Prof. Dr. Fabio Mascher


Prof. Dr. Fabio Mascher Dozent für Pflanzenschutz

  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Fachbereich Agronomie
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen


  • Plant Protection

  • Head of Specialization Msc Agricultural Sciences


  • Bachelor of Science / Agronomie

  • Master of Science / Life Sciences - Agrarwissenschaften


  • Plant protection

  • Plant breeding

  • Phytopathology, cereals, rusts, bunt and smuts

  • Rape seed, insect pests

  • Safe and environmental friendly use of Plant protection products


  • since 2022 Lecturer in Plant Protection BFH-HAFL
  • 2002-2022 Team leader Resistance breeding Agroscope
  • 2001-2002 Post-Doc Biocontrol of plant diseases Université de Fribourg
  • 2000-2001 Project Biocontrol of yams post-harvest rot ETH Zürich and CSRS Abidjan
  • 1995-2001 Assistant Phytopathology, biocontrol and microbial écology ETH Zürich
  • 1995 Scientific collaborator Viroses on stone fruits Consorzio agrario Alto Garda (Trentino, Italy)
  • 2002 PhD ETH Zürich
  • 1995 Doctor in agricultural sciences Università degli Studi di Bologna
  • 1994 Erasmus Exchange Student University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonnington Campus


  • Swiss Society of Agronomy (SSA/SGPW) (President of the board)

  • Swiss Society of Phytomedecin (SSP / SGP)

  • International Organisation for Biological Control (IOBC)

  • American Phytopathological Society (APS)

  • Eucarpia

  • Association des ingénieurs agronomes de la Suisse romande (AIASR) (member of the board)

  • Association Sinzénou Djanfouè (member of the board)

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French - Full professional proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • Italian - Full professional proficiency
  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • Cote D'Ivoire
  • Germany