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Department of Plant Physiology

The Department of Plant Physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre. Our main activities are academic research in experimental plant biology where the major aim is to understand all aspects of plants in relation to the environment in which they live.

Education
Education

We are teaching at Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels.

Research
Research

The research at the department is focusing on different aspects of plant adaptation to their environment.

About the Department
About the Department

The Department of plant physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre.

Latest news

Making sense of complex tree data
Published: 26 Jun, 2020

Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.

Microalgae high potential for lipid production and water cleaning
Published: 23 Jun, 2020

Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.

Transgenic trees perform well in a Swedish field trial
Published: 22 Jun, 2020

UPSC study show that genetically modified wood have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.