Research Projects

Benefits and Environmental Risks of Genetically Modified Plants (GMPs)

New Breeding Technologies: Opportunities and Risks

Plants produced using bioengineering methods can simplify agricultural practices and reduce pollution from chemical pesticides. For the sustainable use of these plants, side-effects impacting on biodiversity must be kept to a minimum. Agroscope investigates the ecological effects of plants with new traits, with a special emphasis on beneficial arthropods.