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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Centre
for Cultivated Plants

Prof. Dr. Peter Zwerger

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Mr Timo Holze and Ms Patrizia Lauke
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-6401/6402
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-6403
E-mail: a@  julius-kuehn.  de

Branch offices in

Stahnsdorfer Damm 81
14532 Kleinmachnow, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)33203 48-0
Fax: +49 (0)33203 48-425 

Dürener Straße 71
50189 Elsdorf/Rhld., Germany
Tel: +49 (0)2274 6446
Fax: +49 (0)2274 826-05
E-mail: matthias.daub@  julius-kuehn.  de


Institute booklet

Dr. Sebastian Kiewnick

Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 6562
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 6403

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and research activities:

  • Evaluation of cultivated plants for resistance against plant parasitic nematodes
  • Development and enhancement of bio- and greenhouse assays for the evaluation resistance and tolerance in plants against plant parasitic nematodes
  • Research on the effects of changes in cropping systems and climate on the development of plant parasitic nematode populations in field crops
  • Development of management strategies for the regulation/control of plant parasitic nematodes
  • Official testing of potato varieties for resistance against the potato cyst nematodes
  • Genome- and Transcriptomeresearch on plant parasitic nematodes

Boards and Memberships:

  • German Phytopathological Society (DPG)
  • American Phytopathological Society (APS)
  • Society of Nematologists (SON)
  • European Society of Nematologists (ESN)
  • Member of nematology expert group (Plant protection service and JKI)
  • Associate Editor for European Journal of Plant Pathology
  • Associate Editor for Phytopathology

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut