Propagation and Nutrition of Plants

Tasks related with the improvement of propagation methods (reproduction and multiplication) of plant species of agronomical and/or forest interest. Approach of nutritional aspects related with abiotic stresses tolerance (salinity, drought, heavy metals and pollution by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons). Selection and conservation of tolerant plants. Exploitation of wild species as phytogenetic resource to improving cultivated ones.

Main specialization

Scientific Area:
ERC discipline:
  • LS1 Molecular and Structural Biology and Biochemistry
Industrial Leadership:
  • 4. Biotechnology
  • 4.1. Boosting cutting-edge biotechnologies as future innovation drivers
Societal Challenges:
  • 2. Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bioeconomy.
  • 2.1. Sustainable agriculture and forestry