Major in Plant Biotechnology, Physiology and Genetics
The Major Plant Biotechnology, Physiology and Genetics is offerend by the following supervisors:
Main fields of research: Biostatistics, statistical methods in bioinformatics
Main fields of research: Plant mitochondria, respiration, photosynthesis, proteomics, protein transport.
Main fields of research: Plant genetics, marker assisted selection, gene isolation and characterisation, genetic engineering.
The section Fruit Science is particularly concerned with the physiology of fruits like apple and cherry and covers both, basic research questions as well as strategies for breeding and propagation.
Main fields of research: Molecular characterization of plant viruses, genetic engineering, transgenic plants, risk assessment of virus resistant transgenic plants.
Main fields of research: Plant sulfur metabolism, abiotic stress, salt – and drought tolerant plants
Main fields of research: Extrachromosomal genetics, cytoplasmic male sterility and biochemistry of higher plants.
Main fields of research: Physiology of propagation of horticultural crops, in vitro culture techniques, propagation of woody plants, interspecific hybridization, genetic transformation, somatic embryogenesis.