About the project
The research project “
Salix Molecular Breeding Actions”
– started in December 2011 and is a continuation of the former project "
High and sustainable biomass production of Salix: bridging molecular genetics, ecophysiology and plant breeding
" (2007-2011). It is a collaboration between
The Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences at SLU
and the company
. The project is financed by the
Swedish Energy Agency
, SLU and
Lantmännen SW Seed
. It runs until 2010 with a total budget of 35.9 million SEK (2007-2011) plus 24.9 million SEK (2011-2015).
The project is coordinated by
Prof. Sara von Arnold
(Department of Plant Biology and Forest Genetics, SLU).