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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. Katharina Pfohl

Dr. Katharina  Pfohl
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7526
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7502

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Expert statements to inform and advice the BMEL for the evaluation of phytosanitary regulations and requirements of third countries Deputy coordination of the working group „plant health and export“
  • Advising the plant protection services on phytosanitary import regulations of third countries and on the implementation of international plant health standards when exporting plants and plant products to third countries
  • Preparation of Export-Dossiers for plants and plant products as a basis for pest risk analysis by importing countries
  • Review and comment on draft International Phytosanitary Standards (ISPM)


  • Participation in the Council Working Party on Plants and Plant Health Questions (IPPC/CPM affairs)“ of the European Council
  • Participation in the Panel on Global Phytosanitary Affairs (EPPO)
  • Member of the German Phytomedical Society (DPG)
  • Member of the Society for Mycotoxin Research

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut