BayKlimaFit

 

Welcome to the project network “BayKlimaFit – Strategies for the adaptation of crop plants to climate change”

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges for mankind. It is a global phenomenon with regional implications. A successful and effective climate policy is based on knowledge, an understanding of the findings of an up to date and application-oriented climate research. To face those challenges of the future, the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection is funding the project network “BayKlimaFit – Strategies for the adaptation of crop plants to climate change”. The cooperation will gain important insights into the adaptation of crop plants to climate change and will make a contribution to the Bavarian climate adaption strategy.

Relevance and timeliness of this topic as well as the outstanding expertise of the Bavarian research in the field of plant sciences is visible through participation of experts from all over Bavaria. The project network will investigate which mechanisms enable the adaptation of crop plants to climate change and the resulting environmental conditions.

News

Why cereal is better

Press release University Würzburg (pdf-file) 26.04.2018

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The best of two worlds

Landshuter Zeitung, March 24, 2018, article from Katharina Aurich after interviewing Prof. Schön, "The best of two worlds" (pdf-file - in German language only)

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Radio Bayern 2, broadcast Notizbuch from 15.03.2018: “Bei Saatgutzüchtern zu Besuch - Vom Säen und Ernten“ (Visiting plant breeders – from seeding to harvesting), about the development of plants for the future; report by Tobias Chmura and interviews with Dr. Eva Bauer, Stefan Schwertfirm and the plant breeder company Breun (German language only)

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TUM@Freising: Prof. Chris-Caroline Schön gave a talk about "Green Biotechnology – chances and future perspectives"

On February 6, 2018, Prof. Chris-Caroline Schön talked about „Green biotechnology – chances and future perspectives" at the Lindenkeller Freising. The talk is part of the event "TUM@Freising, Science explained for everyone". News article Freisinger Tagblatt (German only)

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Link to Freising  (German only)