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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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Tobias Jütte

 Tobias  Jütte
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 7211
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 7208

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Evaluation of the impact of plant protection products on honey bees and other commercially relevant pollinators
  • Method development for the risk assessment of bees after the use of plant protection products, especially for bumble bees and other wild bee species (solitary bees)
  • Implementation of laboratory, semi-field and field studies to investigate the effects of plant protection products on honey bees, bumble bees and other wild bee species (solitary bees)
  • Participation in projects on the biodiversity of wild bees and ecological enhancement measures focused on wild bees and honeybees in urban and agricultural landscapes


  • Member of the „International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships (ICP-PR)“
  • co-Chair of the “non-Apis” working group of the ICP-PR
  • Member in the guideline committees of the The Association of German Engineers Technologies of Life Sciences (VDI-TLS): VDI 4340 Sheet 1 - Biodiversity; Standardised population-friendly assessment of wild bees for a long-term monitoring and VDI 4340 Sheet 3 - Biodiversity - Establishment of wild bee habitats in the agricultural landscape

Publications on ResearchGate

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut