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utlysningen IDA3 tillfalle2_eng

The call from the Interdisciplinary Academy – Q&A session and match making futurefood@slu.se Welcome to a lunch webinar about the call for new applicants to the Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) at

Doctoral thesis on sustainable plant production adapted to climate change

On Thursday, Alessio Costa will defend his doctoral thesis. He shows how crop rotation diversity, i.e. how farmers switch between different crops on their fields, can benefit food security and

Grass snake winter survival decreased in warmer climate

Swedish grass snakes are the northernmost egg-laying reptiles in the world. A 68-year data sampling shows that grass snakes are benefiting from longer and warmer summers, but their winter survival

Are pests adapting to the push-pull system?

Ecologically intensified farms in Kenya, where biodiversity is carefully managed, maintain successful pest control over time. That is the result of a research study published in 2023. The idea of

A Resilient and Sustainable Food System

A Resilient and Sustainable Food System markmiljo-webb@slu.se How are we working on sustainable food systems in Sweden? How do we ensure fertile farmland? During Sweden Innovation Days 2024, Jennie

Xinyan Ruan

xinyan.ruan@slu.se I am a PhD student working on the immunity of honeybees. I am originally from China, where I obtained my first bachelor's degree in Plant Protection and minor degree in Applied

utlysningen IDA3 tillfalle1_eng

The call from the Interdisciplinary Academy – Q&A session and match making futurefood@slu.se Welcome to a lunch webinar about the call for new applicants to the Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) at

Kvinnomaraton - Symposium for women in research

markmiljo-webb@slu.se Are you a female researcher interested in meeting other female researchers to network and discuss common interests? Welcome to The Society of Women Researchers annual event

PhD Halftime Seminar by Erica Packard

markmiljo-webb@slu.se Welcome to Erica Packard's halftime seminar. In this presentation, Erica Packard will elaborate on the findings from her first project on exploring ectomycorrhizal decomposers

Unique landscape experiment for sustainable food production and biodiversity

The Kamprad family's foundation finances a new project at the Swedish University of Agriculture's research facility,Lövsta outside Uppsala. The project focuses on the reintegration of crop production

Dark fungi in the roots can be important players in the forest ecosystem

Among the roots of trees, fungi and bacteria live in a complex web of different types of interactions. In the roots, we find fungi with dark-coloured hyphae that appear to play an important,

Not an effective climate strategy to leave fallow agricultural land on drained peat

Agriculture on drained peatlands results in significant carbon dioxide emissions. Under the EU Common Agricultural Policy, direct payments are offered to farms that set aside (leave fallow)

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