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

Head
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Töpfer

Address
Geilweilerhof
76833 Siebeldingen, Germany

Office
Ms Sabine Martin
Tel.: +49(0)6345/41-0
Fax: +49(0)6345/41-179
E-mail: zr@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Katja Herzog

Dr. Katja  Herzog
contact
Tel: +49 (0)6345 41 124
Fax: +49 (0)6345 41 179

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Geilweilerhof
76833 Siebeldingen

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Head of the group for sensor-based grapevine phenotyping
  • Coordinator and supervisor of different projects

  • Development and validation of sensor assisted, automated methods for an objective description of grapevine characteristics
  • Application of imaging and non-imaging sensors and sensor fusion under lab, greenhouse or field conditions
  • Development of fast screening techniques for grapevine breeding purposes and objective characterization of the genetic repository
  • Analysis, interpretation and statistic modelling of sensor data with corresponding ground truth evaluations

  • Main topics: phenology, plant- and bunch architecture, berry skin/surface features, Botrytis

  • Interdisciplinary cooperations:

    • mechatronic und geodesy
    • computer Science
    • photogrammetry
    • German Plant Phenotyping Network (DPPN)

 

 

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut