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Department of Plant Protection Biology

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Herd immunity in food crops for increased food safety

Can heard immunity in food crops be achieved through speckled use of resistant cultivars, biocontrol and chemical fungicides? This will be investigated in a new research project at SLU financed by

Open Meeting FDC

Open meeting SLU Skogsskadecentrum katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Welcome to the Open Meeting of the SLU Forest Damage Centre on 19-20 January at the Aronsborg conference centre in Bålsta. The meeting is

The fungus that attracts male flies to mate with carcasses

A parasitic fungus tricks healthy houseflies into mating with infected, dead female flies of the same species. The fungus is specific to houseflies and may, in the long term, be developed into a

Mudassir Iqbal receives royal award for research on biocontrol

Researcher Mudassir Iqbal has received an award for research on biological pesticides from King Carl XVI Gustaf 50th Anniversary Fund for Science, Technology and Environment. The scholarship was

Call to attend conferences in plant protection

The SLU Plant Protection Network is launching a special call for researchers at SLU for attending conferences relevant to their study subject or project work within the area of plant protection/plant

Healthy harvest in a changing climate

As a contribution to towards Stockholm+50 – and to mark the first ever UN International Day of Plant Health (12 May) – SLU together with CGIAR partners recently held a webinar on the theme of

Ecosystem resilience for farm resilience

Ecosystem resilience for farm resilience malin.planting@slu.se As a yearly event the agroecology students organize an agroecology day. Welcome! Alnarp, Sweden Teun Dekker, Researcher at the 

Malaria Day

Today, we pay attention to malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases because it is World Malaria Day. Established by the World Health Organization (WHO), the day is an opportunity to highlight the

Plant Health seminar

Healthy harvests in a changing climate agnes.bondesson@slu.se Plant health film Smallholder plant health in a changing climate - harnessing nature-based solutions. A seven minute film about plant

Interdisciplinary projects receive internal funding

Four projects have been granted funding as part of the investments being made by the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science (LTV) into collaborations between

Workshop Science communication @LTV(2)

Workshop on communication in grant applications ida.andersson@slu.se Welcome to this workshop on communication in grant applications. The workshop is ment for researchers at the Faculty of

Longer shelf-life and healthier strawberries

A biocontrol fungus has been demonstrated to decrease gray mold substantially in strawberry plants when vectored by bumblebees. This led to improved shelf life of the harvested strawberries with