Current and completed projects

Last changed: 20 October 2023

Current projects

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

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

Pea – the key for future green protein

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

Resistance breeding for healthy crops

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

Towards winter wheat and oat cultivars with low cadmium uptake

Completed projects

Faba bean for future food and feed - phase 1

Apples for the future

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


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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Plant breeding in horticultural field crop production

Products based on protein-rich crops: needs and opportunities

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