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Doctoral theses

Some of SLU's doctoral theses are presented as news. The doctoral thesis is an academic work where the doctoral student reports on their area of research and their research results.

The doctoral thesis is presented and defended at a licentiate final review or a public defence of doctoral thesis.


There are 56 pages tagged with Theses:

Soil fungal conservation values and contributions to soil carbon dynamics

How fast soil organisms in boreal forests break down and store carbon has great significance for Earth's climate. If the species composition of soil fungi and associated vegetation changes, it can

Dissertation: Streptococcus suis – presence, identification and characteristics of the bacterium in Swedish pigs

Streptococcus suis – presence, identification and characteristics of the bacterium in Swedish pigs sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Anna Werinder defends her thesis: Streptococcus suis – presence,

Dissertation: Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of management, behaviour and health

Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of management, behaviour and health sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Linda Kjellberg defends her thesis: Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of

Dissertation: Preparing for life - effects of the early environment on adaptability in laying hens

Preparing for life - effects of the early environment on adaptability in laying hens sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Lena Skånberg defends her thesis: Preparing for life - effects of the early

Water researcher is awarded for the best PhD thesis

Alberto Celma, who did his dissertation in Spain in 2021, has been awarded a prise for his PhD thesis on improving screening techniques that are used to detect known and unknown substances in water.

Dissertation: Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania

Developing the basis of a breeding program for sustainable Rufiji tilapia aquaculture in Tanzania sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Christer Simon Nyinondi defends her thesis: Developing the basis of a

Dissertation: Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production

Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Lina Göransson defends her thesis: Good enough? Animal welfare in organic poultry production Smedjan Skara

Dissertation: The genetic basis and monitoring of anthelmintic resistance in the pathogenic endoparasites of small ruminants

The genetic basis and monitoring of anthelmintic resistance in the pathogenic endoparasites of small ruminants sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Paulius Baltrusis defends his thesis: The genetic basis

Microorganisms can reduce nitrogen emissions from the mining industry

Nitrogen emissions from agriculture and industry lead to eutrophication and health-threatening groundwater. In her doctoral thesis, Maria Hellman investigated whether nitrate-containing water from

New knowledge on fungi that produce laughing gas

Nitrous oxide is a powerful greenhouse gas and also the most prominent ozone depleting chemical. In her doctoral thesis, Yvonne Bösch has shown that denitrifying fungi which can produce nitrous oxide

Dissertation - Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems

Towards sustainable livestock systems: Developing and applying tools for broad sustainability assessment of pig and cattle systems patrik.claesson@slu.se Stanley Zira defends her thesis: Towards

Mitigation role of forested buffers for streams in agricultural landscapes

The role of forested buffers for improving ecological status in linked stream–riparian habitats in human-modified landscapes across Europe is investigated and described in a new thesis from the

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