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Institute of Bio- and Geosciences
Plant Sciences (IBG-2)

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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

The research work of this department will be continued in the new founded institute IBG-4. 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