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SLU Grogrund - centre for breeding of food crops

There are 33 pages tagged with SLU Grogrund:


Novel Methods for Resistance Breeding in Winter Wheat lotta.malmborg@slu.se Mustafa Zakieh, department of Plant Protection, defends the thesis "Novel Methods for Resistance Breeding in Winter Wheat

Launching: the film about Campus Alnarp

In the new film, you meet some of all the creative people at SLU Campus Alnarp working to solve vital questions. Hear them tell about the significance of the research environments and the place where

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


Developing affordable high-throughput plant phenotyping methods for breeding of cereals and tuber crops lotta.malmborg@slu.se Fernanda Leiva, department of Plant Breeding, defends her thesis "


Wheat quality under a climate spell : a focus on protein, physico-chemical and growth characteristics evaluated by innovatively combined approaches lotta.malmborg@slu.se Sbatie Lama, department of

Crop protection futures in agriculture-en

Crop protection futures in agriculture futurefood@slu.se Crop production is the vital basis for our food system, but the current set up is highly dependent on inputs of chemical pesticides and

Diss Jonas Skytte af Sätra

Apple genomics for the Swedish breeding programme lotta.malmborg@slu.se Jonas Skytte af Sätra, Department of Plant Breeding, defends his thesis "Apple genomics for the Swedish breeding programme".


Current projects Completed projects Completed projects Plant breeding in horticultural field crop production Hardy apple varieties for juice and cider Produkter baserade på proteinr exp meny engika

Better barley

The project in brief The aim of this project is to strengthen existing domestic barley breeding by introducing novel and efficient methods, in particular the implementation of genomic-assisted

HeRo - Healthy Roots: Development of tools for the selection of robust cultivars in Swedish plant breeding, with focus on the root system

The project in brief Crop root systems are central for the uptake of plant nutrients, disease resistance and resistance to extreme weather. Healthy root systems therefore contribute to a reduced risk

New and effective methods to breed timothy grass

The project in brief Timothy grass (Phleum pratense L.) is Sweden’s most common forage grass, and it is therefore highly important in the production of high-quality feed for both cattle and pets. The

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