Mixed cultures, not monotony

barley field trial ©Schöb

Biologically diverse plant communities are more productive and resistant than monocultures, says Christian Schöb. He calls for breeding pro­grammes that focus on polycultures.

Prof. Chris­tian Schöb is a member of the Swiss Plant Science Web, visit his research portfolio.

ETH News, Zukunftsblog sustainability of 31 July 2018 (auch auf Deutsch)