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

Head
Prof. Dr. Henryk Flachowsky (Acting Head)

Address
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden, Germany

Office
Ms Martina Tanner
Tel: +49(0)394647 – 8001
Fax:
+49(0)394647 – 8002
E-mail:
zo@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Mirko Schuster

Dr. Mirko  Schuster
contact
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 8011
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 8002

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden / Pillnitz

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Development and selection of high quality sweet and sour cherry cultivars
  • Screening potential cherry rootstocks
  • Interspecific hybridization for increasing the genetic variability of breeding material
  • Research of resistance to cherry leaf spot, Blumeriella jaapii
  • Fertility in cherries, S-allele determination

Memberships:

  • International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
  • Gesellschaft für Pflanzenzüchtung (GPZ)
  • European Association for Research on Plant Breeding(EUCARPIA)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut