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Currently available topics for Bachelors theses

Masters and Bachelors theses

FiBL staff supervise Bachelors and Masters theses as well as term papers and Diploma theses in their fields. In most cases it must be agreed in advance which professor will be supervising the work

The available topics are proposals which may be altered if necessary. For details please get in touch with the contact person listed.

Currently available topics for Masters theses

Soil Sciences

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Crop Sciences

Plant Breeding and Variety Testing

  • Analysis of the rhizosphere microbiome of pea infected by soil-borne fungal pathogens
    Contact person: Pierre Hohmann
    Description (156.3 KB)
  • Molecular characterisation and control of Colletotrichum lupini, the causal agent of anthracnose disease, in white lupin (Lupinus albus)
    Contact person: Pierre Hohmann
    Description (178.9 KB)
  • Participatory organic cotton breeding in India
    Contact person: Monika Messmer
    Description (38.8 KB)

Functional Agrobiodiversity

  • Host-parasitoid interactions / biological control
    Contact: Henryk Luka
  • Einfluss der Klimavariabilität auf die Populationsdynamik der Kirschessigfliege (Drosophila suzukii)
    Kontaktperson: Sibylle Stöckli
    Beschrieb (87.4 KB)

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Plant pathology

Livestock Sciences

  • Feeding of different insect meals to rainbow trout and Eurasian perch fry
    Contact: Timo Stadtlander
    Description (223.1 KB)
  • Feeding of sustainably produced duckweed (Lemnaceae) as protein-rich feed component in feed of trout carp or perch
    Contact: Timo Stadtlander
    Description (224.4 KB)
  • Komplementärmedizinisches Beratungsprogramm für Nutztiere "Kometian" - On-Farm Analysen
    Kontaktperson: Ariane Maeschli
    Beschrieb (82.8 KB)

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Socio-Economic Sciences

  • Improvement of rearing conditions of calves on dairy farms - posible measures for birth farms and evaluation of feasibility
    Contact: Bernadette Oehen
    Description (151.3 KB)
  • Soil nitrous oxide emission modeling – a model intercomparison
    Contact: Matthias Meier
    Description (162.6 KB)

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International Cooperation

  • Holistic Management of HLB/Citrus Greening Disease in Organic Citrus Production (Field experiment) - Effects of biochar application in organic orange orchards
    Contact: Salvador Garibay
    Description (102.1 KB)
  • Holistic Management of HLB/Citrus Greening Disease in Organic Citrus Production (Lab experiment) - Influence of biochar and role of AMF on growth and nutrient supply of organic orange seedlings
    Contact: Salvador Garibay
    Description (97.1 KB)

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Currently available topics for Bachelor theses

We do not offer any English-language topics at present.

Crop Sciences

Functional Agrobiodiversity

  • Wechselwirkung zwischen Ameisen und Kirschenblattläusen
    Kontaktperson: Claudia Daniel
    Beschrieb (90.9 KB)
  • Auswirkungen und Potential von ergebnisorientierten Massnahmen zur floristischen Vielfalt in der Berglandwirtschaft - Feldstudie auf ausgewählten Luzerner Landwirtschaftsbetrieben mit Empfehlungen für Landwirte und Politik
    Kontaktperson: Sibylle Stöckli
    Beschrieb (78.3 KB)

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International Cooperation

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