Plant Production Sciences

Organisational unit: Research Group

Organisation Profile

Research in Plant Production Sciences  is of high quality and international importance. Fields of research in Plant Production Sciences are Agroecology, Crop Science, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology and Agricultural Zoology. Important research questions are the sustainability of agriculture and food systems, agrobiodiversity, the environmental effects of production and adaptation to climate change, response of cultivated plants to environmental stresses, managing crop yield and quality, plant-based bioenergy, phytoremediation, molecular basis of flower development, conservation of genetic resources, plant genomics, secondary metabolism in plants, plant biotechnology, and plant-pathogen interactions and defence mechanisms.

Latest research outputs

  1. The effects of sample age and taxonomic origin on the success rate of DNA barcoding when using herbarium material

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Postglacial colonization history reflects in the genetic structure of natural populations of Festuca rubra in Europe

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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