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Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms. Microbiology encompasses numerous sub-disciplines including virology, mycology, parasitology, and bacteriology.


Det finns 185 sidor som är taggade med Molekylära vetenskaper:

Sofia Boqvist, food safety

Sofia Boqvist is an expert on in food safety and risk analysis. I want to contribute to a deeper understanding of how access to safe food for a growing population can be secured. The scientific field

Erland Liljeroth, crop protection

Erland Liljeroth is an expert on crop protection. He wants to achieve a sustainable plant protection, by combining control methods and good plant defence. I want to develop a sustainable plant

Publications

Publications from SLU Risk assessment of plant pests. Pest Risk Assessments Rapid Pest Risk Analysis Xyleborinus attenuatus , June 2017 Rapid Pest Risk Analysis Xylosandrus germanus , May 2017

Short-term assignments to synthetize information for ranking plant pests

Short-term assignments to synthetize information for ranking plant pests

During 2018 there is an opportunity to participate in the exciting and important work performed at the Unit for Risk Assessment of Plant Pests. We are currently offering several short-term

Projects

Here you will find completed and ongoing major projects that SLU Risk assessment of plant pests is involved in. Completed projects Trade and production of plants and plant products in Sweden - A

SLU Risk assessment of plant pests

SLU Risk assessment of plant pests

We perform independent analyses which will provide support to the Swedish Board of Agriculture in their effort to counter the damage of non-indigenous pests.

Biogas

At SLU we work with the whole biogas chain. An unique feature for our research is that we answer questions about both energy generation and waste treatment. We have our own biogas plant as well as

Tree microbiomes

In this project, we study the ecological mechanisms contributing to the assembly of a tree’s microbiome. The project will reveal host traits correlated with pathogen susceptibility relevant for

Leaves as spore traps for improved forecasting methods

In this project we investigate if wheat leaves can be used to catch and analyse fungal spores. By increasing our knowledge on how diseases spread, we suggest better control strategies. Knowledge of

Development of plant diseases in future cropping systems with maize and winter wheat

Development of plant diseases in future cropping systems with maize and winter wheat

A changed climate and new cropping systems modifies the conditions for Swedish crop production. The spectrum and importance of different plant diseases might change, for example through increased

Effects of the preceding crop and reduced tillage on soil and root associated microbial communities

We are studying the effects of tillage and the preceding crop on soil microbial communities and plant disease in winter wheat. Field experiments are set up with six different preceding crops to

Assessments of potential toxin production of biological control agents are unnecessary harsh in the EU

The introduction of microbial control agents into the European market for practical use in pest and disease control is a very slow and costly process. This is partly due to unnecessarily strict

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