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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

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Dr. Tanja Pelzer

Dr. Tanja  Pelzer
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 6713
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 6702

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Evaluation and listing of plant protection equipment regarding drift reduction and reduction of the amount of plant protection product according to § 52 Abs. 1 PflSchG
  • Development and continuation of basic drift values
  • Research regarding water favorable plant protection

    • by means of reducing plant protection products depending on the canopy
    • by means of sensor-controlled sprayers

  • Research in horticultural-application technology related issues in the fields of fruit and viticulture, cultivation of ornamental plants and nursery


  • Member of German Phytomedical Society (DPG)
  • Member of „Bundesverband der Hochschulabsolventen/Ingenieure Gartenbau und Landschaftsarchitektur“ (BHGL)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut