Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.
Röbäcksdalen Field Research Station (63.8 ° N, 20.2 ° E) is located 2 km south of Umeå city center, 3 km from Umeå airport and train stations, and 5 km from Umeå campus. The research station is part
The research station carries out the official variety trials of forage crops, cereals and potatoes. Several long-term experiments are under the management of the field station, including different
The overall aim is to create knowledge that promotes sustainable and competitive agricultural systems that are based on forages, and ensures the supply of environmentally sustainable food items from
Research and education are carried out in an interdisciplinary environment in close collaboration between soil, plant, and animal disciplines The department is organised jointly between the Faculty
Within SLU's Forests programme there is a wealth of knowledge and experience about both Swedish and international forest-based environmental analysis.
I worked on greenhouse gases emissions from forest and rubber plantations in the tropics during my PhD study in the University of Hohenheim. The focuses were statistically assessing the impact of
The Swedish Forest Soil Inventory (SFSI) collects information about soil conditions and soil chemistry from c. 20000 objectively located plots across all of Sweden. All land use types except urban
In organic tomato production, soil-borne plant diseases are one of the main yield reducing factors. Two of the most problematic diseases are the corky root disease, caused by Pyrenochaeta lycopersici
Climate change affects ecosystems and society. To mitigate these effects, greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced. Greenhouse gas emissions and removals are monitored through the reporting to the UN
Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management
SLU Fältforsk is a joint body created by SLU and other organizations within the agricultural sector. SLU Fältforsk's main objective is to coordinate, develop and secure high quality agricultural
What does SLU do for the climate? We provide knowledge, decision support and facts about climate solutions. We teach our students about sustainability, and they inspire us to further reduce our