Go to:
service menu

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

apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Martina Ernst | Andrea Haberle-Kappei
Tel: +49(0)531 299-3701
Fax: +49(0)531 299-3006
ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

Institute leaflet
Institute booklet

Dr. Ahmed Elhady

Dr. Ahmed  Elhady
Tel: +49 (0)531 299 3804
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3006 o. 3013

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Expertise and Research Interests:

  • Molecular plant –nematode-microbe interactions
  • Impact of plant-soil feedback on suppression of endo-parasitic nematodes by microbiomes
  • Modulating and harnessing the plant microbiome to ‎suppress plant parasitic nematodes
  • Microbiomes associated with infectious stages of endo-parasitic nematodes and their ‎impact on plant defense
  • Implementation of the soil microbiome in organic breeding in terms of pathogens suppression and yield increase
  • Priming plant defense against endo-parasitic nematodes
  • Molecular identification and quantification of plant parasitic nematodes
  • Influence of plant parasitic nematodes on nitrogen fixation by rhizobia-legume symbiosis



  • JKI-Network Phytonematology
  • Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • European Society of Nematologists (ESN)
  • Reviewer for a number of international journals (Frontiers in Plant Science, Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection)
  • Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Benha University, Egypt

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut