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Fish farms popping up on land

Fish farming in lakes and seas is often considered bad for the environment, whereas fish farmed on land is mainly seen as a brilliant idea. But is it really that simple? Read the report from the

Fish farms popping up on land

Fish farming in lakes and seas is often considered bad for the environment, whereas fish farmed on land is mainly seen as a brilliant idea. But is it really that simple? Read the report from the

New environmentally friendly way to extract valuable rare earth elements

A new efficient and environmentally friendly method to extract rare earth elements, used in cell phones and computers, from solutions using magnetic nanoparticles has been developed by researchers at

Vertical fractionation at ley harvest has a potential to improve nutritional quality

This project investigated the potential of vertical fractionation of a ley crop at harvest into a more digestible and energy dense part suitable for dairy cows and a part with lower digestibility for

Vertical fractionation at ley harvest has a potential to improve nutritional quality

This project investigated the potential of vertical fractionation of a ley crop at harvest into a more digestible and energy dense part suitable for dairy cows and a part with lower digestibility for

Food chains waggle as nature’s calendar shifts across a continent

With climate warming, nature’s springtime events are becoming earlier and autumn events later. But across the giant region of Russia with neighbors, the rate with which an event is shifting in time

Food chains waggle as nature’s calendar shifts across a continent

With climate warming, nature’s springtime events are becoming earlier and autumn events later. But across the giant region of Russia with neighbors, the rate with which an event is shifting in time

biocontrolfungi

Several species of the fungus Clonostachys have been shown to have the potential to be used as biological control agents in a new study from SLU. Eleven fungal genomes have been sequenced and

SLU’s strawberry app 1.0 – few reports but a lot of attention

This summer, gardeners throughout Sweden could report which organisms lived on their strawberries, such as insects, birds and diseases. The SLU team behind the strawberry app had hoped for more

How can the authorization of microbial control agents in the EU be rationalized?

A study at SLU and University of Copenhagen investigated why the authorization process for microbiological plant protection agents is lengthier in the European union than in other comparable

New pest management approaches can benefit pollinators

The demand for pollinator-dependent crops is increasing. At the same time agriculture is challenged with increasing restrictions on pesticides. Integrated pest management has been suggested as a way

Methyl jasmonate protects conifer seedlings from pine weevil damage for over a year

Treatment of Norway spruce seedlings with the plant hormone methyl jasmonate (MJ), can effectively reduce insect damage— and this protection can last over a year, according to a recent study from the

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