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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)531 299-3371
Fax: +49 (0)531 299-3007
E-mail: ag@  julius-kuehn.  de

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

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Dr. Peter Baufeld

Dr. Peter  Baufeld
Tel: +49 (0)33203 48 276
Fax: +49 (0)33203 48 385

Julius Kühn-Institut
Stahnsdorfer Damm 81
14532 Kleinmachnow

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Provide expert service for the National Plant Protection Service and for the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) in the field of quarantine insect pests and new, non- native insect pests
  • Pest risk assessment (PRA) for new, non-native insect pests
  • Collaboration in elaboration of plant health regulations and coordination of the application in Germany (e.g. Western corn rootworm)
  • Coordination of national surveys of quarantine insect pestsResearch in the field of quarantine insect pests and new, non- native insect pests


  • Member of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie e.V. (DGaaE)
  • Member of the Deutschen Phytomedizinischen Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG)
  • Member of the Panel on Entomology (EPPO)
  • Member of the Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (EPPO)
  • Collaboration in the expert working groups for pest risk assessment (PRA) for new, non- native insect pests (e.g. Tetranychus evansi, Saperda candida, Drosophila suzukii, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, Lycorma delicatula, Aleurotrachelus trachoides, Bactrocera latifrons, Ceratothripoides brunneus, Ceratothripoides claratris, Prodiplosis longifila) (EPPO)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut