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Centre for organic food and farming (EPOK)

The Centre for Organic Food and Farming, EPOK, works with collaboration, coordination and information on organic agriculture research in a Swedish, Nordic and international perspective.


Det finns 85 sidor som är taggade med Centre for organic food and farming (EPOK):

Low body weight and poor lighting in the hen house increase the risk of keel bone damage in organic laying hens

Chest bone injuries in the form of deformations and fractures of laying hens is a major animal welfare problem in both conventional and organic egg production systems. Researchers examined possible

Low body weight and poor lighting in the hen house increase the risk of keel bone damage in organic laying hens

Chest bone injuries in the form of deformations and fractures of laying hens is a major animal welfare problem in both conventional and organic egg production systems. Researchers examined possible

Design agricultural subsidies to keep ecosystem services from grassland and pastures

It is well known that grazing animals, especially on natural pastures, are very important for the delivery of a number of important ecosystem services to society and for the preservation of

Design agricultural subsidies to keep ecosystem services from grassland and pastures

It is well known that grazing animals, especially on natural pastures, are very important for the delivery of a number of important ecosystem services to society and for the preservation of

Plants eavesdropping on each other

The way plants communicate with each other can play a role for how different variety mixtures resist damage from insects, how quickly the plants grow and how efficiently they use resources. This was

Plants eavesdropping on each other

The way plants communicate with each other can play a role for how different variety mixtures resist damage from insects, how quickly the plants grow and how efficiently they use resources. This was

New study on food production and climate gets attention

Based on a scientific article in Nature, Swedish news media has reported that organic food is significantly worse for the climate than conventional. EPOK's director Maria Wivstad comments. The

Project on bees and neonicotinoids

A unique collaborative project showed already in 2015 that honeybee colonies are not measurably affected by neonicotinoids used for plant protection in spring-sown oilseed rape against flea beetles,

Project on bees and neonicotinoids

A unique collaborative project showed already in 2015 that honeybee colonies are not measurably affected by neonicotinoids used for plant protection in spring-sown oilseed rape against flea beetles,

New study on food production and climate gets attention

Based on a scientific article in Nature, Swedish news media has reported that organic food is significantly worse for the climate than conventional. EPOK's director Maria Wivstad comments. The

The role of biological plant protection

The role of biological plant protection

Biological control in crop protection: present challenges and future prospects cajsa.lithell@slu.se Welcome to a half-day symposium on biological control, starting with lunch 12.00 on May 23rd,

Scenarios for a more sustainable food system in the Nordic countries

The food system of the future will be shaped by decisions taken at many levels by different decision makers and stakeholders. Researchers from SLU have worked in a multidisciplinary research project

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