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Dr. rer. nat. Rita Grosch

Dr. rer. nat.

Rita Grosch

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Head of PA MICRO and MICRO.1

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Development of a resistance breeding method for the host pathogen system potato/ Rhizoctonia solani and the development of an application strategy for a fungal antagonist for the reduction of the soilborne and tuberborne inoculums

Deficiencies in potato quality caused by Rhizoctonia solani frequently cause traders and the industry to refuse particular batches. The development of...

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Measures to control fungal infestation on garden cress (Lepidium sativum L.) for production of pathogen-free seeds in organic farming

Garden cress (Lepidium sativum L.) is counted among the five economically most important herbs with the highest sales within the domains of medicinal ...

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Development of „near isogenic lines“ as basis for sustainable breeding of basil-cultivars with resistance against downy mildew

Basil production in Germany takes place in specialized farms, where since 2006 the appearance of the downy mildew pathogen (Peronospora belbahrii) on ...

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BestPass: Boosting plant-endophyte stability, compatibility and performance across scales

Plant endophytic microorganisms can improve plant yield and enhance plant tolerance to abiotic stress as well as to pathogens under experimental condi...

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Implications of soil management practices and application of biocontrol strains on soil disease suppressiveness for improved soil health and sustainab...

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Control of plant diseases using beneficial microbes under abiotic stress

In their natural habitat, as well as during horticultural production, plants are commonly faced with multiple stresses, like pathogens and salt or dro...

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Elucidating plant-pathogen interactions at the protein level

Soil-borne pathogenic fungi cause severe losses in crop yield and quality. In Principle, they colonize the plant root surface in response to root exud...

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PLantinfect – Colonization of the plant by Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica

Fruit and vegetables are healthy. A major contribution to this comes from microorganisms associated with plants....

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Mass spectrometry-based exploration of plant-associated microbial communities

Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometry (MS) is a unique tool for fast and high resolving character...

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Spatial mapping of root metabolites

Plant roots secrete a wide range of compounds that govern the interaction with other organisms in the rhizosphere. In this project, the spatial distri...

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