ESNA WORKING GROUPS

WG 1 PLANT SCIENCES

Application of new methods in plant biotechnology:

  • advanced breeding, genotyping and propagation methods
  • plant biochemistry
  • plant rhizosphere
  • phytoremediation
  • plant physiology and molecular biology
  • proteomic, genomic, metabolomics of plants and microrganisms and related topice

WG 2 SOIL SCIENCES

New methods and application in soil science:

  • plant nutrition /including microbial aspects
  • use of stable and radioactive isotope techniques
  • behaviour of pollutants in soil-plant system
  • soil-microbiology
  • soil quality and health and related topice

WG 3 ANIMAL & FOOD SCIENCES

New methods and application in food/feed and animal sciences in sustainable agroecosystems:

  • food preservation and safety
  • food/feed and waste irradiation, incl. legal aspects
  • climate change
  • animal physiology, endocrinology, reproduction, metabolism, pathology, genetics, radiobiology, technology
  • pest control in agriculture
  • disturbances of nutrient cycling
  • technological aspects of agroecosystem sustainability
  • science of sustainability
  • technological and ecological aspects of waste recycling
  • technical aspects related to spatial variability
  • bioremediation and related topice

WG 4 AGROBIODIVERSITY AND FORESTRY

  • Agrobiodiversity and climate change
  • Agrobiodiversity and climate change
  • Invasive plants a problem for agriculture
  • The biodiversity of the aromatic, tinctorial and medicinal plants
  • Agrobiocultural diversity
  • Key factors and ecological functions agrobiodiversity
  • Agroforestry; Landscape ecology
  • Agriculture and Forest ecosystems functions
  • Agriculture and Forest Policy, Economics
  • Natural hazards and risk management
  • Forest and agriculture ecosystems
  • Temperate and Boreal Silviculture
  • Forest Biodiversity (in Plant Taxonomy, Mycology, or Soil Microbiology)
  • Ecology and silviculture of oak, beech, spruce, fir, accacia and pine
  • Restoration of degraded sites
  • Silviculture and management of threatened and endangered tree species
  • Silviculture for production of edible fruits
  • Forest management; Forest history and traditional knowledge
  • Forest Habitats and forest restoration survey
  • The Power of Science to Halt Deforestation
  • Wood Science
  • Forests and Water for Cities
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Biogeography
  • Silvology - Redefining the Biological Science for the Study of Forests
  • Forest and Society