Potential of faba beans, rich in protein, has been unlocked
Faba beans have been an excellent source of food protein since pre-historic times, but about 5% of people, mostly from regions where malaria has...
Insects play a major role in food security – both as pests and as pollinators
Ian Hardy started in April as the Professor of Agricultural Entomology at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry.
Does cattle grazing have future in Finnish dairy production?
The new Graze-WELL project will harness the expertise of specialists at the University of Helsinki and the Natural Resources Institute of...
Kaisa Rissanen received a dissertation award from the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The results of the award-winning dissertation refine the understanding of the role of boreal coniferous forests in mitigating climate change.
Mäkelä and Mikkonen both receive Ascending Investigator Grants from Novo Nordisk Foundation
Academy Fellow Miia Mäkelä and Associate Professor Kirsi Mikkonen have both secured the highly competed Ascending Investigator Grants from Novo...
Research helps turn fields into carbon sinks
Fields that are green year-round continuously bind atmospheric carbon. Researchers are currently investigating the scope of this carbon...
Precision harvesting helps assess the impact of logging before it takes place
Professor Jori Uusitalo develops digital techniques that improve the planning of timber harvesting.
A new strain of a well-known probiotic grows well in milk, potentially offering help for treating infants’ intestinal problems
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have created a strain of the Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GG probiotic that is able to utilise both...