Fruit Growing

Obstbau Maschine Veranstaltung

Welcome to Agroscope's applied fruit research. This page offers you practical expertise as well as current disease and pest forecasts for successful orchard management and advice in fruit growing.


You’ll find publications on this topic here.


Weed control and efficient water use is import for ensuring good yields.

Fruit Production Economics

Together with partners, Agroscope pursues the aim of promoting a profitable Swiss fruit production sector.

Latest News and Further Information

Apfelmehltau Gala Gu30

Apple Powdery Mildew: Field-Testing Prediction Models (in German)

Together with the Union Fruitière Lémanique, Agroscope tested two prediction models for determining the optimal timing of powdery mildew-specific fungicide application.

Neue Biodiversitäts-Massnahmen für Kernobst in Arbeit

Biodiversity Measures for Pome Fruit (in German)

On behalf of IP-SUISSE, Agroscope is developing a new list of measures for promoting biodiversity on of fruit farms while taking account of production conditions.

Haylomorpha halys

Brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (in German)

Originally from East Asia, the brown marmorated stink bug was observed in Switzerland for the first time in 2004. It is both harmful to crops and a pest in urban zones.