The Department of Crop Production Ecology provides education in the biology and ecology of cultivated crops and their production. The Department also provides courses on how production methods and cultivation systems affect yield level, end product and the surrounding environment. We have about 10 PhD students.
We offer courses at Bachelor´s and Master´s level.
Our courses (in English)
- Sustainable Plant Production - from Molecular to Field Scale
- Production and quality evaluation of forages
- Agricultural cropping systems
- Experimental approaches in plant growth analysis and phenotyping
- Sustainable food production- challenges and cropping system solutions
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Independent student projects
Do you want to do your master's or bachelor's thesis at our department?
We publish our suggestions for student projects in SLU´s career portal.
You are also welcome to contact the teacher/researcher that you think knows most about the subject that you are interested in or Birgitta.Bath@slu.se, director of undergraduate studies.
Read student projects
You´ll find completed student projects via the database Epsilon.
Are you interested in a becoming a PhD student? All our posititons are announced at New PhD students wanted
The research schools at SLU organise courses, seminars and workshops. The majority of them are transdisciplinary and/or thematically organised. The Department of Crop Production Ecology is active in the research school:
Ecology - its basics and applications
But there are many other interesting research schools at SLU