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Biotic threats to Pine stands in Northern Fennoscandia

Excursion: Biotic threats to Pine stands in Northern Fennoscandia cajsa.lithell@slu.se Welcome to an excursion that aims compare and discuss the damages by ungulates and pathogenic fungi (in

Crop protection futures in agriculture-en

Crop protection futures in agriculture futurefood@slu.se Crop production is the vital basis for our food system, but the current set up is highly dependent on inputs of chemical pesticides and

Political deafness may impede transition to biological control

The EU Commission has proposed a new Regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products. One of its goals is that chemical control has largely been replaced with biological control not

Kraftsamling växthälsa

Plant Health Joint Action (Kraftsamling växthälsa) katja.fedrowitz@slu.se SLU together with the Swedish Board of Agriculture have developed a plan for a Plant Health Joint Action (Kraftsamling

International Day of Plant Health

katja.fedrowitz@slu.se The International Day of Plant Health (I.D.P.H.) is an annual celebration held on May 12 to raise awareness about protecting plant health to improve food security,

Stakeholder event - SLU Plant Protection Network

Stakeholder event - SLU Plant Protection Network & SLU Forest Damage Centre katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Welcome to the SLU Network Plant Protection's second external stakeholder event, where we will get

The invasive Spanish slug is attacked by parasitic worms

For the first time, a survey of slug-parasitic worms was conducted in Sweden. Parasitizing worms could potentially reduce the size of slug populations that cause yield losses in agriculture, such as

SLU Centre for Biological Control's annual report 2022

“SLU has never had such a strong position in biological control as now”, says Johan Stenberg, the Director of the SLU Centre for Biological Control, CBC. Now, CBC’s annual popular science overview of

Paul Kardol – new Professor in forest microbiology

Paul Kardol researches plant-soil interactions and ecosystem processes. The last ten years he has been investigating the subarctic tundra in northern Sweden and focused on questions related to global

SLU Forest Damage Centre Research School - Second Call for applications for support to PhD positions – extension of deadline for applications with external financial model

The SLU Forest Damage Centre Research School had a second call for applications which closed on the 15th of January 2023. It is now being prolonged for the external financial model, i.e. for doctoral

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

Soil fungi and bacteria stabilize vegetation in the subartic

Global warming is changing subarctic and arctic ecosystems with profound consequences for life in the north. Interactions between plants and soil microbial communities are key for the stability of