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Forest damages

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SLU Plant Protection Network kick-off

cajsa.lithell@slu.se Come, meet and connect with others at SLU working within plant protection or plant health. Get to know and help shaping our new SLU Plant Protection Network, and find out what

Diana Marciulyniene

As a forest pathologist I integrate quantitative and qualitative data to learn more about ecological, economic, and sociocultural factors that sustains the structure, composition, processes, function

Langning Huo

2016 – 2017  Forestry remote sensing and geographic information system (Practice), Beijing Forestry University 2021 – 2022  Improved detection and prediction of spruce bark beetle infestations,

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

Continually active defence important against ash dieback

For almost 30 years, ash dieback has ravaged the ash trees of Europe. Millions of trees are gone, and yet some do survive. We still know little about why that is. A new study from the Swedish

Spruce seeds threatened

Spruce seeds from selected trees are crucial to secure replanting of harvested forest. Unfortunately, the production is lacking, partly due to damages caused by the pathogenic fungus Thekopsora

Are there pests associated with the trade in ornamental plants that pose a high risk to Nordic coniferous forests?

In a recently published study we screened and ranked plant pests potentially associated with trade of ornamental plants to identify pests that could pose a high risk to Nordic coniferous forests. –

Alders lack resistance against aggressive type of pathogen

The risk is high for wide-spread attacks on alder trees in a warmer Sweden. This is the conclusion drawn by SLU scientists after having observed that the alder population will not be able to adapt to

New pathogen particularly aggressive on thirsty, fast growing pines

The pine pathogen Diplodia sapinea earned infamy overnight in 2016, when it was first exposed as the causal agent of a larger disease outbreak in a Swedish pine forest. In a new study, researchers

Carmen Romeralo Tapia

I studied forestry (BSc and MSc) and made my PhD on Forest Pathology. I am interested in studying tree fungal diseases, host-pathogen interactions and control of plant diseases, especially biological

Media coverage important to public support of actions against invasive species

Invasive species cause great damage in forests, parks and gardens, and political action is needed to prevent and limit new outbreaks. A new study from among others SLU shows that the acceptance