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

2015-07-28 -  World experts discuss equine genomics
The world’s leading horse genomics researchers met last week in Hannover, Germany at the 11th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop.
2015-07-02 -  SLU's honorary doctors 2015 appointed
Six prominent researchers will be honorary doctors in 2015. They will hold their lectures on October 2 at Ultuna in Uppsala, the day before the degree conferment ceremony on October 3.
2015-06-25 -  Clubroot parasite of Brassicaceae sequenced
The genome of the parasite that is causing clubroot disease on several agricultural and horticultural crops is now released. The new knowledge will hopefully be useful to develop better diagnostic methods,...
2015-06-01 -  Doubled horse population explains positive trends in soil carbon in Swedish croplands
In the past two decades Swedish agricultural soils gained carbon due to an increased cultivation of perennial leys. Soil organic carbon is crucial for soil fertility and its accumulation considered an...

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