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Drylands Transform summing up 2021

Every year has its own challenges and this year Covid-19 has been one of them. However, during 2021 Drylands Transform has started work in four study sites in the borders of Kenya and Uganda and the

Joachim de Miranda

The SLU Bee Health Research group's homepage The H2020 POSHBEE Project https://slubar1.slu.se/cnv/format/pers?q=email:joachim.de.miranda@slu.se&lang=en&rows=10000&sortorder=publication_year&format=

Barbara Locke Grandér

My research focuses on understanding host-parasite adaptations and interactions between honey bees, Varroa mites and the lethal bee viruses vectored by the mite. I further examine anthropogenic

Seed predators help us to control weeds in the fields

Many small rodents and carabid beetles like to eat weed seeds and we benefit from that in agriculture. New research at SLU shows that these seed predators can reduce the population of weeds - in this

Nationella växtskyddskonferensen 2022

Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2022 Welcome to the Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2022! The conference will mainly be held in Swedish, but contributions in English are also welcome. SLU

POSTPONED: Nationella växtskyddskonferensen 2021(2)

POSTPONED: Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2021 Please note that the conference has been postponed until 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic situation. The conference will mainly be held in

More predators in food webs weakens predictive ability of single-trait models

Researchers from SLU has shown how an increasing number of predator species weakens the ability of a single-trait food web model to predict experimentally observed outcomes of trophic interactions.

Är insekter bra mat på långa rymdresor?

There is a challenge to supply astronauts with enough nutritious food, especially during prolonged spaceflight or future planetary missions. Using insects to produce human food from waste is an

Share your research at the Science Festival SciFest in March!

At SciFest, you have the chance to present your research to school students and the general public. You can count on many questions and exciting discussions. All you need is an interesting and fun

Sara Capitán

sara.capitan@slu.se M.S. Agronomy & Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming B.S. Zoology & Biology, Humboldt State University  https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&tzom=-60&

Fabian Bötzl

I am interested in integrating beneficial natural ecosystem services into agricultural production to make it more sustainable in the light of global change. Special focus on natural pest control, its

School grounds conservation activities create excitement, empathy and fascination in young people

Conservation activities have the potential to empower young people to directly address environmental issues, and to develop a strong connection to a local place, according to Andrew Ruck, researcher