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Plant Sciences (IBG-2)

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Fascination of Plants Day 2019
The goal of the Fascination of Plants Day is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture, in sustainability producing food, as well as for horticulture, forestry, and all of the non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy, and pharmaceuticals.
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Root Dynamics

Discovering root traits for resource efficient crops to meet the growing demands of agriculture. more: Root Dynamics …

Shoot Dynamics

Shoot Dynamics

Measuring and understanding photo-synthesis and dynamic shoot traits at different scales. more: Shoot Dynamics …


Jülich Plant Phenotyping Center

Quantitative analyses of the plant phenome by high-throughput and non-invasive phenotyping. more: Jülich Plant Phenotyping Center …


Alternative Biomass

Developing alternative biomass resources based on perennial plants and algae. more: Alternative Biomass …


Bioinformatics, Cell Walls & Secondary Metabolites

Integrating multiple omics data to improve plant resilience, performance and the material and energetic use of plants. more: Bioinformatics, Cell Walls & Secondary Metabolites …

Enabling Technologies

Technology development for sustainable and innovative plant production. more: Enabling Technologies …


DFG Excellence cluster PhenoRob

IBG-2 is partner of the new Excellence cluster PhenoRob - Robotics and Phenotyping for Sustainable Crop Production of the University Bonn. more: DFG Excellence cluster PhenoRob …

DFG Excellence cluster CEPLAS

IBG-2 is a partner of the 2nd phase of the Excellence cluster CEPLAS - Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences of the universities Düsseldorf and Cologne. more: DFG Excellence cluster CEPLAS …

Regional Development Bioeconomy-Region

Bioeconomy can contribute to a sustainable development of structural change within the Rhenish Region. more: Regional Development Bioeconomy-Region …

IBG-2: Plant Sciences