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Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research Company Profile

22:59 EDT 24th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research conducts basic molecular biological research on plants with the goal of developing more efficient breeding techniques and environmentally sound plant protection strategies for industrial crops. Four research departments focus inquiry on the evolution of plants, genetic makeup, development, and environmental interaction. Researchers in the Department of Plant Microbe Interactions (P. Schulze-Lefert) study plant defense mechanisms against disease. Special attention is given to the molecular mechanisms of signal processing in plant cells and to the formation of compounds involved in plant defense mechanisms. Further research topics are: disease resistance in plants; control of programmed cell death; recognition of pathogens by plants; mechanisms of gene activation and reprimation; systematically acquired resistance; lower molecular defense substances and integration of biotic and abiotic stress signals.

Location

Carl-von-Linné-Weg 10
Köln
50829
Germany

Contact

Phone: 49 (221) 5062 - 0
Fax: 49 (221) 5062 - 513
Email: prag@mpiz-koeln.mpg.de


News Articles [2358 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Wageningen University & Research Releases Booklet on New Plant Breeding Techniques

Scientists at Wageningen University and Research have published a concise booklet, Plant breeding techniques in a new era that gives some new insights into several aspects of plant breeding techniques...

The microbiome of a native plant is much more resilient than expected

(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology) The microbiome, which consists of all microorganisms that live on or in plants, animals and also humans, is important for the health and development of thes...

New Alliance to Promote Vision of a Pan-Continental European Research Area

The John Innes Centre (JIC) in the United Kingdom has formed a new alliance with the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics in Spain, and the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research in ...

Chinese Scientists Complete Genome Sequencing of Tropical Sage Plant

Chinese scientists have sequenced the tropical sage genome, which will help with breeding and growing other sage plants, most valued for their aroma and appearance.Xin Haibo, senior engineer with the ...

Rice Plant Architecture Engineered Using CRISPR-Cas9

During the Green Revolution, short plant height is desirable for crops, as it results to increased yield. Thus, plant architecture has been a key trait in breeding programs, and architecture-related g...

Researchers Use NBTs to Develop Tobacco Plants as Biofactories

Researchers at the Molecular and Cellular Plant Biology Institute (IBMCP) of the Universitat Politècnica de València in Spain, along with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), are collaborat...

Leaf molecules as markers for mycorrhizal associations

(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology) Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, discovered that certain leaf metabolites can be used as markers for mycorrhiz...

With tiny particles against major diseases

(Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research) Fungal disease of crop plants causes millions of Euros of damage in agriculture every year. Often they cannot or only hardly be medicated by commercial chem...

PubMed Articles [3158 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Global impact of accelerated plant breeding: Evidence from a meta-analysis on rice breeding.

Rice breeders in Asia and elsewhere in the world have long overlooked trying to shorten the time it takes to develop new varieties. Plant breeders have proposed a technique called Rapid Generation Adv...

Designer Roots for Future Crops.

Despite the importance of roots, they have largely been ignored by modern crop research and breeding. We discuss important progress in crop root research and highlight how the context-dependent optimi...

Accelerating Soybean Breeding in a CO2-Supplemented Growth Chamber.

Soybean (Glycine max) is the most important dicot crop worldwide, and is increasingly used as a model legume due to the wide availability of genomic soybean resources; however, the slow generation tim...

A cautionary TALE: how plant breeding may have favoured expanded TALE repertoires in Xanthomonas.

Haploid and Doubled Haploid Plant Production in Carrot Using Induced Parthenogenesis and Ovule Excision In Vitro.

Haploid plants have a gametophytic number of chromosomes (n) in the sporophyte. A doubled haploid (DH) plant results from doubling the chromosome set of a haploid plant, as a consequence a homozygosit...

Clinical Trials [1989 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

China Plant Sterol Trial

The aim of this study is to see if plant sterols are effective at lowering blood cholesterol levels in Chinese people. The study will be done with Chinese colleagues based at Peking Unive...

The Influence of Dietary Plant Sterols and Plant Stanols on Cholesterol and Plant Sterol Levels in Atheromatous Plaques

This study aims to explore whether the increased supply of dietary plant sterols and plant stanols have any influence on serum levels of phytosterols and on consistency of carotid atheroma...

Lipid-lowering Effect of Plant Stanol Ester Yoghurt Drinks

The aim is to investigate the effects of yoghurt drinks containing two doses of plant stanol ester either with or without added camelina oil on the serum cholesterol levels in moderately h...

Dietary Phytosterols and Human Aortic Valve

This randomized controlled double-blind intervention study unravels influence of dietary plant sterols and stanols on the structure and the sterol composition of the human aortic valve. Th...

A Whole-food, Plant-Based Nutrition Intervention in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

This research will examine the feasibility of conducting a strict whole-food, plant-based dietary intervention with intensive group education in women with stable metastatic breast cancer ...

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