EVENT: Botanica Sudalpina Conference 2017

18 November 2017, Lugano, Switzerland


EVENT: IsoCycles 2017

15-20 Oct 2017, Monte Verita, Ticino, Switzerland


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Elucidating and promoting sustainable agriculture across the world

Sustainable Agroecosystems

In order to understand sustainable agriculture and implement it, we need to elucidate the feedbacks between ecosystem ma...

Evolutionary genomics of plant adaptation and speciation

Plant Evolutionary Genomics

Understanding the genetics of adaptation, reproductive isolation and speciation has always been of great interest to bio...

Genetics and diversity of rhizobia-legume symbioses

Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Microbiology

Inside specialized cells of leguminous plants, soil bacteria known collectively as rhizobia convert chemically inert atm...

Molecular mechanisms of light-regulated growth and development in plants

Plant Photoreceptor-Mediated Signal Transduction

Both genetic and environmental factors influence growth and development of any living organism. Plant development is ver...

Plant cell wall dynamics in plant growth and stress response

Plant Cell Biology

The plant cell wall is a complex network of carbohydrate-based polymers that controls overall plant morphogenesis and pr...

Plant developmental biology

Plant Developmental Biology

Leaf development. The vegetative shoot apical meristem consists of a small group of dividing cells, which give ri...

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