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Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology


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Aspens are passive savers in times of plenty

Aspen trees are not relying on their starch reserves when grown under benign conditions. This is shown in a new study with modified aspen defective in starch synthesis. The starch-lacking trees were

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods

Plant Breeding – The key to food security and improved foods malin.planting@slu.se In honour of the 2022 Bertebos Prize Laureate, Professor Rodomiro Ortiz, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop

Breeding at SLU - internal workshop katja.fedrowitz@slu.se A workshop to enhance collaboration of breeding researchers at SLU. There will be research presentations, an excursion, and discussion

Fertilisation reshapes the tree-fungi relationship in boreal forests

How do nutritional changes affect the interaction between trees and soil microorganisms? This has long remained a black box but a new study has shed light onto this cryptic association. It shows that

Seed money call for interdisciplinary research

teresia.borgman@slu.se To strengthen interdisciplinary research, Future Forests is launching a seed money call in subjects related to forest sciences and sustainable forestry development. Vad kan

Special call for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians in breeding research at SLU

The SLU Breeding Network has currently a special call open for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) for attending courses or conferences

UPSC Seminar: Colin Averill

Forests and their Fungi: Molecular interactions at macro scale anne.honsel@slu.se UPSC Seminarium with Colin Averill, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich, Schweiz UPSC Seminar

Seedling performance is modulated by soil properties and soil microorganisms

How do soil properties and microorganisms in the soil influence seedling growth? David Castro, PhD student in Vaughan Hurry’s group at UPSC and SLU showed in his PhD thesis that understanding this

Fascination of Plants Day

Fascination of Plants Day in Umeå anne.honsel@slu.se We will show you the amazing world of plants. Pass by and get fascinated! Flower with bee (Photo: Christopher Tompkins) Which kind of plants

Professorial inauguration SLU Umeå 2022

helena.pennlov.smedberg@slu.se New professors at SLU Umeå will be inaugurated at a ceremony on Friday, 6 May. Anyone wishing to attend the inauguration ceremony can contact the academy stewards at

Dissertation David Castro

Who comes first? Implications of the plant-microbiome-soil continuum feedback on plant performance charlotta.bergstrom@slu.se David Castro defends his thesis "Who comes first? Implications of the

Lectures by new professors at SLU Umeå

helena.pennlov.smedberg@slu.se On Friday 6 May the lectures from the new professors at SLU Umeå will be broadcasted. Hannele Tuominen, professor of forestry-related plant physiology. Friday 6 May

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