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SLU Grogrund - centre for breeding of food crops

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The genetic scissors - not a magic wand but competitive tools in plant breeding

If the genetic scissors Crispr/Cas9 get green light in the EU, more researchers and plant breeders will be able to develop so-called gene edited varieties of crops, which in various ways could

Dissertation Johanna Osterman

Advancing red clover breeding through genomic selection methods lotta.malmborg@slu.se Johanna Osterman, Department of Plant Breeding, defends the thesis "Advancing red clover breeding through

Diss Carol Kälin

Aphanomyces root rot in pea Genomic insights into pathogen diversity and disease resistance charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Carol Kälin defends her thesis "Aphanomyces root rot in pea Genomic insights

Towards Winter Wheat and Oat Cultivars with Low Cadmium Uptake

The project in brief Cadmium, which occurs naturally in the environment, negatively influences plant growth and human health. The goal of this project is to identify genomic regions in winter wheat

Sverige nyckelaktör i europeiskt vinprojekt

Climate change, disease and price increases in plant protection are some of the challenges wine producers will face in the future. Researchers now want to equip growers for a warmer and drier climate

Workshop on methodology in plant breeding

lisa.beste@slu.se SLU Grogrund is planning for a workshop on May 28, approx. 10:00 am – 3:00 pm with a focus on the latest methodology for use in plant breeding such as gene editing, high-throughput

Marken viktig att värna när jordbruket flyttar norrut

Since the 1950s, the resilience of our Swedish agricultural soils has deteriorated due to increasingly intensive agriculture. In combination with climate change, this means an increased risk that the

Forskare och beslutsfattare i dialog om EU:s markdirektiv och miljöövervakning

In about 25 years, all soils in the EU should be healthy, according to the European Commission's proposal for a Soil Directive presented in the summer of 2023. The directive will entail changes in


Modulation of the glycoalkaloid biosynthesis pathway in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and development of CRISPR/Cas9 methodology for tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) lotta.malmborg@slu.se Ying Liu,

Webbinarium: fjärranalys av mark(2)

Webinar: an introduction to remote soil sensing markmiljo-webb@slu.se Would you like to learn more about remote sensing of soils? This webinar will introduce you to the technologies and how they

Webbinarium: Fjärranalys och markburen fjärranalys av mark

Webinar: an introduction to proximal soil sensing markmiljo-webb@slu.se Would you like to learn more about proximal sensing of soil? This webinar will introduce you to this technology and how it

Plant breeding for optimised interactions between crops and microorganisms to enhance disease management and production with reduced agrochemical use

The project in brief Biological control* is a method for plant protection that is steadily expanding. This project focuses on how plants and beneficial microorganisms interact with each other and how