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Agricultural sciences

Agricultural science include plant production, plant genetics, plant breeding, plant protection, plant pathology, agricultural ecology, agricultural technology and agricultural history.

There are 185 pages tagged with Agricultural science:

Crop protection futures in agriculture-en

Crop protection futures in agriculture futurefood@slu.se Crop production is the vital basis for our food system, but the current set up is highly dependent on inputs of chemical pesticides and

Lisa Ahrens

lisa.ahrens@slu.se I’m a PhD student at the Department of Molecular Sciences at SLU in the research group AMB (anaerobic microbial biotechnology) lead by Prof. Anna Schnürer. The main aim of my PhD

Meat: the Four Futures

Are our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that

Diss Georgios Miaris

Farm business development: The motivations and effects of diversification strategies charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Georgios Miaris defends his thesis "Farm business development: The motivations and

Alexander Menegat

alexander.menegat@slu.se My research focus is on plant ecology with emphasis on ecological weed management. Aim of my research is to improve our knowledge on plant-plant interaction in

Solution-focused study

The part of the landscape that connects watercourses and surrounding land is highly interesting from several perspectives. Here there are strong interests that do not always manage to agree. Now

Beneficial fungi can protect coffee plantations against serious plant disease

Coffee wilt disease cause great harvest losses in Ethiopia. Now, researchers from SLU and Ethiopia have developed, formulated and evaluated a range of biofungicides against the disease in the lab, in

Ioannis Dimitriou

jannis.dimitriou@slu.se Senior Research Advisor at SLU Global, Vice-Chancellor's Office; Associate Professor at the Dep. of Crop Production Ecology, SLU; Vice-President The European Alliance on

Webinar: Visit another research institution for training purposes or soil sampling and analysis

markmiljo-webb@slu.se The EJP SOIL programme offers the opportunity to visit another research institution in Europe for the purpose of training or soil sampling and analysis. In this open webinar,

Världsvattendagen 2023: Mat- och vattensäkerhet för alla

World Water Day 2023: Enabling Food and Water Security for all Through Circularity and Collaboration markmiljo-webb@slu.se On the occasion of the World Water Day, the Swedish Presidency of the

The invasive Spanish slug is attacked by parasitic worms

For the first time, a survey of slug-parasitic worms was conducted in Sweden. Parasitizing worms could potentially reduce the size of slug populations that cause yield losses in agriculture, such as

Sweden-Tunisia collaboration for sustainable field crops production by precision agriculture

In a pilot project, SLU is collaborating with the Tunisian institutions INGC and INAT, which are working with applied agricultural and water resources research. The goal is to assess possibilities to