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We are interested in plants and water. Water is the molecule of life and it fuels plant growth. We study how plants take up water, and how they transport it in their vascular tissue. We also study how plants cope with stress factors such as drought, frost and insect defoliation. Click on the Publications tab if you like to learn more.

A MSc position in Global Change Biology is available; see here. Note that the start date was moved to September 2020. The MSc position in Plant Ecophysiology has been filled.

some examples of recent PhD projects

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Study cold hardiness in the context of climate change and assisted migration

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Study the impact of insect defoliation and drought on tree rings

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Model the effect of sieve plates on phloem flow

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