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

Dr. Ute Katharina Vogler

Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Ms Kerstin Hansmann and
Ms Margot Knur
Tel: +49(0)531 299-4401/-4402
Fax: +49(0)531 299-3009
E-mail: gf@  julius-kuehn.  de

Branch offices

in Münster
Toppheideweg 88
48161 Münster, Germany
Office: Ms Elvira Politz
Tel: +49(0)251 87106-10
Fax: +49(0)251 87106-33 

in Kleinmachnow
Stahnsdorfer Damm 81
14532 Kleinmachnow, Germany
Tel: +49(0)33203 48-0
Fax: +49(0)33203 48-425

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Dr. Quentin Schorpp

Dr. Quentin  Schorpp
Tel: +49 (0)531 299 4452
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3009

Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Tasks and research activities:

  • Biology and epidemiology of pest-arthropods in horticulture and ornamentals, with focus on root-vegetables, asparagus and ornamental shrubs
  • Sustainable control-strategies for integrated and organic cropping systems
  • Morphological determination of pest-insects
  • Efficacy evaluation of insecticides and acaricides for horticulture, ornamentals and hop under the national authorisation system
  • Contribution to the preparation of EU-monographs for active substances
  • Consulting service for the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

Ongoing projects:

  • Demonstrationproject medical plants (KAMEL); Diseases in chamomile crops – Investigation of causes and first solutions for control (FNR)
  • PLAT-SPARGEL; Controlstrategies for the asparagus fly (Pliorecepta poeciloptera) in integrated and organic cropping systems (BLE)

Working groups, scientific memberships:

  • The German Scientific Society for Plant Protection and Plant Health (DPG)
  • German Soil Science Society (DBGes)
  • Working group Gap-Indication

Publications at Researchgate

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut