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Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Broad-spectrum resistance against fungal diseases in cereals

Molecular Plant-Pathogen Interactions

Cereal crops in the field are constantly attacked by fungal pathogens, such as the rust diseases, Fusarium or mildews. F...

Chlorophyll breakdown

Chloroplast Metabolism

Chlorophyll breakdown is the most obvious sign of leaf senescence, but occurs also during fruit ripening and as response...

Discovering how chloroplasts are made

Chloroplasts and Photosynthesis

The chloroplast is the site of photosynthesis in plants. Most of the chloroplast proteins must be imported from the cyto...

Environmental science and policy

Reconciliation of Conservation and Development

Global human population will continue to grow over the next four decades. The ensuing demands for water, food and energy...

Evolutionary genomics and ecology of macro- and microevolutionary transitions

Evolutionary Genomics

Our group is fascinated by the diversity and evolution of living organisms, populations and ecological systems. Our prim...

Spatial ecology and remote sensing

Spatial Ecology and Remote Sensing

Solar radiation and its partitioning in vegetation canopies is an important factor influencing ecosystem processes such ...

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