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Department of Plant Breeding

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The Legume Factory

The plant-based protein market is growing both in Sweden and globally. A Swedish soybean production that meets the needs of Swedish plant protein for the food industry, and that is environmentally

Naga Charan Konakalla receives royal award for research on nano carriers for targeted pesticide delivery

Naga Charan Konakalla has been awarded a prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50-year fund for science, technology and the environment, for his work on virus-like proteins as nano carriers for targeted

Workshop on plant breeding and methods

lisa.beste@slu.se SLU Grogrund is arranging a workshop on 28 May, 09:30 am – 3:00 pm with a focus on the latest methodology for use in plant breeding such as gene editing, high-throughput

Diss Martin Friberg

Gene editing for increased tuber protein utilization in potato (Solanum tuberosum) lotta.malmborg@slu.se Martin Friberg, Department of Plant Breeding, defends the thesis "Gene editing for increased


Exploring the genetic toolbox for climate-resilient spring wheat : drought impact on yield, breadmaking quality, nutritional value and toxicity lotta.malmborg@slu.se Lan Yuzhou defends the thesis "

A new bacterial consortium can combat economically important wheat disease

A new promising mix of bacteria is identified for managing Fusarium head blight, a disease that cause economical losses worldwide. This biological control method could be a step towards using less

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

Dissertation Johanna Osterman

Advancing red clover breeding through genomic selection methods lotta.malmborg@slu.se Johanna Osterman, Department of Plant Breeding, defends the thesis "Advancing red clover breeding through

The genetic scissors - not a magic wand but competitive tools in plant breeding

If the genetic scissors Crispr/Cas9 get green light in the EU, more researchers and plant breeders will be able to develop so-called gene edited varieties of crops, which in various ways could

Workshopserie forskningsinfrastruktur LTV-fakulteten

Research infrastructure workshop series at LTV faculty internkommunikation@slu.se Welcome to workshop 2 to discuss three more research infrastructures. LTV Articum 2 Alnarp Workshop 2 The LTV


IDA: Interdisciplinarity for better natural resource management and food production in rooftop greenhouses futurefood@slu.se Save the date: Welcome to an inspiring day about interdisciplinary

SLU's focus on food science

A significant portion of SLU's research revolves around putting food on the table. It is an ever-relevant issue in society during a time of changing climates and a need for increased food resilience.