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SLU Grogrund - centre for breeding of food crops

There are 25 pages tagged with SLU Grogrund:

Faba bean for future food and feed

The project in brief Both Sweden and all of Europe currently depend on imported soybeans to meet the needs for vegetable protein, which is largely used for animal feed. Our goal is to fulfil Sweden’s

Searching unique qualities from old and alien cereals for use in conventional and organic breeding

The project in brief One of the most significant contributors to the global burden of diseases is the low consumption of whole grains, particularly whole grains of wheat products. Whole grains of

Seminar Breeding Network

Integrating plant and animal breeding to harvest the synergies Welcome to a workshop with John Hickey. John will give a 30 min presentation on Integrating plant and animal breeding to harvest the

Methods in Modern Plant Breeding: Genome editing

SLU Grogrunds workshopserie – Methods in Modern Plant Breeding - Genome Editing Digital workshop in English about Genome editing, led by Per Hofvander, Department of Plant Breeding. Application at

Methods in Modern Plant Breeding: Genomic selection

SLU Grogrunds workshopserie – Methods in Modern Plant Breeding - Genomic Selection Digital workshop in English about Genomic selection, led by Aakash Chawade, Department of Plant Breeding.

Methods in Modern plant Breeding: Association mapping

SLU Grogrunds workshopserie: Methods in Modern Plant Breeding - Association Mapping   Digital workshop in English about Association mapping, led by Larisa Gustavsson, Department of Plant Breeding.

SLU Grogrund workshopserie

SLU Grogrund promotes research education and competence development for professionals in the workshop series Methods in Modern Plant Breeding. During autumn 2021 there will be three workshops in

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

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

Improving the quality of rapeseed cakes for high-quality feed and food

The project in brief Rapeseed is grown in Sweden as a given, high-yielding and environmentally sustainable oil crop in succession systems. Today, oil is primarily extracted from the seeds, and the

Turnip-rape – a flexible and hardy oil crop for Sweden

The project in brief Turnip-rape is an environmentally sustainable oil crop used in crop rotation systems, primarily in northern Sweden, but it is also a good alternative for cultivation in parts of

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