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Naga Charan Konakalla receives royal award for research on nano carriers for targeted pesticide delivery

Naga Charan Konakalla has been awarded a prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50-year fund for science, technology and the environment, for his work on virus-like proteins as nano carriers for targeted

Tolerant trees and resilient forests - communicating for change

Tolerant trees and resilient forests - communicating for change cajsa.lithell@slu.se How do we move from fact to impact? Welcome to a workshop on popular science communication for kids and

Vahideh Rafiei receives royal award for research on biocontrol of cereal diseases

Vahideh Rafiei has been awarded a prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf's 50-year fund for science, technology and the environment, for her work on biological control of Fusarium species that cause

The gout fly - a new pest of spring wheat

The gout fly came to southern Sweden in 2019 and damages spring wheat. Hanna Kollberg has compiled information about the biology, damage and control of the corn fly in Sweden in her bachelor's thesis

Cultivar mixtures may reduce aphid problems in the future

Aphids are causing problems for agriculture worldwide and there is a great need to find alternatives to chemical pesticides. Sokha Kheam's thesis shows that it may be possible to reduce infestations

Sign up for two days of networking around plant protection and forest damage

Welcome to a networking symposium 2–3 October, arranged by the SLU Plant Protection Network and the SLU Forest Damage Centre for staff at SLU active in these areas. The meeting is held in Umeå. The

Networking symposium on plant protection and forest damage

katja.fedrowitz@slu.se Welcome to a networking symposium arranged by SLU Plant Protection Network and SLU Forest Damage Centre for staff at SLU active in these areas. The meeting is held in English

New handbook on mycorrhizae

Symbiosis between plants and mycorrhiza-forming fungi can contribute ecosystem services such as improved plant nutrient supply and increased tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress. New handbook on

Comparative genomics of the biocontrol fungus Clonostachys rosea

cajsa.lithell@slu.se Welcome to the seminar "Comparative genomics of the biocontrol fungus Clonostachys rosea" by Magnus Karlsson from the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology at SLU.

Intensive agriculture results in less reliable weed control from seed eaters

To increase crop productivity, agriculture relies on intensive use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers. In a new study, researchers show that with intensive agriculture, there is a risk of losing

Diverse crop rotations can give greater cereal yields in a changing climate

The importance of a good crop rotation is known, but analyses of 32 decade-long cropping experiments across Europe and North America have clarified the benefits. One conclusion is that diversifying

Exploring the future of agrobiodiversity

Increased agrobiodiversity is expected to provide more resilient ecosystem services in our farmlands. Mattias Jonsson and Ariani Wartenberg aim to improve agrobiodiversity for resilient pest control

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