Wel­come to the De­part­ment of Eco­lo­gical Plant Pro­tec­tion

Eco­­lo­­gi­cal Plant Pro­tec­­tion

The department has been working on applied issues of plant protection in organic agriculture since 1999 under the direction of Prof. Dr. Maria Finckh. The focus lies on the development of preventive measures for the promotion and maintenance of plant health, as well as their practice-oriented implementation under conditions of organic agriculture. The interdisciplinary work covers the three topics of plant diseases, harmful insects and weeds.

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Is or­ganic farm­ing as it is cur­rently prac­ticed good enough for the fu­ture?

Spray or protect - Can farmers manage without chemicals?

Spray or pro­tect - Can farm­ers man­age without chem­ic­als?