Current and completed projects

Last changed: 16 December 2020

Projects SLU Grogrund

 

Completed projects

Plant breeding in horticultural field crop production

 

 

Current projects

The apple Lovisa
Project - Accelerated and cost-efficient development of apple varieties . Photo: Olle Wennberg
Potatoes
Project - Breeding of starchy potatoes – improved quality for a more sustainable use of resources. Photo Folke Sitbon.
Project - Climate-resistant wheat. Photo Ramune Kuktaite.
Drone in field. Photo.
Project - Developing automated phenotyping methods for breeding wheat and sugar beet. Photo: Aakash Chawade
Fava beans. Photo.
Project - Faba bean for future food and feed. Photo: Åsa Grimberg
Redclover
Project - Genomic selection in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.). Photo Desirée Börjesdotter.
Bottles with apple juice
Project - Hardy apple varieties for juice and cider. Photo Jenny Svennås Gillner.
Wheatfield. Photo
Project - HeRo - Healthy Roots: Development of tools for the selection of robust cultivars in Swedish plant breeding, with focus on the root system. Photo Ida Karlsson.
Rapeseedfield. Photo.
Project - Improving the quality of rapeseed cakes for high-quality feed and food. Photo: Li -Hua Zhu
Timothy. Photo.
Project - New and effective methods to breed timothy grass. Photo Pär Ingvarsson.
Leaf blotch of wheat. Photo.
Project - Plant breeding for optimised interactions between crops and microorganisms. Photo: Magnus Karlsson.
Protein crops
Project - Products based on protein-rich crops: needs and opportunities. Photo Helena Persson Hovmalm.
Wheat
Project - Resistance breeding for healthy crops.Photo Magnus Karlsson.
Turnip rate. Photo.
Project - Turnip-rape – a flexible and hardy oil crop for Sweden. Photo Christer Persson.

Apples for the future

"Apples for the future" contains the following three subprojects:

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Accelerated and cost-efficient development of apple varieties.

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Ownership and finances for breeding of apple varieties.

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Hardy apple varieties for juice and cider.

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Breeding of starchy potatoes – improved quality for a more sustainable use of resources

Climate-resistant wheat

Developing automated phenotyping methods for breeding wheat and sugar beet

Faba bean for future food and feed

Genomic selection in red clover

HeRo - Healthy Roots: Development of tools for the selection of robust cultivars in Swedish plant breeding, with focus on the root system

Improving the quality of rapeseed cakes for high-quality feed and food

New and effective methods to breed timothy grass

Plant breeding for optimised interactions between crops and microorganisms to enhance disease management and production with reduced agrochemical use

Products based on protein-rich crops: needs and opportunities

Resistance breeding for healthy crops

Turnip-rape – a flexible and hardy oil crop for Sweden

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Contact

Eva Johansson, Professor, Program Leader C4F
Institutionen för växtförädling
eva.johansson@slu.se, 040-415 562