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Åsa Lankinen

Åsa Lankinen
Researcher and associate professor in Plant Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Deputy Head of Department, Coordinator Graduate School for Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Sciences

Presentation

I have a broad research interest in the borderline between plant ecology, evolutionary biology and genetics. I also focus on research related to plant protection biology.

Teaching

LK0278: Urban Agriculture and Social interaction. Lecturer.

BI1267: Integrerade bekämpningsstrategier för hållbara odlingssystem. Lecturer.

 

PLG0039: Introductory course for PhD students. Head teacher.

PLG0028: Popular Science Writing. Head teacher.

PLG0032: How to write and publish a scientific paper. Head teacher.

Research

Ongoing projects:

  • Plant-patogen interactions in potato and it’s wild relatives Solanum dulcamara, S. nigrum and S. physalifolium.
  • Ensuring a sustainable supply of clover seeds in organic farming.
  • Development of biological strategies for control of seed-eating weevils in clover seed production.
  • Sexual conflict during pollen competition in Collinsia heterophylla.

Cooperation

Leading fokus group on Low-risk substances in Plant Protection within Platform Plant Protection SLU. 

Background

MSc, Lund University. 1996

PhD, Lund University. 2000

Postdoc, IBLS, Glasgow University, UK. 2001

Postdoc, NTNU, Trondheim University, Norway. 2001-2003

Assistant Professor, Lund University. 2003-2009

Supervision

Veronica Hederström, deputy PhD supervisor

Selected publications


Contact
Researcher at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Telephone: 040-415367
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 10, Alnarp