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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. Malaika Herbst

Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7506
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7502

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Participation in the representation of the plant health/plant quarantine section, in particular in EU committees
  • Contribution to the implementation of phytosanitary regulations and measures in Germany
  • Data management of documents transmitted via the Commission's information system (CIRCABC)
  • Information and collaboration with plant protection services about plant health measures
  • Participation in the field of invasive alien plant species
  • Preparation of risk analyses in regard to invasive alien plant species
  • Participation in national and international committees
  • Technical advice to the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture on plant health issues and invasive alien plant species



Participation in Committees, Memberships:

  • „Standing Committee for plants, animals, food and feed, Section Plant Health“ of the European Commission
  • “Working Group on the Annexes of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072” of the European Commission
  • EPPO Panel on Invasive Alien Species
  • Member of the German Phytomedical Society (DPG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut