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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 30 pages tagged with Horticultural science:


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

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