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Department of Plant Physiology

The Department of Plant Physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre. Our main activities are academic research in experimental plant biology where the major aim is to understand all aspects of plants in relation to the environment in which they live.

Education
Education

We are teaching at Bachelor, Masters and PhD levels.

Research
Research

The research at the department is focusing on physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of plant adapta.

About the Department
About the Department

The Department of plant physiology is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre.

Many visitors got inspired by the plant’s world
Published: 21 May, 2019

On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.

Markus Schmid appointed as new Wallenberg Scholar
Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.

If a tree falls in a forest, can it lift itself up?
Published: 27 Dec, 2018

Bernard shows that trees that cannot perceive the ethylene signal have problems to lift themselves up.