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Julius Kühn Institute (JKI)
Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants

Prof. Dr. Jens Karl Wegener

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Jana Bartels
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 6701
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 6702
E-mail: at@  julius-kuehn.  de

Institute booklet

Dr. Andreas Herbst

Dr. Andreas  Herbst
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 6711
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 6702

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Development of test methods and test criteria
  • ISO-StandardisationWind tunnel drift studies
  • Research on atomization systems (e. g. droplet size analysis)
  • Spray boom movements and distribution of spray deposits
  • Precision Farming and patch spraying


  • Several working groups of ISO/TC23/SC6 and SC3Standardization
  • Board for agricultural machinery of VDMA
  • Editorial Board of International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut