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Shoot Dynamics

Shoot Dynamics

We aim to improve our scientific (biological) understanding of plant shoot functioning and dynamic shoot traits from the leaf to the canopy, which will provide the basis to optimize plant production. Our special focus is on understanding of the regulatory properties of photosynthesis, the mechanisms of leaf and canopy water content and transpiration as well as the dynamics in shoot architecture in crops.

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Prof. Dr. Uwe Rascher

Head of Research | Shoot Dynamics

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Forschungszentrum Jülich, IBG-2
52428 Jülich


Phone: +49 2461 61-2638
Fax: +49 2461 61-2492

Other useful links

The FLEX Satellite mission to globally measure fluorescence
Field Phenotyping at Campus Klein-Altendorf of Bonn University
Teaching, Training and scientific cooperation with the Agricultural Faculty of Bonn University
Understanding sun-induced fluorescence from the leaf to the globe - an international cooperation
The Jülich Field Phenotyping as part of the international phenotyping activities

 The Shoot Dynamics crew (Nov. 2016)