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Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

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Erica Packard

erica.packard@slu.se I am interested in studying the ecology of soil fungi, particularly mycorrhizal fungi, and their role in soil organic matter decomposition. Carbon and Nitrogen cycling

Katarina Arvidsson Segerkvist

katarina.segerkvist@slu.se In my research I focus issues related to rearing, feeding, handling of animals at slaughter, and handling of carcasses and meat and how it affects the final eating quality

Lars Sonesten

lars.sonesten@slu.se I am a limnologist and ecotoxicologist working mainly with water chemistry and biology in inland waters. I am also working with the inputs of nutrients and hazardous substances

Henrik Böhlenius

ew-red@slu.se Henrik Böhlenius is an external collaboration specialist at SLU with poplar plantations as his research area. Henrik has more than 10 years expertise in R & D work in the area of fast

Fredrik Widemo

ew-red@slu.se Fredrik Widemo is an Associate professor in animal ecology and senior lecturer with extension responsibilities in Wildlife-Forest interactions. Furthermore, Fredrik Widemo is a

Björn Andersson

ew-red@slu.se I am employed as Field Pathologist at the department. One important task for me in this capacity is to build a functioning interface between research and application to facilitate

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

Kazi Samiul Islam

samiul.islam@slu.se My research focuses on finding the sources of nitrogen (N) fixation in boreal forests. I want to discover the main contributors to nitrogen inputs and see how they respond to

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

Petra Marhava receives the SPPS Early Career Prize

The Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society (SPPS) awards Petra Marhava with the SPPS Early Career Prize. The prize recognises her progress and contributions to plant biology over the past few years

Diss Tord Ranheim Sveen

Transient landscapes, changing ecosystems Microbial implications of land-use change across spatiotemporal scales charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Tord Ranheim Sveen defends his thesis "Transient

Ylva Bellander

ylva.bellander@slu.se I am a PhD-student in the Soil chemistry research group, focused on mass balances of cadmium in agricultural soil. I'm interested in how cadmium moves in the soil-plant system