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Plant biotechnology

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


There are 42 pages tagged with Plant biotechnology:

Genome Editing of Rapeseed using CRISPR/Cas9 for Reducing Antinutritional Compounds in the Seed Cake

Genome Editing of Rapeseed using CRISPR/Cas9 for Reducing Antinutritional Compounds in the Seed Cake fredrik.reslow@slu.se Oliver Moss , Dept of Plant Breeding will give his half-time seminar

Large Wallenberg grant to Stéphanie Robert for studies on how plant cells get their "identity"

Professor Stéphanie Robert of SLU will lead a research project awarded over SEK 32 million by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The aim is to explore how plant cells get their "identity", how

Workshop om rapsens möjligheter

Workshop on the possibilities of rapeseed ida.andersson@slu.se Students at SLU and Lund University are invited to a workshop focusing on the possibilities of rapeseed. Study visit to a rapeseed

Kishore Vishwanathan

kishore.vishwanathan@slu.se Postdoctoral researcher working on molecular plant-microbe interactions in the boreal forests and also the Chair of SLU Postdoc Association (SLUPA). My research is

Miguel Ángel Corrales Gutiérrez

miguel.angel.corrales.gutierrez@slu.se I was born and I have grown in Málaga, Adalusia. As this region has one of the  best climates for crop production and an important agricultural sector, I have

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

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

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