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Plant biotechnology

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


Det finns 9 sidor som är taggade med Plant biotechnology:
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A new potato for everyone who likes slow carbohydrates

Potatoes. Photo: Viktor Wrange A novel potato that contains modified starch has been developed by researchers in plant breeding, and now, a study carried out by food scientists shows that the modification has resulted in a healthier starch. Considering ...

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Food Evolution - film screening and discussion

In the GMO debate, both pro and anti camps claim science is on their side. Who"s right? With the movie FOOD EVOLUTION director Scott Hamilton Kennedy wish to show how easily misinformation, confusion and fear can overwhelm objective analysis. On September ...

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Chinese investment in climate-friendly rice from SLU

Mr Zheng Fang and Torleif Härd, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences at SLU, after signing the agreement. Photo: Jenny Svennås-Gillner, SLU Today, Wednesday, an agreement was signed by the Swedish University of Agricultural ...

Award to Chuanxin Sun from society for plant physiology

Award to Chuanxin Sun from society for plant physiology

SLU researcher Chuanxin Sun has recently received the "Physiologia Plantarum Award", by the Scandinavian Society for Plant Physiology (Societas Physiologiae Plantarum Scandinavica). Chuanxin Sun's research has resulted in a climate-friendly rice that ...

Torgny Näsholm

Torgny Näsholm

My main topic of interest is plant nitrogen nutrition. Boreal forests are often nitrogen limited and it was assumed this was because of a limitation of production of inorganic nitrogen forms in the cold and acid soils of this biome. Research within ...

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UPSC Berzelii Centre becomes Vinnova Competence Centre

Ove Nilsson, director of the current UPSC Berzelii Centre and the new UPSC Centre for Forest Biotechnology. VINNOVA, Sweden"s Innovation Agency, has decided to continue funding the activities of the UPSC Berzelii Centre for Forest Biotechnology for ...

Jens Sundström

Jens Sundström

Selected publications - Selected scientific publications: Giacomello, S., Salmén, F., Terebieniec, B.K., Vickovic, S., Navarro, J.F., Alexeyenko, A., Reimegard, J., McKee, L.S., Mannapperum, C., Bulone, V., Ståhl, O.L., Sundström, J.F., Street, N.R. ...

Panagiotis Nikolaou Moschou

Panagiotis Nikolaou Moschou

Associate Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology (2016-) Presentation - Research description Our research is focused on the role of catabolic pathways such as RNA degradation and proteolysis, particularly in relation to cell development and stress ...

Martin Weih

Martin Weih

Martin Weih is a professor of plant ecology and eco-physiology of agricultural crops. Main research focus is on plant - plant and plant - environment interactions in crop production. Major research activities focus on the evaluation and improvement ...