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Horticultural science

Horticulture includes professional growing of vegetables in fields or in greenhouses, as well as of fruit, berries, mushrooms and ornamental trees and plants. Storing, distribution and marketing of the products are also included. Horticulture also deals with leasure time gardening.


There are 37 pages tagged with Horticultural science:

Research

The Department of Plant Protection Biology is an interdisciplinary constellation with good opportunities for strong research collaboration within and outside the departmental area. Leading edge

Integrated plant protection

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has been mandatory for farmers in EU countries since 2014, yet we still lack a lot of scientific knowledge to help us use IPM effectively in many European crops.

Disease control in organic tomato production

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

Ecology Conference

The symposium took place in Uppsala, Sweden, 11-15 September 2017.

Staff

We work at SLU Centre for Biological Control. Please contact us if you have questions about our business or would like to discuss research collaborations, orders or inquiries! Johan Stenberg Director

Research

CBC develops knowledge about biological control, to use living organisms to control pests.

Centre for Biological Control (CBC)

We contribute to the development of new knowledge concerning the use of living organisms to control pests and diseases. CBC is a competence driven actor in biological control, both nationally and

Ask a researcher

SLU has many experts in different subjects. Some of them are listed at the Swedish web page. Contact them if you have something to discuss. SLU has many researchers with a special mission to

Om SLU Horticulture

As the name suggests, the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science is responsible for horticulture-related activities and operations at SLU. SLU’s own motivation

SLU Horticulture

SLU Horticulture – a combined force in horticultural science SLU Horticulture is a cross-departmental collaboration at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science

Facilities and equipment

Sensola consists of a traditional laboratory in a controlled indoor environment, which supports an innovative set of portable equipment that is used for outdoor studies. The research is oriented

Samarbetspartners externt

SLU Horticulture’s partners outside SLU. Sveriges Hortonomförbund Trädgårdsingenjörernas riksförbund LRF Trädgård International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) The Unit for Collaboration and

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