Current and completed projects

Last changed: 24 November 2022

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.
Hand with green pea pod and white labeln
Project: Pea – the key for future green protein. Foto: Cecilia Hammenhag
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

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

Products based on protein-rich crops: needs and opportunities

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

Plant breeding in horticultural field crop production

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Contact

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