Plants form the basis of life as they convert sunlight into an inexhaustible source of food and renewable raw materials. Plants also have a stabilising effect in (agro) ecosystems, a landscape function and ornamental value. In a nutshell, we cannot do without plants.
Why this programme?
- Broad knowledge about improved breeding of crop varieties which provides the basis for boosting food production and quality.
- Combines the technological aspects of crop production with environmental, quality, socio-economic and logistic aspects.
- Current trends in biotechnology and genetics.