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of Biophysics and Soft Matter

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Ulrich Schurr

Forschungszentrum Jülich and Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf


Study of plant biomechanics in growing tissues. Spatio-temporal mapping of responses of growth and transport in plants to external and internal forces as well as exchange processes with the environments by a wide range of non-invasive techniques like MRI, optical image sequence analysis, positron emission tomography, thermography and laser absorption tomography, electrophysiology and microscopy techniques.