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Here we present news items about SLU's research.

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Deficient sanitation increases the risk of animal spread diseases in slums

Over a billion people around the world live in slums in large cities. In a study in Brazilian slums, researchers from SLU investigated the factors that affect the spread of leptospirosis from rats to

Plant protection fungus can control the behavior of plant pathogenic fungi with the help of small RNAs

For the first time, researchers have shown that one fungal species can control the behavior of another fungus using secreted RNA molecules. It has important uses in food safety to protect crops from

WRAM is part of the new e-infrastructure SBDI that is officially launched 4 October

The Swedish LifeWatch consortium will end at the end of 2021 and is replaced by the Swedish biodiversity data infrastructure consortium SBDI. WRAM continues the collaboration in a similar way. SLU

Specific cultivar traits are important in intercropping systems

In his PhD studies, James Ajal has investigated intercropping combinations of pea and barley as well as faba bean and wheat, and found that the nutrient uptake efficiency of the crops play a more

SLU researchers' methods for measuring food waste are highlighted at the UN summit

On 23 September, the UN Food Systems Summit meeting was held, aiming to highlight and advance the urgent need of global transformation of the food systems. One of Sweden's official contributions to

Multifunctional biomass plantations can co-deliver biomass and environmental benefits

Large-scale deployment of perennial biomass plantations can effectively reduce nitrogen emissions to water and soil loss by wind erosion. This is shown in a spatial modelling study across over 81,000

SustAinimal Academy has started up their doctoral students

This spring, SustAinimal began the recruitment of the center's doctoral students. Now they are in place. Five doctoral students have been admitted to SustAinimal Academy, the center’s career

Plant link 10 år

PlantLink is turning 10 years, and we celebrate this with a themed PlantLink day “PlantLink 10 year celebration – a look at the past 10 years and into the future” on Monday 27 September at Kulturen

Anthrozoology Network Research Seminar

Welcome to the first Anthrozoology Network Research Seminar at SLU 25th of September 2021. The aim of the seminar is to increase knowledge and awareness about human and animal interactions. The

Thawing permafrost decrease the diversity of water-dwelling fungi

As the climate gets warmer, the permafrost will thaw, and enormous amounts of carbon bound in the tundra will be made available. This can impact the diversity of degrading fungi in the meltwater,

Drylands Transform soon at Agri4D

Drylands Transform will soon have two oral presentations at the Agri4D conference on 28-30th of September 2021. First on the 29th of September Stephen Mureithi will present on the topic of "Livestock

Vättern - förebild för framtidens fiskförvaltning

Ecosystem-based fisheries managements accounts for whole ecosystems and for those who affect and are affected by the ecosystems. Safeguarding viable ecosystems and fish stocks is seen as crucial in