EVENT: biology 18

15-16 February 2018, Neuchâtel, Switzerland


EVENT: Plant Biology Europe 2018

18–21 June 2018, Copenhagen Denmark


Current Research Topics in the SPSW

Experimental fungal community assembly

Molecular Ecology of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

We aim at understanding the ecological and evolutionary determinants of biodiversity in natural arbuscular mycorrhizal f...

Experimental plant ecology

Plant Ecology

Two of the most pressing challenges facing ecologists are forecasting the spread of non-native species and predicting th...

Plant cell and molecular biology

Plant Cell and Molecular Biology


Polyploidization and stress response in plants

Evolutionary Genomics

Polyploidization is a frequently observed phenomenon in plant species. It has played an important role as a driving forc...

Radiation of the Cape flora

Systematic Botany

The species diversity in Angiosperms is not evenly distributed around the globe, nor among different phylogenetic lineag...

Tree carbon relations

Tree ecophysiology

Almost 90% of the global biomass is stored in trees. Knowing the reactions of trees and forests to the ongoing increase ...

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