"Linking crop modelling and experimentation to fully utilize the genotypic diversity in barley for climate change adaptation in Europe"


  • Verbesserung von Pflanzenwachstumsmodellen durch Verknüpfung von Modellierung und experimenteller Arbeit
  • Untersuchung der Effekte von Hitze- und Trockenstress auf Gerste
  • Bewertung der Nutzung genetischer Vielfalt von Gerste als Klimawandelanpassungsstrategie


  • Dewi, E.S., Abdulai, I., Bracho-Mujica, G., Appiah, M., Rötter, R.P. (2023): Agronomic and Physiological Traits Response of Three Tropical Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) Cultivars to Drought and Salinity. Agronomy 13(11), 2788.

  • Appiah, M. , Abdulai, I., Schulman, A.H., Moshelion, M., Dewi, E.S., Daszkowska-Golec, A., Bracho-Mujica, G., Roetter, R.P. (2023): Drought response of water-conserving and non-conserving spring barley cultivars. Frontiers in Plant Science 14, 1247853.

  • Appiah, M., Bracho-Mujica, G., Ferreira, N.C.R., Schulman, A.H., Rötter, R.P. (2022): Projected impacts of sowing date and cultivar choice on the timing of heat and drought stress in spring barley grown along a European transect. Field Crops Research 291, 108768
    DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2022.108768

  • Rötter, R.P., M. Appiah, E. Fichtler, K.C. Kersebaum, M. Trnka, M.P Hoffmann .(2018): Linking modelling and experimentation to better capture crop impacts of agroclimatic extremes - A review. Field Crops Research 221, 142–156
    DOI: 10.1016/j.fcr.2018.02.023


    Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award
    The European Geosciences Union (EGU) presented the OSPP-Award to Mercy Appiah for the outstanding presentation entitled
    "The impact of high quality field data on crop model calibration" presented at the
    EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 23-27 May 2022