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Linnea Almqvist Stridh

Linnea Stridh
Industrial PhD student hired by Lyckeby Starch working with starch potato diseases at SLU Alnarp. Focusing on the fungal pathogen Alternaria solani.


I am an industrial PhD student working in cooperation with the potato starch company Lyckeby Starch AB located outside Kristianstad in the North Eastern part of Skåne. I am working with decreasing the use of fungicides in the the Swedish starch potato production. I am focising on increasing the knowledge on early blight disease in starch potato. We are also developing decision support systems for early blight fungicide treatment.

Focusing on Alternaria solani and Phytophthora infestans.


Master of Engineering in biotechnology from LTH with specialization in foods. 


Main supervisor: Erland Liljeroth.
Supervisors: Åsa Lankinen, Erik Alexandersson and Laura Grenville-Briggs Didymus. 

Selected publications

Master thesis: Biofortification of Cassava


Mobile: +4676 894 64 36


Non employee at the Department of Plant Protection Biology
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 190
234 22 LOMMA
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 10, Alnarp