General information

“Ecofruit” is the continuation of the 17 previous meetings. It aims to bring together European researchers and consultants working on topics related to organic fruit growing. “Ecofruit” gives an opportunity to communicate and discuss latest results connected with organic fruit growing with regard to the improvement of the production system.

Official Language

The official language is English.

The organizing committee

The organizing committee consists of 17 persons from different European countries engaged intensively in researching organic fruit growing for research stations or organic associations.

Number of participants

The number of participants is limited.


Detailed information


You can book your hotel room by yourself in the following two hotels near the place of the conference.

Please book your hotel as soon as possible since the hotel situation at Hohenheim is always difficult.

We have pre-booked rooms in the following hotels:

Akademie Diozöse Rottenburg, Tagungszentrum Hohenheim

Please mention "ecofruit" and book before 15.12.2017

Christkönigshaus, Hohenheim

Please mention ecofruit and book before 20.11.2017




Organizing committee

Jutta Kienzle, Foeko e.V., Weinsberg (D)
Dr. Sabine Zikeli, Universität Hohenheim (D)
Prof. Dr. Claus P.W. Zebitz, Universität Hohenheim (D)
Dr. Markus Kelderer, Research Centre Laimburg (I)
Barbara Pfeiffer, LVWO Weinsberg (D)
Dr. Franz Ruess,  LVWO Weinsberg (D)
Sascha  Buchleither, KOB Bavendorf (D)
Dr. Ulrich Mayr, KOB Bavendorf (D)
Bart Timmermans, Louis Bolk Institute (NL)
Marc Trapman, Bio Fruit Advies (NL)
Dr. Michael Friedli, FIBL (CH)
Francois Warlop, GRAB (F)
Dr. Peter Triloff, Marktgemeinschaft Bodenseeobst (D)
Hanne Lindhard, GartneriRådgivningen (DK)
Andreas Spornberger, BOKU Wien (AT)
Dr. Eligio Malusa, RIH Skierniewice (PL)