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

Research at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Test-tube with plants. Photo: Viktor Wrange

Animals, plants and people - SLU has a solid basis of research, aiming for a sustainable development in Sweden as well as internationally.

A great deal of all biological research in Sweden is conducted at SLU.

Research ranges from cultivation technique, rural development, animal and human health to biotechnology and functional genomics.

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News

2015-05-20 -  SLU hosts international meetings about the Baltic Sea environment
Eutrophication. How can the transboundary nutrient pollution load calculations of the countries bordering the Baltic Sea become more robust and comparable? Experts from the Baltic Sea region are discussing...
2015-05-14 -  Belgian shepherd dogs seem to have genetic protection against diabetes
A genetic interaction which may protect Belgian shepherd dogs from developing diabetes has been discovered in a project led by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Uppsala...
2015-05-04 -  A new species of bird discovered in China by an international team of scientists
A new species of bird has been described from central China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the US, the UK and Vietnam. The team was lead by professor Per Alström, from the Swedish Species...
2015-04-14 -  Winter-green croplands are good for the climate
Cover crops do not only reduce nitrogen leaching, but can also help Sweden to reach the climate goals. Researchers from SLU have calculated that cover crops have the potential to offset a not negligible...

Research excellence

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Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld


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