Document Actions


The special soil and climatic conditions at the Groß-Gerau site enable research to be carried out on specific questions relating to plant cultivation and plant breeding. Questions on drought stress and irrigation management can be dealt with and research results can be used in practice in the region.

Facilities and location

  • 25 ha arable land
  • Multifactorial experiments


(according to DWD climate maps, 1x1km long term average 1981-2010):

  • Precipitation: 620 mm/a
  • Average annual temperature: 10.6 °C
  • Climatic water balance: -10 mm/a


Sandy Fluvisol

Show larger map

Selected publications

To be included

Selected external funded projects

To be included

Long term experiments

To be included