Hop Production and Technology

LD Johann Portner & Team


  • Applied, practice-oriented research
  • Technology of hop production
  • Plant production fertilization, irrigation
  • Drying and conditioning
  • Development of consultation material and warning information
  • Advisory service (in collaboration with Hopfenring) und training for hop growers


Research focuses are for example:

  • Optimization of hop drying by a more regular arrangement of temperature and air in kiln
  • Developing fertigation strategies in hop production

For topical warning service please visit: https://www.lfl.bayern.de/ipz/hopfen/021184/index.php

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