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Dr. Esther Fischer

Dr. Esther Fischer

Dr. Esther Fischer

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 57 70
esther.fischer@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer
Lecturer for Phytopathology, Weed-Control, Environmental Analysis

www.zhaw.ch/iunr/phytomedizin

Expertise and research interests

General phytopathology. Diagnosis of plant diseases. Bacterial toxins and their use as biocontrol agents. Cryo-storage of nematodes and other small multi-cellular organism.

Past research experiences:
Coral-Algae symbiosis, coral-bleaching.

Educational background

General Biology at the University of Zurich (1996/1997).
Marine Biology at James Cook University, Townsville (Australia) (1998-2000).
PhD at Southern Cross University, Lismore Australia about the use of dimethylsulphonio-propionate (DMSP), dimethyl-sulphide (DMS)and urea as short-term indicators of physiologigal stress response of the staghorn-coral Acropora intermedia to elevated nutrients and temperatures.

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications