Plant Production



The Many Uses of the ‘Most Beautiful’ Yeast, Metschikowia pulcherrima

Metschnikowia pulcherrima is a naturally occurring yeast with applications in agriculture, the food industry and biotechnology. Agroscope is investigating this yeast in particular with regard to biocontrol applications in plant protection.
Bodenpflegemassnahmen Weinbau


Impact of Soil Management Methods in Vineyards

Soil management lies at the heart of major global warming and sustainable viticulture issues. In this context, inter-row plant cover in vineyards comes with its share of benefits and drawbacks.
Pflanzenschutzbehandlungen mit Drohnen: Risiken für Anwohner und Passantinnen?


Plant Protection Treatment by Drones: Risks for Residents?

Orchard crop spraying using unmanned aerial spraying systems commonly referred to as drones can lead to drift, posing a risk to residents and bystanders. The study shows that the risks arising from this are taken into account by the current registration process.