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Linnea Almqvist Stridh

Linnea Almqvist Stridh
Industrial PhD student hired by Lyckeby Starch working with starch potato diseases at SLU Alnarp. Focusing on the fungal pathogen Alternaria solani.

Presentation

I am an industrial PhD student working in cooperation with the potato starch company Lyckeby Starch AB located outside Kristianstad in the North Eastern part of Skåne. I am working with decreasing the use of fungicides in the the Swedish starch potato production. I am focising on increasing the knowledge on early blight disease in starch potato. We are also developing decision support systems for early blight fungicide treatment.

Focusing on Alternaria solani and Phytophthora infestans.

Background

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

Supervision

Main supervisor: Erland Liljeroth.
Supervisors: Åsa Lankinen, Erik Alexandersson and Laura Grenville-Briggs Didymus. 

Selected publications

Master thesis: Biofortification of Cassava

Links

Mobile: +4676 894 64 36
Email: linnea.almqvist@slu.se


Contact
Non-Employee at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 10, Alnarp