EVENT: International Fascination of Plants Day 2017

18 May 2017, global


EVENT: 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

26–30 Jun 2017, Geneva


Current Research Topics in the SPSW



Ethnobotanical studies involve the investigation of biocultural diversity and thus the interactions between plants and p...

Molecular genetic control of seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana

Plant Developmental Genetics, Hormone Signaling

Land plant’s success to colonize different continental environments lies in part in their ability to produce seeds: st...

Plant conservation genetics and applied molecular ecology

Conservation Genetics and Applied Molecular Ecology

Humans continue to modify landscapes at an alarming rate. Major consequences of this are the fragmentation of habitats i...

Plant primary metabolism - From basic research to crop productivity

Plant Biochemistry

The domestication of crops was a landmark in the development of human civilisation. Today, most of our food and many of ...

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...

Tropical plant biodiversity and biogeography

Tropical Pant Biodiversity and Biogeography

Plant species and assemblages show distinct geographical distribution patterns. In my research I attempt to discern the ...

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