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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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Dipl.-Ing. agr. Katrin Kaminski

Dipl.-Ing. agr. Katrin  Kaminski
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7515
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7502

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignment and Research Activities

  • Information and data management of notifications of interceptions and outbreaks in the framework of the European early warning system
  • Participation in the development of plant health regulations and procedures
  • Information of the plant protection services about plant health measures
  • Information about import of plants and plant products
  • Support for TRACES („TRAde Control and Expert System“) at the federal level („contact point plant health“)
  • Participation in audits of plant protection services of the Laender


  • Participation in the ad hoc Federal and Laender authorities team for auditing of the plant protection services of the Länder
  • Editorial working group at Federal and Laender level fort he „Multiannual National Control Plan (MNCP)“: plant health representative
  • Coordination of Working Groups with the plant protection services of the Länder for the implementation of the new EU regulations (import procedures of goods not subject to control, risk goods list for packing wood, exemptions for research and breeding purposes)
  • Participation in the EU Expert Working Group for notification of outbreaks (EUROPHYT outbreaks)
  • Participation in the EU Expert Working Group TRACES and the national Working Group TRACES in plant health
  • Participation in the EU Expert Working Group ‘Awareness Raising’
  • Participation in the EPPO ad hoc Panel ‘Plant Protection Information‘
  • Participation in the EPPO Panel ‘Phytosanitary Inspections’
  • German Phytomedical Society (DPG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut