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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)3946 47-6101
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-6106
ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Toppheideweg 88
48161 Münster
Phone: +49 (0)251 87106-45
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Xorla Kanfra

PhD student

Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-6253
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-6106

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Morphological and molecular assessment of nematode community structure in replant diseased soil
  • Ecological assessment of nematodes as bioindicators for soil health / quality
  • Interaction of nematodes and microbes affecting replant disease
  • Identification of plant-parasitic nematodes by an integrative approach
  • Bioinformatic and biometric analysis of DNA sequence data from High-Throughput-Amplicon-Sequencing
  • Working at project “BonaRes-ORDIAmur-P12: Nematodes contributing to apple replant disease (ARD) and as indicators of soil quality”
    (JKI-supervisor: Dr. Heuer)
    BonaRes is the abbreviation for “Soil as a sustainable resource for the bioeconomy”. It is a funding programme of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under the umbrella of the National Research Strategy BioEconomy 2030.


  • German Scientific Society for Plant Protection and Plant Health (DPG)
  • European Society of Nematologists (ESN)
  • JKI-network Phytonematology

Scientific Education:

  • M.Sc. Nematology, University of Gent, Belgium (2013-2015)
  • B.Sc. Agriculture, University of Ghana

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut