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Plant biotechnology

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


There are 39 pages tagged with Plant biotechnology:

RNA i sprutan kan ersätta kemisk bekämpning mot potatisbladmögel

Find a press release in English from The American Phytopathological Society (APS) here. Contact Ramesh Vetukuri , docent Department of plant breeding Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,

SEK 91 million to forest tree research

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, SSF, has awarded funding to three projects in forest research. María Rosario García-Gil, Ove Nilsson, both SLU and Stefan Jansson, Umeå University, want

Successful tree modifications should be gentle and not compromise plant growth and development

Evgeniy Donev, PhD student in Ewa Mellerowicz group at UPSC, investigated different modification strategies to genetically improve hybrid aspen for biofuel production. The idea is to make sugars in

Wood properties affect the efficiency of nanocellulose extraction

Nanocellulose forms the basis of many novel materials and is used already now for a wide range of different applications. Anne Bünder, PhD student in Totte Niittylä’s group, investigated how wood

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. Mikolaj Chmielarz defends his thesis "Conversion of lignocellulose and crude glycerol to

Diss Jonas Ohlsson

Salix as a biorefinery feedstock: An inquiry into factors affecting conversion performance Jonas Ohlsson defends his thesis "Salix as a biorefinery feedstock: An inquiry into factors affecting

Kamil Demski

kamil.demski@slu.se 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

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

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   Yvon Jaillais and Lise Noack (PhD student in Yvon's group) Cell Signaling and

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group

Virtual UPSC Cutting-Edge Seminar with the Anthony Hall group The UPSC Cutting-Edge seminar series goes online.   10:00 – 10:35 Anthony Hall Professor, Earlham Institute, Norwich Research Park,

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

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