Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling


Our goal is to conduct research and research-oriented training to further the understanding of the functioning of major tropical plant production systems in a changing environment

Analytical Framework -
Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling (TROPAGS)

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Research foci:

  • Ex-ante/Ex-post evaluation of sustainable intensification options/technological innovations

  • Assessing climate risks, climate change impacts and risk management options / adaptation and mitigation

  • Utilizing and managing genetic diversity to develop resilient crops/cropping systems

  • Model development, evaluation and improvement based on supportive experimentation (agroforestry, intercropping, impacts of climate extremes (e.g. heat*drought))

  • Integrated analysis of agricultural systems (food security and other ecosystem services), across disciplines from plant/field via farm to global