Johan Six: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2020

NameHerr Prof. Dr. Johan Six
LehrgebietNachhaltige Agrarökosysteme
Institut für Agrarwissenschaften
ETH Zürich, LFH B 1
Universitätstrasse 2
8092 Zürich
Telefon+41 44 632 84 83
BeziehungOrdentlicher Professor

551-0205-00LChallenges in Plant Sciences Information
Number of participants limited to 40.
2 KP2KM. Paschke, A. Rodriguez-Villalon, C. Schöb, J. Six, J. Vorholt-Zambelli, A. Widmer, S. C. Zeeman, weitere Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungThe colloquium introduces students to the disciplines in plant sciences and provides integrated knowledge from the molecular level to ecosystems and from basic research to applications, making use of the synergies between the different research groups of the PSC. The colloquium offers a unique chance to approach interdisciplinary topics as a challenge in the field of plant sciences.
LernzielMajor objectives of the colloquium are:

introduction of graduate students and Master students to the broad field of plant sciences
promotion of an interdisciplinary and integrative teaching program
promotion of active participation and independent work of students
promotion of presentation and discussion skills
increased interaction among students and professors
InhaltChallenges in Plant Sciences will cover the following topics:
Chemical communication among plants, insect and pathogens.
Specificity in hormone signaling.
Genetic networks.
Plant-plant interactions.
Resilience of tropical ecosystems.
Regulatory factors controlling cell wall formation.
Chlorophyll breakdown.
Innate immunity.
Disease resistance genes.
Sustainable agroecosystems.
751-5201-00LTropical Cropping Systems, Soils and Livelihoods (With Excursion)
Findet dieses Semester nicht statt.
5 KP5GJ. Six
KurzbeschreibungThis course guides students in analyzing and comprehending tropical agroecosystems and food systems. Students gain practical knowledge of field methods, diagnostic tools and survey methods for tropical soils and agroecosystems. An integral part of the course is the two-week field project in Kenya, which is co-organized with University of Eldoret (Kenya) and KU Leuven (Belgium).
Lernziel(1) Overview of the major land use systems in the East African Rift valley.
(2) Transdisciplinary analysis of agricultural production systems in Western Kenya.
(3) Hands-on training on the use of field methods, diagnostic tools and survey methods.
(4) Collaboration in international student teams (MSc students from Switzerland, Belgium and Kenya)
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis course does not take place this semester.

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