Global Change and Soil Ecology
PD Dr. Pascal Niklaus, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Zurich, Institute for Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
The research conducted in my group focuses on the consequences of environmental change for plant communities and the...
Prof. Dr. Johan Six, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Agricultural Sciences
In order to understand sustainable agriculture and implement it, we need to elucidate the feedbacks between ecosystem...
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. Emmanuel Frossard, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Agricultural Sciences
One of the challenges of this century is to sustainably meet the needs of the growing world population. Increased food...
Dr. Federica Tamburini, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Phosphorus (P) is a major nutrient and an important constituent in cell membranes, DNA and RNA, and energy transporters....
Dr. Astrid Oberson, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Globally food demand is increasing while natural resources are shrinking. Human alterations of nutrient cycles are a...
Plant Community Ecology
Dr. Lindsay A. Turnbull, Zurich-Basel PSC, University of Zurich, Institute for Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
My research is mainly focused on plant coexistence mechanisms. I am interested in the relative merits of neutral and...
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...
Plant and Ecosystems Ecology
Dr. Harry Olde Venterink, Zurich-Basel PSC, ETH Zurich, Institute of Integrative Biology