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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

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

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Daniel Herrmann

Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 6754
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 6702

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Research Fields:

Research project OPAL: – Optimization and practical testing of an assistance system for pesticide application

  • Testing and validation of a digital assistance system for site-specific pesticide application in field conditions
  • Testing and optimization a sprayer with direct injection of plant protection products

New cropping systems

  • Development of application techniques and crop cultivation strategies
  • Development of machine concepts for sustainable intensification of crop cultivation
  • Establishing a sowing system with uniform seed patterns


  • Member of the German Agricultural Society (DLG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut