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Department of Soil and Environment

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Drylands Transform summing up 2021

Every year has its own challenges and this year Covid-19 has been one of them. However, during 2021 Drylands Transform has started work in four study sites in the borders of Kenya and Uganda and the

POSTPONED: Nationella växtskyddskonferensen 2021(2)

POSTPONED: Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2021 Please note that the conference has been postponed until 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic situation. The conference will mainly be held in

World Soil Day 2021

World Soil Day is held annually on 5 December to emphasise the importance of healthy soils and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. SLU contributes to climate-adapted

The fate of environmentally hazardous PFAS substances in the soil has been investigated

Highly fluorinated substances, or PFAS substances, are a group of chemicals that in recent years have come to be regarded as environmental contaminants of global concern. In his doctoral thesis, Hugo

Effects of structure liming on clay soil

Structure liming is a method to stabilise clay aggregates and thereby reduce the risk of phosphorus losses. In his new doctoral thesis, Jens Blomquist has evaluated the efficiency of this practice.

How does naturally occurring and added nitrogen affect ectomycorrhizal communities?

Ectomycorrhiza is a symbiosis between forest trees and fungi. Ectomycorrhizal fungi are extremely important for the trees’ nutrient uptake. Nitrogen affects these fungi in different ways depending on


A programme for strengthening and further develop digital decision support systems to face new information demand for sustainable and efficient agricultural production. LADS’ research is carried out

SLU Climate Conversations: Ways forward for land use and climate change

The role of land use for climate mitigation and adaptation was in focus when scientists from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Lund University and Independent University Bangladesh met

Uganda inceptions Drylands Transform

10 hectares of land in each district were handed over to be used by Drylands Transform during the project period following a series of meetings between the Makerere University research team and Napak

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)

Soil science talk

Predicting the spatial distribution of soil organic carbon stock in Swedish forests using a group of covariates and site-specific data A seminar with Ozias Hounkpatin (Biogeochemistry of Forest

Per Knutsson seminar

Per Knutsson, one of the Dryland Transform researchers will on the 6th of October have a webinar on the topic "Commoning or Commodification? Pastoralist Land Rights in the Face of Political, Economic