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Department of Crop Production Ecology


Det finns 41 sidor som är taggade med Department of Crop Production Ecology:
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Challenges and Opportunities of legume-supported cropping systems

One great challenge of this century is to meet the global demand for protein to feed an increasing world population, while reducing negative environmental impacts of current production systems. Grain legumes produce high quality protein for food and ...

Ekhaga becomes Lövsta Field Research Station

Ekhaga becomes Lövsta Field Research Station

In order to strengthen applied agricultural research opportunities and to increase coordination at the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences (NJ) at SLU in Uppsala, a new unit has been created: Lövsta Field Research Station. The operations ...

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Researchers seek success factors for a good crop performance with a new method of data analysis

Barley. Photo: Mårten Svensson How do you get a high barley yield? Researchers at SLU have used a method that allowed them to compare many factors simultaneously to find the management practices that are most significant eg factors related to plant ...

When does it pay off to prime for defense?

When does it pay off to prime for defense?

Tamm Seminar by Bob Douma from Wageningen University. Plants can prepare for future herbivore attack through a process called priming. Bob and his colleagues have developed a simulation model to better understand the evolution of priming. Read more ...

International Tree Breeding and Conservation cooperative CAMCORE

International Tree Breeding and Conservation cooperative CAMCORE

Take the opportunity to learn more about the international research cooperative CAMCORE that works in the areas of tree breeding and conservation, primarily in tropical and subtropical forest plantations but also the native temperate forests of the ...

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Lars Andersson, plant production

Lars Andersson is an external collaboration specialist in plant production. He wants to develop methods for sustainable weed control by supporting the dialogue between research and application. My primary research interest and expertise are in the area ...

"Soil health" and sustainable vegetable production

"Soil health" and sustainable vegetable production

Soil health" and sustainable vegetable production - Over the past decade, Cornell University has strengthened and focused its efforts around what we call "soil health." Welcome to this seminar by Thomas Björkman, Professor of Vegetable Crop Physiology, ...

Poplar Breeding in North America - What are we breeding for?

Poplar Breeding in North America - What are we breeding for?

Barb Thomas will highlight the current focus of breeding programs in poplars/aspen in North America, the drivers, species and challenges. She is NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Tree Improvement, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Barb Thomas ...

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Food Evolution - film screening and discussion

In the GMO debate, both pro and anti camps claim science is on their side. Who"s right? With the movie FOOD EVOLUTION director Scott Hamilton Kennedy wish to show how easily misinformation, confusion and fear can overwhelm objective analysis. On September ...

Climate as a Driver of Declining Plant Community Diversity

Climate as a Driver of Declining Plant Community Diversity

Welcome to this seminar by Susan Harrison, US Davis. Under climatic warming, increasingly irregular rainfall exacerbated by warmer temperatures will likely lead to the loss of drought-intolerant species from many plant communities. Susan´s research ...

Plant phenotyping technologies from the lab to the field

Plant phenotyping technologies from the lab to the field

Seminar by Fabio Fiorani with the title "Application of plant phenotyping technologies from the lab to the field: state-of the art, trends and challenges". This is a Linnean Centre Plant Science Frontiers Seminar During the last ten years in Europe ...

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Climate changes in the tropics may be an advantage to drought-deciduous plants

Tropical dry forest, Peruvian Amazon. Photo: Stefano Manzoni Plants in tropical dry forests face large variability in water availability due to periodic dry spells and seasonality in precipitations. Two phenological strategies are common in tropical ...

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