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Linnea Almqvist

Linnea Almqvist
I am a PhD student working with potato starch at SLU Alnarp.


I am an industrial PhD student working in cooperation with the potato starch company Lyckeby Starch AB located outside Kristianstad. Working with decreasing the use of fungicides in the starch potato production. Increasing the knowledge on early blight in starch potato. Developing decision support systems for early blight fungicide treatment.

Focusing on Alternaria solani and Phytophthora infestans.


Master of Engineering in biotechnology from LTH with specialization in foods. 


My main supervisor is Erland Liljeroth. Åsa Lankinen and Laure Greenville Briggs are additional supervisors. 


You can reach me on tel +4676 894 64 36 or

Non-Employee at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 16, Alnarp