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

Prof. Dr. Jörg Michael Greef and
Prof. Dr. Dr. Ewald Schnug

Bundesallee 58
38116 Braunschweig, Germany

Office (Building Soil Science)
Ms Sabine Wichmann and
Ms Angelika Kunde
Tel: +49(0)531 596-2102/-2104/-2105
Fax: +49(0)531 596-2199
pb@  julius-kuehn.  de

Office (Building Crop Science)
Ms Sigrid Ehlers and
Ms Angelika Dölle
Tel: +49(0)531 596-2302/-2303
Fax: +49(0)531 596-2399
pb@  julius-kuehn.  de

Institute booklet

Dr. Holger Lilienthal

Dr. Holger  Lilienthal
Tel: +49 (0)531 596 2136
Fax: +49 (0)531 596 2199

Julius Kühn-Institut
Bundesallee 69
38116 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Remote and proximal sensing, Online Sensors and Geo-Informationsystems
  • Integration of growth models into farming practice
  • Simulation of the impacts of climate change on agricultural production
  • Development of Farm-InformationsystemsLocal Resource-Management of agricultural soils
  • Soil science

    • Development and evaluation of methods, agronomic indicators and quality criteria for determining the fertility and functionality of agricultural soils.

  • Fertilisation and fertilisers

    • Evaluation of (variable rate) fertilisation strategies to ensure the performance of soils.

  • Adoption on climate change

    • Suitability of meteorological parameters for crop management and crop production. Development of agronomic strategies under climate change conditions.


  • Member of the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation (DGPF)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut