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

Dr. Bernhard C. Schäfer

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Ms Simone Wittke
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7501
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7502
E-mail: ag@  julius-kuehn.  de

Stahnsdorfer Damm 81
14532 Kleinmachnow, Germany
Fax: +49 (0)33203 48-385

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Dr. Clovis Douanla-Meli

Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7555/7556
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7502

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Responsibilities and research areas:

  • Investigation of emerging and already existing quarantine fungi as the basis for the plant health risk assessments
  • Coordination und harmonisation of test methods and measures necessary for preventing the introduction of quarantine fungi in Germany
  • Coordination and collaboration in the control and monitoring programmes
  • Ensuring the nationwide reference fonction of the mycological laboratory with collection of reference material
  • Expert assessement and participation in the elaboration and further development of regulations and standards to plant health measures

Boards, panels and Memberships:

  • European Mycological Association (EMA) (Founder member)
  • European Mycological Network (EMN)
  • African Mycological Association (AMA)
  • German Mycological Society (DGfM)
  • German Scientific Society for Plant Protection and Plant Health (DPG)
  • Panel of Diagnostics in Mycology of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO)
  • Management Committee of the COST Action PINESTRENGTH

Publications on researchgate

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut