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.
We work at the 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
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.
Plant Biology for Sustainable Production - Master's Programme Country: Nepal Why did I choose SLU? - My academic journey started in Punjab, where I completed my undergraduate degree in Agriculture
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
Department of Biosystems and Technology
At the Department of Biosystems and Technology we explore interactions between soil, plants, animals, environment, climate and humans in systems for sustainable production of food and renewable raw
In the laboratory, we develop knowledge on human-environment interaction. To increase ecological validity, the research is based on smart and portable technology.
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
Swedish National Plant Protection Conference 2022
How do we achieve sustainable plant protection? This was discussed at the Swedish National Plant Protection Conference 2022 on 9-10 November at Ultuna in Uppsala.
Ingrid Wesström, soil physics
Ingrid Wesström is an expert on water management in the agricultural landscape. More information at the Swedish page.
Helena Aronsson, soil and environment
Helena Aronsson is an expert on soil and environment. Good nutrient management on a farm is the key for efficient production with low negative environmental impact. In collaboration with stakeholders
Malin Hultberg, horticulture
Malin Hultberg is an expert on horticulture with specialisation in the food chain. Her expertise is in the use of microorganisms such as microalgae and fungi from a production perspective. In