1 FUNCT Functional Plant Biology
Head of PA FUNCT: Prof Philip A. Wigge
This programme area seeks to understand how plants sense and respond to their environment. The remarkable ability of plants to adapt to their environment reveals fundamental biological principles, and is a mult...
2 MICRO Plant-Microbe Systems
This Programme Area analyses how microorganisms impact on horticultural plants and how plants in turn systematically regulate the microbial activity in their Environment....
3 QUALITY Plant Quality and Food Security
The impact of plants and plant-based food on human nutrition and food security critically depends on diversity, composition and quality of plants as well as on socio-economic factors. This Programme Area studies this interaction and interdependencies from biological, environmental and socio-economic perspectives.
4 HORTSYS Next-Generation Horticultural Systems
This Programme Area addresses the sustainable use of horticultural crops in cultivation systems, including the development of innovative management strategies for climate change Adaptation....