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Plant biotechnology

Plant biotechnology inculdes biotechnology with applications on plants, both in forestry and in agriculture.


There are 57 pages tagged with Plant biotechnology:

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

Maya-Setan Diakité

maya.setan.diakite@slu.se Maya is a postdoctoral researcher working on the valorisation of biomass proteins to make absorbent materials for the hygiene and medical sectors. She has a background in

Vinod Kumar investigates how tissue integrity is maintained in the leaf surface

Last week, the European Commission awarded 1249 researchers with Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions postdoctoral fellowships. One of the awardees is Vinod Kumar from Stéphanie Robert’s group at Umeå

UPSC Seminar with Daniel Van DammeNy sida

UPSC Seminar with Daniel Van Damme anne.honsel@slu.se Scientific seminar organised by Umeå Plant Science Centre   Speaker: Daniël Van Damme VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium

Javad Mottaghipisheh

javad.mottaghipisheh@slu.se My current research is focused on application of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry tools to investigate environmental organic micropollutants, in particular focusing on

Nobalis

On December 13th the student teams from 5 Nordic and Baltic universities pitched their food and biotechnology related business ideas to an international jury at the NOBALIS Demo Day. The teams have

Selvaraju Kanagarajan

selvaraju.kanagarajan@slu.se I am a plant molecular biologist focusing on innovative biotechnological approaches to improve agricultural production, nutrition, and human health. Our work includes

Poorva Sundararajan

poorva.sundararajan@slu.se Doctoral student at the Department of Plant Breeding in Alnarp. My project focuses on developing and optimizing spray-induced gene silencing (SIGS) for plant disease

Poorva Sundararajan

poorva.sundararajan@slu.se Doctoral student at the Department of Plant Breeding in Alnarp. My project focuses on developing and optimizing spray-induced gene silencing (SIGS) for plant disease

MicroRNA keeps young aspen trees longer green than older trees

In a forest, even trees have their generational conflicts. Young trees often find themselves under the canopy of the older trees. Their survival strategy is to kick off their growth earlier in spring

Ida Nordström

ida.nordstrom@slu.se PhD Student in Forest Pathology, working on her thesis titled: Non-destructive and high-throughput detection of forest pests and pathogens using next-generation technologies. I

Aspen trees exposed to repetitive flexing grew faster

The sight of trees swaying in the wind has captivated the imagination of artists and nature enthusiasts. However, for the trees themselves, this continuous mechanical stimulation can be a source of

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