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Plant cell wall research opens up new opportunities for bioengineering

Secondary cell walls provide the plant with stability and protection against damage and pathogens. PhD student Félix Barbut from Ewa Mellerowicz’s group at UPSC and SLU has been studying the role of

25 years of research shows: How to restore damaged rainforest

For the first time, results from 25 years of work to rehabilitate fire-damaged and heavily logged rainforest are now being presented. The study fills a knowledge gap about the long-term effects of

SLU efterlyser fler hummerfiskare i Bohuslän, Halland och Skåne

For the fourth year in a row, researchers at SLU are turning to the public to gain better knowledge of the distribution and status of lobster stocks along the Swedish west coast. For three weeks in

From healthy food to junk food

The northern landscapes are warming twice as fast as the Earth’s average because of climate change. This impacts lake ecosystem functions. Researchers have noticed changes in lake food webs. In many

The SLU Honorary Doctors 2024

This year, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences will be awarding six honorary doctorates. There are two international recipients - Professor Tom Hobbs (US) and Delia Grace Randolph (United

listen better for sustainability

Professors Åsa Berggren and Keri Facer work together to develop methods for more democratic communication. The core of their joint project is to improve our ability to truly listen to each other and

Subarctic species richness and distribution influenced by climate

Even remote, sparsely populated areas are affected by human-induced climate change. In his doctoral thesis, Pablo de la Peña Aguilera investigated what controls the distribution and species

Efter 40 år: ny forskning om vattenkraftens påverkan på reglerade sjöar

Most of the larger lakes in northern Sweden (Norrland) are regulated lakes or power plant reservoirs. They are crucial for Sweden's electricity production, but also heavily influenced by hydropower.

Newly launched Restore4More project seeks to contribute knowledge to guide and scale rangeland restoration in East Africa

The newly launched Restore4More project seeks to contribute knowledge to guide and scale rangeland restoration in East Africa. ”Water and transhumance are often overlooked in restoration research

New handbook on mycorrhizae

Symbiosis between plants and mycorrhiza-forming fungi can contribute ecosystem services such as improved plant nutrient supply and increased tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress. New handbook on

Webbinarium: Skogsdata 2024

henrik.j.persson@slu.se Ny statistik och resultat från Riksskogstaxeringens artinriktade inventeringar. Fotograf: Åke Bruhn, SLU. Artinventering i Ydre, Östergötland. SLU Riksskogstaxeringen

Diverse crop rotations can give greater cereal yields in a changing climate

The importance of a good crop rotation is known, but analyses of 32 decade-long cropping experiments across Europe and North America have clarified the benefits. One conclusion is that diversifying