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Department of Plant Breeding

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Diss Jonas Skytte af Sätra

Apple genomics for the Swedish breeding programme lotta.malmborg@slu.se Jonas Skytte af Sätra, Department of Plant Breeding, defends his thesis "Apple genomics for the Swedish breeding programme".

Basic Education

Are you interested in doing a master's project at our department? Then please see the list of advertised projects on this linked site . We also offer practical research training . Advertised projects

Department of Plant Breeding

Our vision is that our work shall make significant contributions to an efficient and sustainable production of food, feed and industrial products from plants. We have active public breeding programs

Practical research training

Characterization of leaf and pod morphology in a diverse collection of peas (Pisum sativum) and developing a field phenotyping method for measuring canopy temperature in pea Characterization of seed

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

Research Education

Research education at our department includes doctoral education (4 years) and licentiate education (2 years). Our research education is funded mainly by governmental and private research foundations

Delivering heat tolerant alleles to raise farm income along the Senegal River

Mauritania and Senegal are famine-affected poor countries. Previous research at two field stations led to identifying heat tolerant durum wheat varieties. That work was deemed deserving of the 2017

Dissertation Noel Madalla

Evaluation and release of East African highland cooking banana ‘Matooke’ hybrids” lotta.malmborg@slu.se Noel Madalla, department of Plant Breeding, defends his thesis “Evaluation and release of

SLU Centre for Biological Control's annual report 2022

“SLU has never had such a strong position in biological control as now”, says Johan Stenberg, the Director of the SLU Centre for Biological Control, CBC. Now, CBC’s annual popular science overview of

Millets 2023

The United Nations has dedicated 2023 the International year of millets, to boost efforts in producing millets given their nutritional properties and resilience in adapting to climate change. SLU

Successful studies in the development of drought-tolerant sorghum

Researchers from SLU, together with Addis Ababa University and the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, have initially identified new sources of germplasm that can be used to breed

PhD theses by Department of Plant Breeding

PhD theses by Department of Plant Breeding fredrik.reslow@slu.se