Flood tolerance of dryland crops

Main area:Plant biology
 
Target group:Biology
 
Educational level:Masters, Bachelor
 
Project description:

Lately, Denmark has been hit by flood events like never before. The photo shows partially submerged sugar beet, a dryland crop which is extremely sensitive to excess water in the soil. Our research aims at improving flood tolerance of dryland crops to meet the demands of the future...

See more on http://flooding.dk/list-of-student-research-topics

 
Methods used:microsensors, controlled laboratory experiments
 
Keywords:flooding, oversvømmelse, ecology, økologi, planter
 
Project home page: http://flooding.dk/list-of-student-research-topics
 
Supervisor(s):  Ole Pedersen
 
Email:opedersen@bio.ku.dk