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Department of Crop Production Ecology

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DT Zachary in the field

The years beginning from 2020 have been the worst in Karamoja region, where the dry spell has been prolonged. In 2022, we had to time the short rains of June, July and August to start experimental

Diss Elsa Lagerquist

Leguminous service crops in cereal production at high latitudes Provision of ecosystem services and disservices from a novel intercropping system charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Elsa Lagerquist

How does tillage affect weed regulation by seed eaters?

Carabid beetles are a group of beetles that eat weed seeds. In a new study, the abundance of carabid beetles has been shown to be correlated to weed seed regulation in directly seeded fields without

Lunch seminar SLU Plant Protection Network with Eirini Lamprini Daouti

katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Eirini Lamprini Daouti, Department of Crop Production Ecology;, gives a lunch seminar with the title "Effects of tillage on weed regulation by carabid beetles". This seminar

Can ordinary morality survive the climate crisis?

Per Sandin was the opponent at the defence of the most recent doctoral thesis in environmental ethics in the Nordic countries. The thesis has the title "Can Ordinary Morality Survive the Climate

The role of agricultural soils for climate change - a webinar by EJP SOIL

markmiljo-webb@slu.se Agricultural soils and how we manage them play a key role in climate change. Since its start almost four years ago, the EJP SOIL research program has sought to understand how

New fractionation methods and new crop species for leys

On Friday, Brooke Micke will defend her doctoral thesis, which contains innovative ideas for sustainable leys and animal feed production. Brooke Micke is studying how to introduce more diversity into

Seminar: Forages, with a northern focus

lisa.beste@slu.se In conjunction with Brooke Micke’s PhD defence, we are holding a seminar, with speakers from the evaluation committee. Photo: Lisa Beste We will talk aboout forage research at

Fruit tree-based agroforestry on sloping uplands yield higher harvests

On Friday, Hung Van Do will defend his doctoral thesis. He has demonstrated that it is possible to increase yields and profitability in highland farming areas in northwest Vietnam if farmers adopt a

Seminar on agroforestry, intercropping and soil and water conservation

lisa.beste@slu.se Warm welcome to the first VPE seminar after the summer break. This seminar is in connection with the PhD dissertation of Hung Do Van with the thesis title "Fruit tree

Our Forage course will give you important knowledge for future agriculture

Are you interested in future agriculture and food? Then you really should attend SLU's course about forage. Ley (temporary grasslands) is the most commonly cultivated crop in Sweden, and it is also

Sample preparatory lab

The sample prep lab is situated at the field station at Röbäcksdalen. It includes a sample preparation room, drying cabinets and a milling room. In the field station's office building there is also a