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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Centre
for Cultivated Plants

Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Jehle

Schwabenheimer Straße 101
69221 Dossenheim

Ms Christine Fuchs
Tel: +49(0) 3946 47-4900
Fax: +49(0) 3946 47-4805
E-mail: bi@  julius-kuehn.  de

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M.Sc. Maximilian Sittinger

PhD student

M.Sc. Maximilian  Sittinger
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-4981
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-4805

Julius Kühn- Institut
Schwabenheimer Straße 101
69221 Dossenheim

Assignments and Research Activities:

Research associate in the research group “Beneficial arthropods and functional biodiversity” in the project MonViA (National Monitoring of Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes).

  • Monitoring of insect diversity and abundance with various methods in permanent agricultural grasslands (hay meadows)
  • Testing of specific groups of parasitoid Hymenoptera as bioindicators for insect diversity, land use intensity and surrounding landscape structure
  • Assessment of seasonal activity in relation to potential resources in the agricultural landscape
  • Comparison of sampling methods and testing of specific parasitoid Hymenoptera for their qualification as indicators for a long-term trend monitoring


  • Member of the “German Society for General and Applied Entomology” (DGaaE)

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