Courses for PhD-students and postdocs

Last changed: 12 June 2023

The SLU Breeding Network organizes or supports 1-2 courses per year for PhD students and postdocs and, if space permits, also for other SLU researchers. The courses are held online or they alternate between Umeå, Uppsala and Alnarp.

Next courses

Plant growth analysis, nutrient use efficiency and phenotyping (6 HEC)

Course period: Approx. 12 course days during the period 2023-08-28 to 2023-10-27 

Application deadline 22nd June 2023

Course information:

The course aims to give each participating student the competence to independently evaluate and apply current concepts and methodologies for the assessment of plant nutrient use efficiency in different agricultural and forestry contexts. The course is conducted in collaboration with the research school of Ecology.

For registration and further information contact the Course Leader Martin Weih (


Genome-wide predictions in breeding: genotype-phenotype associations and genomic selection

When: 3rd week in October 2023, 3rd week in November, one week in December 2023

Where: SLU, Campus Ultuna, Uppsala, Sweden

Questions? Please contact Dr. Martha Rendón Anaya (

Related pages:


SLU Breeding Network

Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios (chair)
Department of Plant Breedig, Alnarp

María Rosario García Gil, (vice chair)
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå

Anneli Adler (coordinator)
Department of Crop Production Ecology, Uppsala
tel: +46 18 67 25 54