Comparative Evolutionary Biology and Systematics
PD Dr. Reto Nyffeler, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Zurich, Institute of Systematic Botany
The succulent life form is a tried and true strategy for flowering plants to thrive in arid environments. The adaptation...
Ecology and Evolution of Plant Sexual Systems
Prof. Dr. John Pannell, Arc Lémanique PS, University of Lausanne, Department of Ecology and Evolution
Prof. Dr. Christian Körner, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Basel, Institute of Botany
Plant ecology studies the interaction between plants and their environment. Ecosystem science considers life processes...
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Pierre-Emanuel Courty, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Basel, Institute of Botany
In mycorrhizal symbiosis, plant roots interact with friendly fungi and form a mixed organ called mycorrhiza where...
Prof. Dr. Achim Walter, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Agricultural Sciences
More versatile and efficient crop production systems require an in-depth understanding of dynamic plant growth...
Whole Plant Physiology
Prof. Dr. Urs Feller, BeNeFri, University of Bern, Institute of Plant Sciences
Nutrients and pollutants are taken up from the soil into the roots and distributed via the transpiration stream in the...
Physiological Plant Ecology
Prof. Dr. Ansgar Kahmen, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Basel, Institute of Botany