Natural Plant Defense - Mimicking Natural Trichomes
Who We are
We are an interdisciplinary consortium of
- The Above-Belowground Interactions group (led by Prof. M. Bezemer) and Natural Products Lab (led by Dr. Y. Choi) at Leiden with a longstanding track record in research on plant protection and natural products.
- The Physical Chemistry and Soft Matter Group at Wageningen University (Assistant Prof. Thomas Kodger) with extensive experience in soft matter synthesis
- The research group at the University of Groningen (Prof. Marleen Kamperman), which is internationally recognized for its expertise in polymer science and has developed a strong focus on bioinspired adhesion
- The faculty of the Aeres University of Applied Sciences at Almere, offering vast experience in applied research programs and an extensive network within the total chain of the green sector.
Our consortium collaborates with local experts in The Netherlands. If you are also interested in collaborating, please contact us.
All images are copyrighted © to Natural Plant Defense consortium and Van Iperen BV unless otherwise noted.
These images show plant damage from harmful insect or insect-related pathogens.