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Horticultural science

Horticulture includes professional growing of vegetables in fields or in greenhouses, as well as of fruit, berries, mushrooms and ornamental trees and plants. Storing, distribution and marketing of the products are also included. Horticulture also deals with leasure time gardening.


There are 40 pages tagged with Horticultural science:

Annie Drottberger

Annie Drottberger is a PhD student in Horticultural Science especially Business Administration at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the Department of Biosystems and Technology in

Fredrik Fernqvist

Senior lecturer and researcher in horticultural economics and business administration. PhD in Horticultural Science, especially business administration. Research areas: Consumer research, special

Flies can be manipulated to protect crops

Listen to Paul Becher , researcher at the Department of Plant Protection Biology , talking about his current research on flies. He describes how they can be used as an important tool to control pests

Sebastian Larsson Herrera

Biasazin, Tibebe Dejene, Tadiwos W. Wondimu, Sebastian Larsson Herrera, Mattias Larsson, Agenor Mafra-Neto, Yitbarek W. Gessese, and Teun Dekker. 2021. “Dispersal and Competitive Release Affect the

New name for the Departement AEM

Let us present our new and powerful name! Department of People and Society – we research and teach environmental psychology, business management and advisory services At the turn of the year, the

Samia Samad

Molecular biologist by training with experience in plant genetics and biotechnology. I am passionate about using molecular tools to improve traits of interest in economically important crops. This

Hildegun Nilsson Varhelyi

As a working professional in the field of landscape architecture and graphic design I am currently holding a part time position as adjunct lecturer at the Department of Urban and Rural Development,

Healthier plants with the help of Biologicals?

Healthier plants with the help of Biologicals? katja.fedrowitz@slu.se There is a growing demand to reduce many of the chemicals used in agriculture to make production of food and plant-based

Alnarpskonferensen 2020

The United Nations' latest climate report Climate change and land, the IPCC report, focused on land use in the world. The Alnarp Conference 2020 was therefore about how research leads to politics,

Malin Hultberg

I have had many different career plans but eventually I became a biologist, mainly because of my interest in environmental issues, and came to SLU in 1995 as a Ph. D. student. After the dissertation

Kimmo Rumpunen

I am a researcher and plant breeder at the Department of Plant Breeding, responsible for breeding of apples, black currants and sea buckthorn. I have a great interest in plant domestication and

Karl-Johan Bergstrand

Research and teaching within protected horticulture (especially artificial lighting, hydroponics and fertigation). Programme director of studies, Horticultural Science Master's programme Protected

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