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Det finns 43 sidor som är taggade med SLU Grogrund:
Turnip-rape – a flexible and hardy oil crop for Sweden

Turnip-rape – a flexible and hardy oil crop for Sweden

The project in brief Turnip-rape is an environmentally sustainable oil crop used in crop rotation systems, primarily in northern Sweden, but it is also a good alternative for cultivation in parts of

Improving the quality of rapeseed cakes for high-quality feed and food

Improving the quality of rapeseed cakes for high-quality feed and food

The project in brief Rapeseed is grown in Sweden as a given, high-yielding and environmentally sustainable oil crop in succession systems. Today, oil is primarily extracted from the seeds, and the

HeRo - Healthy Roots: Development of tools for the selection of robust cultivars in Swedish plant breeding, with focus on the root system

HeRo - Healthy Roots: Development of tools for the selection of robust cultivars in Swedish plant breeding, with focus on the root system

The project in brief Crop root systems are central for the uptake of plant nutrients, disease resistance and resistance to extreme weather. Healthy root systems therefore contribute to a reduced risk

Projects

Projects

Projects SLU Grogrund Strategi för SLU Grogrund 2018-2020

New and effective methods to breed timothy grass

New and effective methods to breed timothy grass

The project in brief Timothy grass (Phleum pratense L.) is Sweden’s most common forage grass, and it is therefore highly important in the production of high-quality feed for both cattle and pets. The

Faba bean for future food and feed

Faba bean for future food and feed

The project in brief Both Sweden and all of Europe currently depend on imported soybeans to meet the needs for vegetable protein, which is largely used for animal feed. Our goal is to fulfil Sweden’s

Plant and livestock researchers have great use of Nobel Prize awarded genetic scissors

Several research groups at SLU work with the "genetic scissor", the gene editing tool which is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year. A recent popular science publication from SLU describes

Plant and livestock researchers have great use of Nobel Prize awarded genetic scissors

Several research groups at SLU work with the "genetic scissor", the gene editing tool which is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year. A recent popular science publication from SLU describes

Jonas Skytte af Sätra

Jonas Skytte af Sätra

Working with the Swedish breedingprogram on apple. I am doing a PhD project funded by the GroGrund project "Accelerated and Cost Efficient Cultivar Development through Genome Based Plant Breeding".

Jonas Skytte af Sätra

Jonas Skytte af Sätra

PhD student, working with the national apple breeding program. I am working as a PhD student, funded by the GrGrund project "Accelerated and Cost Efficient Cultivar Development through Genome Based

Välkommen till höstens docentföreläsningar vid LTV-fakulteten

Välkommen till höstens docentföreläsningar vid LTV-fakulteten

Welcome to the associate professor lectures at the LTV Faculty 2020 mw-red@slu.se The 6th of October, associate professor lectures will be held at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture,

Välkommen till höstens docentföreläsningar vid LTV-fakulteten

Välkommen till höstens docentföreläsningar vid LTV-fakulteten

Welcome to the associate professor lectures at the LTV Faculty 2020 mw-red@slu.se The 6th of October, associate professor lectures will be held at the Faculty of Landscape Architecture,

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