EVENT: Alles Kaktus? - Sukkulentenausstellung

12 Jun 2015 – 10 Jan 2016, Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich


EVENT: Tackling Wicked Problems – PSC Summer School 2015

21–25 September 2015, Einsiedeln, Switzerland


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Cereal biotechnology research for crop improvement

Plant Biotechnology

Cereals, such as rice and wheat, are important source of food worldwide but they contain very low levels of bioavailable...

Ecosystem and vegetation responses to climatic change, disturbance and land use

Paleoecology and Vegetation Dynamics

We use a long-term perspective to address questions about the ecological and societal consequences of climatic change. O...

Phyllosphere microbiome


Plants do not exist as sterile organisms but are populated by microorganisms both below (rhizosphere) and above the grou...

Plant-animal interactions and ecosystem function

Ecology of Plant Reproduction

The ecology of plant reproductive processes underlies the composition and dynamics of ecosystems and is essential for th...

Primary carbohydrate metabolism and protein complexes


Plants rely on an efficient and balanced use of their photoassimilates and sucrose is crucial for energy homeostasis. Al...

Systematic mycology

Systematic Mycology


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Applications for advanced training in Integrated Crop Management The University of Neuchâtel in collaboration with CABI International (Delémont, Jura) offer a: - Masters of Advanced Studies...