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

Acting Head
Dr. Andrea Krähmer

Königin-Luise-Straße 19
14195 Berlin, Germany

Ms Catharina Blank / Ms Vera Frimel
Tel: +49(0)30 8304-25 01/-2511
Fax: +49(0)30 8304-2503
oepv@  julius-kuehn.  de


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Dr. Garnet Marlen Kroos

Dr. Garnet Marlen Kroos
Tel: +49 (0)30 8304 2508
Fax: +49 (0)30 8304 2503

Julius Kühn-Institut
Königin-Luise-Str. 19
14195 Berlin


  • Scientific evaluations of plant protection products and fumigation methods (participation in the European and national assessment procedure) regarding the biological efficacy against pest organisms, the effects on the quality of the treated produce, resistance behavior, resistance management and the intended uses)
  • Assessment of active substances in products used in stored product protection especially concerning the mode of action and the biological effectiveness against pest organisms
  • Comparative assessment of efficacy and risk of developing resistance
  • Risk/benefit analysis of special uses of plant protection products
  • Regulatory framework in stored product protection; including borderline cases: plant protection products-biocidal products, plant products-processed plant products like food/feed
  • Test methods and standards regarding the European harmonization of data requirements and evaluation (ECHA, EPPO, IPPC etc.)
  • Scientific subjects in the context of stored plant protection and efficacy evaluation (regulatory science)
  • Knowledge portal addressing i.a. scientific questions and projects, statutory regulations and news

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut