The Knowledge Park at SLU

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the The Knowledge Park at SLU

The Knowledge Park is a facility dedicated to teaching and research about plants and landscaping within the field of built environment in Sweden at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

Main Address:
The Knowledge Park at SLU
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU
Almas Allé 11
Uppsala
Uppsala 75651 Sweden

Telephone: +46 18-67 14 86
Fax:
URL: https://www.slu.se/en/about-slu/locations/slu-uppsala/knowledge-garden/
Primary Email: kunskapsparken@slu.se

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: John Lööf Green
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 59.816068
    Longitude: 17.663398
    Annual Rainfall: 550 mm
    Altitude: 30.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: SLU Kunskapsparken
  • Local Address: Almas allé 11 756 51 Uppsala
  • Locality: City: Uppsala
  • Locality: State: Uppsala län

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 40

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1041
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Horticulture: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: No