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PhenoRob – Robotics and Phenotyping for Sustainable Crop Production

Food, feed, fiber, and fuel: Crop farming plays an essential role for the future of humanity and our planet. The environmental footprint of agriculture needs to be reduced: less input of chemicals like herbicides and fertilizer and other limited resources like water or energy. Simultaneously, the decline in arable land and climate change pose additional constraints like drought, heat, and other extreme weather events.

Achieving sustainable crop production with limited resources is a task of immense proportions. In order to achieve this, the University of Bonn together with Forschungszentrum Jülich conducts research in the Cluster of Excellence “PhenoRob – Robotics and Phenotyping for Sustainable Crop Production” to develop methods and new technologies that observe, analyze, better understand and specifically treat plants. Our research focuses on improving the fundamental understanding of all relevant parameters like plant growth, soil, biodiversity, or atmosphere. PhenoRob, the only Cluster of Excellence in agriculture in Germany, aims at addressing these issues: Change crop production by optimizing breeding and farming management using new technologies.

Contact

Spokespersons

Prof. Dr. Cyrill Stachniss
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Photogrammetry
Nussallee 15
53115 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 27 14
Email: cyrill.stachniss@igg.uni-bonn.de

Prof. Dr. Heiner Kuhlmann
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Geodesy
Nussallee 17
53115 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 26 20
Email: heiner.kuhlmann@uni-bonn.de

Cluster Office

Dr. Nora Berning, Chief Administrative Officer
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Nussallee 17
53115 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 35 63
Email: nberning@phenorob.de
administration@phenorob.de

Natascha Buhl, PR Manager
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Nussallee 17
53115 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 35 67
Email: nbuhl@uni-bonn.de

Sonja Schwarz, Team Assistant
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Nussallee 17
53115 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 228 73 35 67
Email: sschwarz@uni-bonn.de