Plant Sciences

Plant Sciences

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Photo: Marianne Mork

Plant science constitutes Bioforsk's core competence. Understanding the basic processes in plants, and knowledge of pests, diseases and weeds, is required to develop good plant protection strategies.

The fundamentals of plant biosynthesis is of major importance to produce plants for defined purposes. Plant biotechnology is needed to understand the basic processes in plants, how they are controlled and how they can be altered.