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Department of Plant Protection Biology

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Help us sample wild strawberries!

Wild strawberries grow across almost all of Europe and are constantly exposed to microbial pathogens which may cause plant diseases. We need your help collecting wild strawberry plants to investigate

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


Exploring resistance to Aphanomyces cochlioides in sugar beet lotta.malmborg@slu.se Valentina Rossi, department of Plant Protection Biology, defends the thesis "Exploring resistance to Aphanomyces

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

Launching: the film about Campus Alnarp

In the new film, you meet some of all the creative people at SLU Campus Alnarp working to solve vital questions. Hear them tell about the significance of the research environments and the place where

SLU's breeding of perennial barley receives major support from Innovation Fund Denmark

For five years, researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala have been working to domesticate and breed the plant Hordeum bulbosum into a new perennial and climate-smart

Synthetic cattle urine in the fight against malaria

World Malaria Day is marked each year on 25 April, and is instituted by the World Health Organization as an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment

Plant protection awareness

Plant protection is a hot topic of discussion in Europe at the moment, as the EU recommends that the amount of chemical pesticides be reduced by 50% by 2030. Related to this, SLU arranges an open

Innovativ bekämpningsstrategi äpplevecklarhonor

Phytophagous insects typically feed on only a few plants and shifts to new hosts promote speciation and biodiversity. Host plant finding depends on olfactory cues. It is, however, yet unknown which

Molecular basis for climate-resilient oats, especially in relation to early summer drought stress

Oat is a strategic crop for both Swedish agriculture and the food industry. Increases in temperature and changes in rainfall patterns associated with climate change, leading to increases in events

Integration av insekters luktsinne och beteende för förbättrad biologisk bekämpning med blomflugor

A global decline of insects calls attention to the vulnerability of our ecosystems and our reliance on beneficial insects that act as pollinators or natural enemies of pests. Hoverflies are

Evolution-proofing plant protection for sustainable potato production: How can integrated pest management (IPM) reduce resistance development in pathogens?

Potato is the third most important crop worldwide. It suffers from several serious diseases, leading to yield loss and fungicide dependence. “Early blight” disease, caused by the fungus Alternaria