Go to:
service menu

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 (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 (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

PD Dr. Dr. habil. Wolfgang Büchs

Tel: +49 (0)531 596 2309
Fax: +49 (0)531 596 2399

Julius Kühn-Institut
Bundesallee 58
38116 Braunschweig


  • Assessment of the effects of fertilization, conservation/enhancement of the top soil humus layer and other production means on the biodiversity of the soil fauna
  • Assessment of the effects of genetically modified organisms (GMO´s) on the fertility and functionality of soils
  • Development and assessment of methods, indicators and quality criteria for the biodiversity and functionality of agricultural soils

Boards and Memberships:

  • Member of the expert panel of the Alliance of German Engineers (VDI)  “GMO-monitoring of soil organisms“
  • Cooperation in an expert panel for the „Selection of test organisms for the registration of gentically modified crop plants in the EU“ of the Federal Office for Nature Conservation (BfN)
  • Member of the Society for Ecology (GfÖ)

    • Convenor of the specialist group “Agroecology“

  • Member of the German Society for general and applied Entomology (DGaaE)
  • Member of the “International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Weeds / West Palaearctic Regional Section” (IOBC/WPRS)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the open access-journal “Insects

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut