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4 HORTSYS Next-Generation Horticultural Systems

1. Research Domain
FUNCT Functional Plant Biology
2. Research Domain
MICRO Plant-Microbe Systems
3. Research Domain
QUALITY Plant Quality and Food Security
4. Research Domain
HORTSYS Next-Generation Horticultural Systems
4.1 Sustainable cultivation systems
4.2. Protected Cultivation

This Programme Area addresses the sustainable use of horticultural crops in cultivation systems, including the development of innovative management strategies for climate change Adaptation.

4.1 Sustainable cultivation systems

Horticulture cultivation systems were developed mainly based on empirical principles and are characterized by a high diversity at all levels of the used biological systems (crop species, soils, and production systems).

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4.2. Protected Cultivation

Aim of the research group ‘Protected Cultivation’ within Horticultural Systems of the Future is to create systems and back-ground knowledge for low- and high tech protected cultivation systems as greenhouses or plant factories.

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