Project partner

Project partner

Strategies for the adaptation of crop plants to climate change

Coordination

SP1 - Coordination of the project network

Technical University of Munich
Chair of Plant Breeding
Prof. Dr. Chris-Carolin Schön

Topic 1: Flooding and cold – Adaptation strategies for developing plants to climate change

• SP 2 - Improving cold tolerance of maize

Technical University of Munich
Chair of Plant Breeding
Prof. Dr. Chris-Carolin Schön

Topic 2: Climate induced heat and drought – coping with stress through metabolic adaptation

• SP5 - Heat and drought tolerance of barley

Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Division of Biochemistry
Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald

• SP 8 - Drought-resistant plants

Technical University of Munich
Chair of Botany
Prof. Dr. Erwin Grill

Topic 3: Symbionts and pathogens – Tolerance to environmental stress during times of climate change

• SP 9 - Improved resistance to stress and absorption of phosphate through symbiosis

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Institute of Genetics
Dr. Caroline Gutjahr (Emmy Noether groupleader)

• SP 10 - Disease-resistance of climate-adapted barley plants

Technical University of Munich
Chair of Phytopathology
Prof. Dr. Ralph Hückelhoven