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wg-Schmittgen

Research group: Stress physiology

Apart from analysing physiological changes in leaves under controlled stress conditions, this research group also focuses on fluorescence-based sensors to understand fruit ripening and quality.

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wg-Fiebig

Research group: Analysis of plant substances and irrigation systems

The main focus of this research group are the effects of different environmental stresses on plant growth and physiology.

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wg_Lankes

Research group: Plant and product quality

Propagation and cultivation are the prerequisites for the usability of crop plants for research and for commercial horticultural production.

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wg-Blanke

Research group: Plant physiology

Understanding fundamental processes in plant and eco physiology are a pre-requisite for sustainable horticulture. Effects on horticulture of recent climate change include an increase in abiotic stress such as hail, heat and drought with adverse effects on plant physiology, fruit quality and yield.

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wg-Pariyar

Research group: Agrochemicals - plant surface interaction

Reducing use of synthetic agrochemicals is of high importance for a sustainable agriculture production. On the other hand, insects and plant diseases are major causes of crop losses worldwide. Hence the trade-off between the use of agrochemicals in agricultural production and the fate of those active ingredients for plant health itself and the environment must be evaluated.

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28.06.2017

Colloquium Horticultural Science

Our colloquium will take place on Wednesday, 5th of July 2017, at 10:15 o’clock in the HS Gartenbauwissenschaft (Auf dem Hügel 6). This event is open to the public and we warmly invite attendees. Registration is not necessary.

26.06.2017

FSAB congress in Palermo

The ’Flower induction, fruit set and alternate bearing‘ (FSAB) congress in June 2017 at the University of Palermo exceeded the organizer ’s expectation and attracted as many as ca. 100 scientists from 26 countries and all continents.

23.05.2017

Colloquium Horticultural Science

Our colloquium will take place on Wednesday, 6th of June 2017, at 10:15 o’clock in the HS Gartenbauwissenschaft (Auf dem Hügel 6). This event is open to the public and we warmly invite attendees. Registration is not necessary.

16.05.2017

EUVRIN Working group research workshop

Picture: Dr Antje Fiebig, INRES - Horticultural Science

About 45 participants from 11 European countries took part in the first meeting of the EUVRIN (European Vegetables Research Institutes Network) working group meeting on Fertilization and Irrigation at the University of Almeria, Spain, from May 9th to May 11th 2017.

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