Medicinal plants: Marigold
Among other things, marigold helps with mild inflammation of the skin and in the mouth and throat area, as well as supporting wound healing.
Only pest-free Valentine's Day roses
Around 80 % of cut flowers are not produced in the EU but are imported. They must therefore be closely scrutinised when imported.
Medicinal plants: Comfrey
As its name suggests, comfrey helps with strains, bruises and sprains, among other things.
One Health: Health for humans, animals, plants and the environment
The health of humans, animals, plants and the environment is interdependent. We have been pursuing this One Health approach for over 20 years.
The American pokeweed originally comes from North America. In favourable locations, it can form pure stands and displace native plants.
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Goose grass on the rise
The heat-loving goose grass is currently only found here in isolated cases. However, it is expected to spread further as a result of climate change.
Bermuda grass benefits from rising temperatures
Bermuda grass is adapted to very warm conditions: At high temperatures, it grows exceptionally strongly and forms dense, carpet-like stands.
The codling moth likes it warm
The codling moth is a rather inconspicuous small butterfly. Nevertheless, its caterpillars are the most important pests in apple growing.