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

Dr. Jens Pistorius

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Melanie Lipsky
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-7201

Kerstin Geißler
Tel.: +49 (0)3946 47-7202

Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-7208
bs@  julius-kuehn.  de

Königin-Luise-Straße 19
14195 Berlin, Germany

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Dr. André Krahner

Dr. André  Krahner
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7204
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7208

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Biodiversity of wild bees
  • Ecological enhancement measures focused on wild bees and honeybees in urban and agricultural landscapes
  • Monitoring of wild bee and honeybee populations
  • Evaluation of the impact of plant protection products on honey bees and other commercially relevant pollinators


  • Member of the „International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships (ICP-PR)“
  • Member of the German Society for General and Applied Entomology (DGaaE)
  • Member in the guide line committees of the The Association of German Engineers Technologies of Life Sciences (VDI-TLS): VDI 4340 Sheet 1 - Biodiversity; Standardised population-friendly assessement of wild bees for a long-term monitoring; VDI 4340 Sheet 3 - Biodiversity - Establishment of wild bee habitats in the agricultural landscape

Publications on ResearchGate

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut