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Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

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SEK 91 million to forest tree research

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, has awarded funding to three projects in forest research. María Rosario García-Gil, Ove Nilsson, both SLU and Stefan Jansson, Umeå University, want

Successful tree modifications should be gentle and not compromise plant growth and development

Evgeniy Donev, PhD student in Ewa Mellerowicz group at UPSC, investigated different modification strategies to genetically improve hybrid aspen for biofuel production. The idea is to make sugars in

Wood properties affect the efficiency of nanocellulose extraction

Nanocellulose forms the basis of many novel materials and is used already now for a wide range of different applications. Anne Bünder, PhD student in Totte Niittylä’s group, investigated how wood

Forest policy and planning group

Our group conducts research across multiple disciplines, with forest policy and planning as the bearing subjects. The research ranges from forest planning at landscape level to comparative forest

Unify breeding at SLU

Unify breeding at SLU A one day kick-off workshop for everyone working with breeding at SLU. The aim is to strengthen the internal network as well as to get some inspiring input from three external

Flowering genes regulate seasonal growth in young aspen trees

Why are flowering genes important for non-flowering young aspen trees? PhD student Domenique André started to work in Ove Nilsson’s group because she was interested in flowering, but the research led

Kristoffer Jonsson receives the SPPS Best PhD Thesis Prize

The Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society (SPPS) announced this week that Kristoffer Jonsson from Rishikesh Bhalerao’s group at UPSC is one of the two awardees that receive the SPPS Best PhD Thesis

Two UPSC postdocs are awarded with a prestigious Indian fellowship

The Ramalingaswami Fellowship is very prestigious in India. Only 75 Indian Nationals working in a broad range of fields within science and technology are awarded with this fellowship. Vikash Kumar,

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   10:00 – 10:35 Anthony Hall Professor, Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park,

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack (PhD student in Yvon's group) Cell Signaling and

Transgenic trees perform well in a Swedish field trial

Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Umeå University have developed genetically modified hybrid aspen that have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.

Seminar: Skogsträds- och växtförädlingens roll i klimatpolitiken

The UPSC Centre for Forest Biotechnology, is organising together with the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA) a full-day seminar on “The role of tree and plant breeding in