Varieties and Production Techniques
Cultivar studies of arable crops in order to identify varieties which
can be adapted to the soil and climatic conditions of this country
are resistant to diseases while preserving the environment
comply with the various quality criteria required by the market
can be efficiently and easily produced
The scientists in charge of the cultivar study are aiming at:
complementing the Ordinance on Seeds and Plants (916.151.1) with other varieties to be entered into the National Catalogue
forming test networks and helping set up a list of varieties recommended by the trade organisations
High-Performance Varieties and Adapted Field-Crop Management Techniques
We provide for the necessary testing for entry into the Swiss national catalogue, apply the requirements stipulated in the ordinance, and contribute to the drawing up of the lists of recommended varieties.
To obtain high-quality maize grains and maize silage maize at low costs.
- Variety Study
- Production Techniques
The choice of high-yielding varieties that are adapted to their environment plays an essential role in the success of a crop.
More information can be found on the german pages.
Whether marketed direct from the farm gate or sold as a premium product in specialist outlets, such niche-crop products represent a financially rewarding ‘top-up option' for the individual farm.
The plant, which produces elongated tubers, has recently made it appearance in Switzerland, and is now grown by twenty or so producers.