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Åsa Lankinen

Åsa Lankinen
Researcher and associate professor in Plant Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Vice Dean for graduate research, 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

BI1260: Ekologi och statistik för trädgårdsingenjörer. Lecturer.

BI1267: Integrated pest management in sustainable production systems. Lecturer.

BI1294: Introduction to plant biology for sustainable production. Lecturer.

BI1296: Plant biology for breeding and protection. Lecturer.

LK0278: Urban agriculture and social interaction. Lecturer.

 

 

 

Research

Ongoing projects:

  • Plant immunity in the field in relation to microbial influence (Swedish Research Council, Carl Trygger Foundation 2019-2022).
  • Collection and determination of airbourne peptides and spores  
    from pathogens in nature (Crafoord Foundation, CF Lundströms stiftelse 2018-2020).
  • Can increased bumblebee diversity in the agricultural landscape promote seed yield in red clover important for nothern Sweden (Regionalt jordbruksstöd, Lantmännens forskningsstiftelse, Partnerskap Alnarp 2019-2021).
  • Development of biological strategies for control of seed-eating weevils in clover seed production (Partnerskap Alnarp 2016-2020).
  • Differences in floral traits between modern cultivars and land races of importance for pollination success and seed yield in faba bean (Plattform Växtförädling, SLU 2019-2020).
  • Sexual conflict during pollen competition in Collinsia heterophylla.

Cooperation

Leading fokus group on Low-risk substances in Plant Protection within Platform Plant Protection SLU (2017-2019). 

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

Linnea Almqvist, deputy PhD supervisor

Christian Andersen, deputy PhD supervisor

Selected publications


Contact
Researcher at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Telephone: +4640-415367
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 10, Alnarp