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DNA-methods reveal the web of life

Modern DNA-based methods provide entirely new insight into the interaction between different species in nature. Researchers can finally reveal the details of who is eating whom, who pollinates what

DNA-methods reveal the web of life

Modern DNA-based methods provide entirely new insight into the interaction between different species in nature. Researchers can finally reveal the details of who is eating whom, who pollinates what

New pathogen particularly aggressive on thirsty, fast growing pines

The pine pathogen Diplodia sapinea earned infamy overnight in 2016, when it was first exposed as the causal agent of a larger disease outbreak in a Swedish pine forest. In a new study, researchers

New pathogen particularly aggressive on thirsty, fast growing pines

The pine pathogen Diplodia sapinea earned infamy overnight in 2016, when it was first exposed as the causal agent of a larger disease outbreak in a Swedish pine forest. In a new study, researchers

Insect pest on conifers in North America is moving north

The spruce budworm, the main defoliator of conifer trees in Eastern North American boreal forests, is spreading northwards, and climatic factors seem to trigger and synchronize major outbreaks. These

Insect pest on conifers in North America is moving north

The spruce budworm, the main defoliator of conifer trees in Eastern North American boreal forests, is spreading northwards, and climatic factors seem to trigger and synchronize major outbreaks. These

Birds use plant odours to find insects to eat

Farmland birds do not only use their sight to find food but also use their sense of smell, according to a new study from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU. This novel research

Birds use plant odours to find insects to eat

Farmland birds do not only use their sight to find food but also use their sense of smell, according to a new study from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU. This novel research

Decreasing snow cover causes increasing methane production in frozen lakes

New, unexpected consequences of climate change keep presenting themselves. A new study from SLU and Uppsala University shows that a decreased snow cover on frozen lakes in boreal forests may inhibit

Decreasing snow cover causes increasing methane production in frozen lakes

New, unexpected consequences of climate change keep presenting themselves. A new study from SLU and Uppsala University shows that a decreased snow cover on frozen lakes in boreal forests may inhibit

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!

Mixed forests can deliver higher tree production, more biodiversity, more berries and game, as well as higher recreational values. But which tree species should be mixed? By analyzing data from the

Mixed forests deliver more – but only if mixed correctly!

Mixed forests can deliver higher tree production, more biodiversity, more berries and game, as well as higher recreational values. But which tree species should be mixed? By analyzing data from the