Research in the WORKING GROUPS

  • Breeding Research in Faba Bean
    (Prof. Wolfgang Link)
    Research on the reproductive peculiarities of faba bean
    Research on frost-tolerance of winter faba bean
    DNA-marker-based association analysis in winter faba bean
    Breeding method and population structure in case of partial allogamy
    Fast-track to homozygous lines in faba bean
    Analysis and use of heterosis in faba bean

  • Dr. Birgit Zumbach
    iPAB lecturer, supervision of experimtal theses, Breeding research

  • Dr. Lisa Brünjes
    Research projects in preparation:
    Breeding Pulses for vegetarian and vegan diets
    Faba bean abiotic stress tolerance: pollen and pollinator features

    Former Working Groups
  • Plant Breeding Methodology
    (Dr. Antje Schierholt; until April 2024)

  • Tim Beissingers's former group
    Understand how organisms such as Zea mays L. respond to evolutionary forces (natural, artificial selection)
    Achieve an improved understanding of complexities of genotype-phenotype relationships such as interactions and non-additivity

  • Genome Analysis and Application of Markers in Rapeseed and Faba bean
    (PD Dr. Wolfgang Ecke)
    Identification of QTL in substitution lines
    Genome Analysis (Synteny, LD) in Rapeseed and Faba bean
    Identification of QTL via in Rapeseed and Faba bean (diverse approaches)

  • Breeding Methodology in Maize and Rapeseed
    (Prof. Heiko Becker; retired)