Genotype and environment interplay in crop production

Last changed: 17 December 2017
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Major research activities focus on the production ecology and resource use efficiency of agricultural crops and the genetic basis of the underlying crop traits.

Projects

Optimized Utilisation of Salix - OPTUS

Alternative uses of Salix wood as raw material in production of biofuels and novel bio-chemicals
Contact: Martin Weih

Climate-Adapted Poplar through more efficient breeding and better tools for matching genotype and site – developing the poplar bio-economy market in Sweden and the Baltic (CLAP)

Contact: Martin Weih, Almir Karacic

High and sustainable biomass production of Salix: Bridging molecular genetics, ecophysiology and plant breeding  (SAMBA)

Contact: Martin Weih
Swedish Energy Agency

Nutrient Efficient Wheat partnership (NEWp)

A collaborative research project with focus on early root growth, root to shoot ratio and leaf nitrogen content during grain filling of spring wheat

Contact: Martin Weih
NJ fakulteten

Linking individual plant traits to ecosystem processes using a willow model system (ECOLINK-Salix)

Contact: Martin Weih
Energimyndigheten

Ecological Consequences of Biotechnology in Agriculture   

Contact: Martin Weih
Mistra (del av Mistra Biotech)

AgResource - Resource allocation processes in agriculture: bridging molecular genetics, crop physiology, ecology and rural development 

Contact: Martin Weih, Giulia Vico
Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences 

Quantifying the trade-offs between ecosystem service provision and water management in rice systems

Contact: Giulia Vico


Contact

Martin Weih, Professor
Department of Crop Production Ecology, SLU
martin.weih@slu.se 018-672543