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Two ERC starting grants to SLU

This year, two SLU researchers are awarded one of the most prestigious research grants in Europe, a starting grant from the European Research Council (ERC): Petra Marhava, for studies of how plants

New SLF-projekt: Intercropping for more sustainable oilseed rape production

Georg Carlsson was has been granted funding from SLF (Swedish farmers’ foundation for agricultural research) for three years, where researchers from different SLU-departments and HS konsult will

Seed predators help us to control weeds in the fields

Many small rodents and carabid beetles like to eat weed seeds and we benefit from that in agriculture. New research at SLU shows that these seed predators can reduce the population of weeds - in this

Drought tolerance research at SLU is gaining wings

Salme Timmusk has received 4,5 million SEK from Vetenskapsrådet for research on finger millet and sorghum interactions to microbiome of their wild relatives. The aim is to study the possibilities to

Nationella växtskyddskonferensen 2022

Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2022 Welcome to the Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2022! The conference will mainly be held in Swedish, but contributions in English are also welcome. SLU

POSTPONED: Nationella växtskyddskonferensen 2021(2)

POSTPONED: Swedish Plant Protection Conference 2021 Please note that the conference has been postponed until 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic situation. The conference will mainly be held in

Hanna Friberg elected to international organisation for plant protection

Hanna Friberg has been elected to the council of IOBC wprs, an international organisation that works with research and development of biological and integrated control of plant pests. IOBC stands for

Special call for PhD students, postdocs and technicians within the area of plant protection/plant health at SLU

The SLU Plant Protection Network is launching a special call for PhD students, postdocs, and technicians at SLU for attending online conferences or pursuing alternative professional development

CBC Formas

Mukesh Dubey, Paul Egan and Paul Becher have received research grants for their projects on plant protection from Formas' annual open call. Formas funds research for ecologically, economically and

Transdisciplinary research in plant pathology wins award

Phenomics is a relatively new transdisciplinary research area where you try to capture large amount of image data to understand all sorts of biological phenomena. In his master thesis, Eric Javier

Insects and rodents can keep agricultural weeds in check

By increasing biodiversity and taking advantage of ecosystem services, we can reduce the use of herbicides in agriculture. An example of an ecosystem service is seed predation by insects and rodents.

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