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

2015-04-14 -  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...
2015-02-24 -  New Insights - water, bioenergy and crop production
The main theme in this year’s issue of SLU's magazine New Insights is water, aquaculture and fish. Bioenergy and crop production are also mirrored.
2015-02-24 -  Genetic study reveals how decay fungi became mycorrhiza
Mycorrhiza, the symbiosis between fungi and plants, has been central in the development of life on Earth. A study of fungal DNA now shows that mycorrhiza has evolved several times during the course of...
2015-02-16 -  Bar-coding workshop
Welcome to the workshop Molecular identification of species and communities, on April 16 in Ultuna, Uppsala.

Research excellence

Read more about successful research teams, some important grants, individual distinctions, publishing and citations, research collaborations and university rankings:


Popular science

Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld


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