To raise awareness, to alert and motivate and assist different stakeholders in the maize, wheat and barley agro-food chain to mitigate the mycotoxin risks along the chain. We will create an app that will generate a direct and effective dialogue between researchers and growers c. q. other stakeholders allowing them to receive timely, personalized, location- and crop specific information to support their decision making. Vice versa, we aim to enable stakeholders to add data, to correct predicted information or to provide information on the agronomic measures as well as to collect their feedback on the recommendations and predictions.
Specific objectives are:
(h-index 28; > 15611 citations) has a long tract record on functional genetics of fungi and oomycetes, with a specific interest in genomics and population analysis. He supervised many PhD students and visiting postdoctoral scientists from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin-America.