Old town of Zurich and Agroscope Reckenholz
Tuesday 25.06.2019, 13.00 - 18.30
Starting directly at the conference site from ETH main building, we will have a guided tour on foot through the old town of Zurich, learning about its history and many other interesting details. After a short transfer by bus, we will have an insight into the activities at the Agroscope research station of Zurich-Reckenholz, one of the main research sites of the Swiss Federal agricultural research institute Agroscope. At four different stations, we will learn about the activities of (1) new forage crop cultivar development in the forage crop breeding group , (2) the development of high-quality seed mixtures for forage production in the group of forage production and grassland , (3) the control and certification of seeds in the seed quality laboratory , and, (4) the research on beneficial soil microorganisms in the group of plant-soil interactions.