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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. Sophie Müller

PhD student

M.Sc. Sophie  Müller
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-4970
Fax: +49 (0)6151 407-290

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 “Integrated control of Senecio by antagonists and production technology”

  • Rearing of Senecio antagonists, especially cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) and flea beetle (Longitatsus jacobaeae), under controlled conditions
  • Evaluation of population parameters (feeding amount, mortality, reproduction rate)
  • Examination of feeding preferences of the antagonists on Senecio species
  • Testing the efficiency of the use of antagonists under controlled conditions