the traditional and online...
2014-10-17 -  Can plant diversity reduce the need for control measures?
Plants are known to ‘communicate’ with one another via airborne molecules. These signals from insect-attacked plants can induce immune response in neighboring unattacked plants and reduce aphid infestations...

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