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

Head
apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann

Address
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

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

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Dr. Jan Henrik Schmidt

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Dr. Jan Henrik Schmidt
contact
Tel: +49 (0)531 299 3760
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3006

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and research activities:

  • Use of nematodes as indicators to assess the sustainability of modern agricultural production systems;
  • development of sustainable strategies for plant-parasitic nematode control with particular focus on antagonistic microbes and (induced) plant resistance;
  • morphological and molecular identification of plant-parasitic and free-living nematodes, taxonomical editing of important genera and species and their systematics;
  • studies of the biology and epidemiology of significant plant-parasitic nematodes;
  • professional assistance and advisory support in national and international committees;
  • Curator of the German nematode collection.

Boards, memberships and other activities:

  • German Phytomedical Society (DPG)
  • European Society of Nematologists (ESN)
  • Consulting group Nematology
  • Working group Phytonematology at the JKI
  • Reviewer for various scientific journals with a focus on phytopathology and agronomy Professional

Career & education:

  • since 10/2020 Nematologist, Julius Kühn-Institute, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Braunschweig;
  • 04/2017 – 09/2020 PostDoc, Ecological Plant Protection, University of Kassel;
  • 06/2018 – 03/2019 PostDoc, Organic Plant Breeding & Agrobiodiversity, University of Kassel;
  • 12/2012 – 03/2017 PhD, Ecological Plant Protection, University of Kassel.

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut