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Plant biotechnology

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


There are 91 pages tagged with Plant biotechnology:

Biotechnology for Sustainability – Final report from Mistra Biotech 2012-2020

Mistra Biotech is a Swedish research programme that has been working for eight years to advance the use of modern biotechnology for a more sustainable agriculture. We have done this on a broad basis,

Diss Mikolaj Chmielarz

Conversion of lignocellulose and crude glycerol to lipids by oleaginous yeasts - physiology and diversity. Charlotta.Eriksson@slu.se Mikolaj Chmielarz defends his thesis "Conversion of

CANCELLED: Final Conference of Mistra Biotech

anna.lehrman@slu.se Mistra Biotech is a research programme focusing on the use of biotechnology in crop and livestock breeding for sustainable and competitive agriculture. It started in 2012 and is

Genetically modified plant acquires more organic nitrogen from agricultural soil

The model plant thale cress acquires organic nitrogen from the soil, although its roots do not form symbiosis with mycorrhizal fungi. This is shown in a study, led by SLU researchers. They also show

Diss Jonas Ohlsson

Salix as a biorefinery feedstock: An inquiry into factors affecting conversion performance charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Jonas Ohlsson defends his thesis "Salix as a biorefinery feedstock: An inquiry

Kamil Demski

My main scientific interests concern enzymes involved in lipid synthesis in plants, especially crops like rapeseed (Brassica napus) and camelina (Camelina sativa). I am trying to decipher the enzymes

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack anne.honsel@slu.se The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack (PhD student in Yvon's group

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group anne.honsel@slu.se The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   10:00 – 10:35 Anthony Hall Professor, Earlham Institute,

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

Plant and livestock researchers have great use of Nobel Prize awarded genetic scissors

Several research groups at SLU work with the "genetic scissor", the gene editing tool which is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year. A recent popular science publication from SLU describes

Transgenic trees perform well in a Swedish field trial

Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Umeå University have developed genetically modified hybrid aspen that have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.

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