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Dr. Roman Grüter

Dr. Roman Grüter

Dr. Roman Grüter

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 53 71

Work at ZHAW


Research Associate at Geography of Food Research Group, Head of Master Research Unit (MRU) Agroecology and Food Systems

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

agrobiodiversity, agroecology, sustainability, climate mitigation and adaptation, GIS, land evaluation, wheat, micronutrients

Educational background

PhD, 2017, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich

MSc in Environmental Sciences, 2013, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETH Zurich

CAS in Hochschuldidaktik, 2020, PH Zurich

CAS in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), 2018, ETH Zurich

Membership of networks

Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft der Schweiz



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Grüter R, Costerousse B, Mayer J, Mäder P, Thonar C, Frossard E, Schulin R, Tandy S (2019) Long-term organic matter application reduces cadmium but not zinc concentrations in wheat. Sci Total Environ 669: 608-620. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.112

Grüter R, Meister A, Schulin R, Tandy S (2017) Green manure effects on zinc and cadmium accumulation in wheat grains (Triticum aestivum L.) on high and low zinc soils. Plant Soil. doi: 10.1007/s11104-017-3486-4

Grüter R, Costerousse B, Bertoni A, Mayer J, Thonar C, Frossard E, Schulin R, Tandy S (2017) Green manure and long-term fertilization effects on soil zinc and cadmium availability and uptake by wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at different growth stages. Sci Total Environ 599–600: 1330-1343. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.070

Helfenstein J, Müller I, Grüter R, Bhullar G, Mandloi L, Papritz A, Siegrist M, Schulin R, Frossard E (2016) Organic wheat farming improves grain zinc concentration. PLoS ONE 11(8):e0160729. 10.1371/journal.pone.0160729