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