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Horticulture is a field of study that can focus on taking care of plants and cultivating the land. Landscaping, soil management and plant conservation can play a part in horticulture studies. Those who study this branch of agriculture may learn both the science and business of growing plants.
Nicknamed the “Gold Town”, Skellefteå is known to have been a mining city. It is still an industrial city with other commercial actitivites thriving alongside that of mining.
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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally
Master's Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology
Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. The program is based upon a set of coordinated courses which together amount to 80 credits (120 ECTS credits) spread over two years. Up-to-date knowledge is provided about plant cell and molecular biology as well as plant growth and development. This is applied in the fields of plant breeding, biotechnology, and functional genomics. The program is organized by the Department of Plant Physiology (Umeå University) and the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) which together form the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The education is anchored around the various research topics of UPSC....