Plant breeding at SLU

Last changed: 18 January 2021

Plant breeding-related research at SLU covers many areas, like cultivar development, development of genetic resources, domestication, technology development and studies of specific mechanisms. These activities take place at the three main campuses of SLU, Umeå, Ultuna and Alnarp, and cover forest trees, horticultural and agricultural crops.

Publications from SLU Platform Plant Breeding

Please contact us if you wish a copy of any of these publications:

  • Dokumentation workshop Alnarp, 2018, Working together for sustainable solutions in field crops and forests: plant breeding, plant protection and cropping system aspects on perennial plants
  • Report "Plant breeding in basic education at SLU 2016"
  • Information on SLU's plant breeding-related activities in a special number of The Swedish Seed Association (Sveriges Utsädesförening, SUF), in Swedish: Växtförädling vid SLU (2014)

Ask a researcher

Ask a researcher (in Swedish: Jordbruk - växtförädling, genteknik, GMO)

Other centres, programmes, networks, platforms and portals at SLU related to plant breeding

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SLU Platform Plant Breeding

Mariette Andersson (Chair)
Department of Plant Breeding, Alnarp
tel: +46 40 41 55 41

Katja Fedrowitz (Coordinator)
Department of Ecology, Uppsala
tel: +46 18 67 21 96

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