Projects

Running Trials

Gerste, Hordeum vulgare.JPG

Barley and Maize with Improved Fungal Resistance

The permit for the field trial requested by the UZH was granted by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) in June 2019 for barley and in March 2020 for maize.

Winterweizen mit erhöhtem Ertragspotenzial

Winter Wheat with Increased Yield Potential

The permit for the field trial submitted by Agroscope was granted by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) at the end of October 2016.

Apfelbäume mit verbesserter Feuerbrandresistenz

Apple Trees with Improved Fire Blight Resistance

The permit for the field trial submitted by Agroscope was granted by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) at the end of April 2016.

Cisgene Kartoffeln mit verbesserter Resistenz gegen Kraut und Knollenfäule kaur.JPG

Potatoes with Improved Late Blight Resistance

From 2015 to 2019, a field trial was conducted annually. The results are still being analysed, and are to be published in an international peer-reviewed journal.

Weizen mit verbesserter Mehltauresistez kaur

Wheat with Improved Powdery Mildew Resistance

The first field season was launched in 2014. In March 2019, the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) authorised the continuation of the field trials studying new wheat lines for a further five years.

Contact Agroscope

Contact University of Zurich

  • Wheat with Improved Powdery Mildew Resistance
  • Barley and Maize with Improved Fungal Resistance

Prof. Beat Keller
Project Head
University of Zurich
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
Zollikerstrasse 107
8008 Zürich
Tel.: 044 634 82 11