Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling

Research


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)

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

  • Model evaluation and uncertainty analysis

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