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Department of Biosystems and Technology


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Fish wastes - origins, forms and functions as fertilizers in agricultural systems

In a future, circular economy, it is desirable that mineral nutrients from fish wastes are utilized for plant production in agriculture and horticulture. Challenges related to the closing of the loop

Biostimulants in aqua wastes

Fish wastes contain the essential mineral nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus) and natural biostimulants (BS) that are required for plant growth. However, its value as organic fertilizers (e.g. BS)

Development of intelligent control systems for greenhouse lighting system with a high proportion of local renewable energy

The project will develop an intelligent control system to optimize the operation of greenhouse lighting systems with a high proportion of local renewable energy by means of adaptive control

Integrated nutrient supply

When using organic fertilizer sources, it is hard to match the supply of nutrients with the plant’s demand. This is especially pronounced for nitrogen. In this project, the possibilities for

Continued funding

Continued funding for the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

Screening for microbial biostimulants in aquaculture

Aquaponics, integrated systems for production of fish and plants, display an alternative for production of animal protein and health-promoting vegetables. Scaling up aquaponic systems for primary

Continued funding for the Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES)

The Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science (SITES) has been awarded continued funding for 2023–2027 from the Swedish Research Council (VR). SITES is a national infrastructure for ecosystem

SLU researchers' methods for measuring food waste are highlighted at the UN summit

On 23 September, the UN Food Systems Summit meeting was held, aiming to highlight and advance the urgent need of global transformation of the food systems. One of Sweden's official contributions to

Intercropping of fava bean and pea in organic farming systems

The aim of this project is to study and optimize the intercropping of fava beans and peas. The goal is to see whether intercropping can provide higher and more stable yields in organic production of

Kan kor lära sig genom att observera andra ko

The project investigates aspects of ‘social transmission mechanisms in cow-cow learning situations, which are currently unknown. Social cognition in cattle is a sparsely studied area and as a result

Webinar & workshop: Integrated fish and plant production

Webinar & workshop: Integrated fish and plant production aquaculture@slu.se There is a growing interest in combining fish and plant production, either direct in aquaponics systems or by utilizing

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