- Lílian Angélica Moreira from Brazil conducts research at IAPN

From March to October 2020, Brazilian PhD student Lílian Angélica Moreira of São Paulo University (USP) is a guest scientist at IAPN. During this period, she will be working on the project entitled “Physiological changes in nitrogen metabolism as a result of Mo resupply”. more

- IAPN publication recognized as “Top Downloaded Paper”

Publisher Wiley congratulates Jun. Prof. Dr. Merle Tränkner on the success of her article on potassium and magnesium in photosynthesis and photoprotection. It was recognized as one of the most read papers in "Physiologia Plantarum" among works published between January 2018 and December 2019. Co-authors are Dr. Ershad Tavakol and Dr. Bálint Jákli. more

- Dr. Rolf Härdter Appointed as New Managing Director of IAPN

As of April 22nd 2020, Dr. Rolf Härdter is the new managing director of IAPN. The head of Agronomy & Advisory at K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH will be responsible for the institute together with Professor Dr. Klaus Dittert, the scientific director of IAPN. more

- 10 Years “Sustainable International Agriculture – SIA”

In a special edition on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Master program SIA, Göttingen University’s faculty magazine "agrar aktuell" published an article by Jun. Prof. Dr. Merle Tränkner about her research work. As a SIA alumnus, Merle Tränkner gives an example for a PhD as a next step after the Master degree. more

- Potassium Management in Uruguay

Recently in numerous crops in Uruguay, symptoms of potassium deficiency are observed more frequently. Prof. Dr. Mónica Barbazán from the Universidad de la República in Uruguay is one of the leading researchers on K in the South American country. She presented current studies at “IAPN in Dialogue”. more

- Announcement: webinar on drought stress

In a K+S online seminar, Prof. Dr. Klaus Dittert will provide insight into IAPN’s research on how a balanced plant nutrition can ensure satisfactory yields when water is scarce. The webinar will be held on January 21st 2020, 2:00 p.m. in German language. Participation is free of charge. more

- IAPN in Dialogue - Event Announcement

On December 44 2019 the IAPN invites you to a day of discussion on “Potassium Management in Uruguay: Evolution and Current State of Knowledge”. There will be a presentation and a panel discussion. more

- IAPN at the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Plant Nutrition

The Annual Meeting of the German Society of Plant Nutrition was held in September 2019 in Berlin. All scientists of the IAPN team participated. Jun. Prof. Dr. Merle Tränkner presented results of a meta-analysis on magnesium studies from the last 70 years. A poster prize was awarded to PhD student Setareh Jamali Jaghdani. more

- IAPN has published Annual Report 2018

IAPN’s “Annual Report 2018: Research on Sustainable Plant Nutrition” provides insights into the institute’s most recent activities in research, teaching and knowledge exchange. more

- A welcome guest at IAPN: Master’s student John Kumi from Ghana

As part of his practical training at IAPN, Master’s student John Kumi from Ghana researches options for reducing the toxicity of aluminum. In 2014, he already spent time at IAPN, as a guest student. more

- Learning by Research: Experiencing Plant Nutrition and Plant Physiology

The IAPN Bachelor course held by Jun. Prof. Dr. Merle Tränkner and Dr. Ariel Turcios teaches students experimental work at the intersection of plant nutrition and physiology. more

- Field Trip on Plant Nutrition Research and Fertilization

In June, Prof. Dr. Klaus Dittert led an excursion on plant nutrition research and fertilization. 30 students participated. Jun. Prof. Dr. Merle Tränkner and Dr. Paulo Cabrita joined for explaining about an IAPN field trial. more

- New technical assistant at IAPN

Wael Alyoussef started his work as a technical assistant at IAPN in August 2019. He gives mainly assistance to the project “The application of digital and sensing methods in plant nutrition” coordinated by Dr. Paulo Cabrita. more

- Annika Lingner ready to face new challenges

After having successfully completed her doctorate, Annika Lingner is ready to face new professional challenges. At IAPN, she was most recently involved in the cooperative IMPAC3 project, as research associate. more

- 3rd International Symposium on Magnesium 2018

Extended coverage by the IAPN on the 3rd Mg-Symposium, which was held from 25-28 November 2018 in China, is online now – including a photo gallery with impressions of the event and with information on Speakers and their topics. more

- Development Award for Bachelor Thesis by Henriette Elisabeth Quehl

The Bachelor’s thesis by Henriette Quehl was granted the development award of the Förderungsgemeinschaft der Kartoffelwirtschaft. The thesis was written in a cooperative project between IAPN and the Division of Quality of Plant Products. more

- Hendrik Meemken receives Alumni Göttingen award for the “Most Original Master Thesis 2018”

For his final paper, which he wrote at IAPN, Hendrik Meemken received the award for the “Most Original Master Thesis 2018”, granted by the Section of Agricultural Sciences of Alumni Göttingen e.V. more

- In retrospect: webinar on drought stress

In a K+S KALI GmbH online seminar held on 22 January 2019, Professor Klaus Dittert provided insight into the IAPN’s research on water use efficiency. more

- Night of Knowledge fascinated visitors

More than 25,000 visitors experienced the 4th Night of Knowledge at the University of Göttingen. Our retrospective shows impressions of the IAPN booth, and you can check out online-versions of our nutrient quiz and Nutriball game. more

- What plants need to grow

The 4th Night of Knowledge “Nacht des Wissens” will take place on 26 January on the Göttingen Campus. At the IAPN-booth, visitors will be invited to test their own knowledge on plant nutrition in a plant nutrient quiz and a VR-game. more

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