plants

Research topics:

  • Below-aboveground interactions
    How do soil organisms affect biotic interactions of plants and ecosystem processes?
  • Biotic interactions in the rhizosphere
    How do plants interact with other biota below the ground?
  • Functional biodiversity
    How does biodiversity affect the function of ecosystems?
  • Impact of global change
    How are biotic interactions, biodiversity and function affected by global change?