Supply of Phosphorus in the Rhizosphere of tropical forests -
Interactions of plants and microorganisms.
Within the SUP:RHIZE project I want to investigate plant and microbial interactions in rhizospheres of a tropical rainforest in Central Amazonia growing on highly weathered and phosphorus depleted soils. Using state-of-the art analytical methods and a combination of field, laboratory and modeling experiments, I aim to disentangle mechanisms facilitating phosphorus supply for plants and microbes.
I will conduct the SUP:RHIZE project at the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research (CMESS, University of Vienna, Austria)
The SUP:RHIZE project was selected to be part of the REWIRE COFUND-program reinforcing women in research at the University of Vienna (funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 innovation program.
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