Prof. Dr. ir. Christian Hermans
Professor Dr. Christian Hermans He coordinates the BrIAS subtheme Food for plants - waste for food? Hermans is an F.R.S.-FNRS research associate and director of the Crop Production and Biostimulation Laboratory at the Interfacultary School of Bioengineers, ULB.
He is currently the coordinator of an EU network on Sustainable Crop Production. He gained his PhD degree from ULB and Geneva University, Switzerland. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Colorado State University, USA. The environmentally sustainable intensification of agricultural production is the core research theme of the Crop Nutrition unit. Crop characteristics are identified for improving resilience, while limiting the environmental footprint.
Keywords: Agronomy, biofortification, crop genetics, mineral nutrition, plant physiology.
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