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Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

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Aspens are passive savers in times of plenty

Aspen trees are not relying on their starch reserves when grown under benign conditions. This is shown in a new study with modified aspen defective in starch synthesis. The starch-lacking trees were

Fertilisation reshapes the tree-fungi relationship in boreal forests

How do nutritional changes affect the interaction between trees and soil microorganisms? This has long remained a black box but a new study has shed light onto this cryptic association. It shows that

Seed money call for interdisciplinary research

teresia.borgman@slu.se To strengthen interdisciplinary research, Future Forests is launching a seed money call in subjects related to forest sciences and sustainable forestry development. Vad kan

UPSC Seminar: Colin Averill

Forests and their Fungi: Molecular interactions at macro scale anne.honsel@slu.se UPSC Seminarium with Colin Averill, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Schweiz UPSC Seminar

Seedling performance is modulated by soil properties and soil microorganisms

How do soil properties and microorganisms in the soil influence seedling growth? David Castro, PhD student in Vaughan Hurry’s group at UPSC and SLU showed in his PhD thesis that understanding this

Dissertation David Castro

Who comes first? Implications of the plant-microbiome-soil continuum feedback on plant performance charlotta.bergstrom@slu.se David Castro defends his thesis "Who comes first? Implications of the

Petra Marhava receives a prize for young researchers from Kungliga Skytteanska SamfundetNew Page

Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet announced this week that Petra Marhava, new group leader at UPSC, will receive a prize for young, outstanding researchers. The prize is assigned to the Faculty of

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop katja.fedrowitz@slu.se A workshop to enhance collaboration of breeding researchers at SLU. There will be research presentations, an excursion, and discussion

Muhammad Shahzad Anjam receives a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions postdoctoral fellowship

The European Commission awarded Muhammad Shahzad Anjam with one of the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) postdoctoral fellowships. This funding allows him to continue his research on

Professorial inauguration SLU Umeå 2022

helena.pennlov.smedberg@slu.se New professors at SLU Umeå will be inaugurated at a ceremony on Friday, 6 May. Anyone wishing to attend the inauguration ceremony can contact the academy stewards at

Special call for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians in breeding research at SLU

The SLU Breeding Network has currently a special call open for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) for attending courses or conferences

Stéphane Verger får stöd från Novo Nordisk Foundation för att studera träbildning hos poppel

Is it possible to improve wood quality without cutting down on yield? Stéphane Verger, group leader at Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) and SLU, wants to understand how wood fibres grow during wood