Barley with Altered Yield Traits

Agroscope submitted an application for the permit to conduct the field trial to the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) in September 2023. The field trial was approved on 15 February 2024.

Gerste protected Site

Barley and Maize with Improved Fungal Resistance

The University of Zurich carried out field trials with maize from 2020 to 2022 and with barley until 2023.

Winterweizen mit erhöhtem Ertragspotenzial

Winter Wheat with Increased Yield Potential

The trial was conducted by Agroscope in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 field seasons.

Apfelbäume mit verbesserter Feuerbrandresistenz

Apple Trees with Improved Fire Blight Resistance

Agroscope studied apple trees planted on the Protected Site from May 2016 to November 2020.

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 by Agroscope.

Weizen mit verbesserter Mehltauresistez kaur

Wheat with Improved Powdery Mildew Resistance

The first field season was launched in 2014. The last harvest was carried out by the University of Zurich in 2023.

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