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Department of Plant Breeding

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Nosar i jakt på fruktträdskräfta

Diminished crops and lowered fruit quality are some of the effects of Fruit tree canker, the single most destructive disease plaguing Swedish apple orchards. In order to trace the disease early and

Ciderns tid är mogen

Sweden possesses a bounty of apples, and the fruit is a beloved staple in the production of both food and drink. Apple sauce, apple cake and apple juice count among many peoples’ favourites. One

SLU-forskning ska skydda äppelsorter i Ukraina

Following insistent detective work, researchers have been able to extensively map out the family trees connecting many varieties of Swedish apples. This has helped clarify the relationships between

Diss_Okanlawon Lekan Jolayemi

Biostimulant potential of agro-industrial side-streams - sustainable sugar beet cultivation and drought tolerance in wheat lotta.malmborg@slu.se Okanlawon Lekan Jolayemi, Department of Plant

Improving Food Security by Enhancing and Upscaling Sesame Production in Sudan

Fredrik.reslow@slu.se Mohammed Elsafy, Dept of Plant Breeding, will give his half-time seminar “Improving Food Security by Enhancing and Upscaling Sesame Production in Sudan” Venue: Triticum,

MSc projects

Evaluation of genetic markers for convicine and vicine content in a diversity panel of faba bean Food and feed protein from green leaves – Increasing the protein recovery rates Investigation on

Ramesh wants to use biocontrol for more resilient agricultural systems

Ramesh Vetukuri is the newest researcher at the SLU Centre of Biological Control, CBC. His specialty is novel and sustainable methodologies to enhance plant yield, while effectively managing disease

QA Balsgard

After a few years of preparation, plant breeding of fruits and berries is now being moved from Balsgård to Campus Alnarp. Below are some questions and answers about what is happening and why. The


Novel Methods for Resistance Breeding in Winter Wheat lotta.malmborg@slu.se Mustafa Zakieh, department of Plant Protection, defends the thesis "Novel Methods for Resistance Breeding in Winter Wheat

GreenLeaFood - Ökat livsmedelsvärde från gröna blad

Eating Grass - Is that the tune of the future for sustainable food consumption? Maybe not really, but within our project GreenLeaFood, we aim to extract components, such as proteins, dietary fibers

Symposium dedicated to millets

Symposium dedicated to millets malin.planting@slu.se The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2023 the International year of millets: "Millets are among the first plants to be domesticated

Lunch and mingle during Thesis Day 2023

slualumn@slu.se Thesis Day is a day when SLU celebrates the students' academic achievements. Thesis Day consists of a digital poster exhibit, as well as events in Alnarp and Uppsala with oral