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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


Institute booklet

Dr. Nadine Herwig

Tel: +49 (0)30 8304 2310
Fax: +49 (0)30 8304 2503

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

Tasks and fields of research:

  • Investigation and assessments of agri-relevant inorganic substances of soils regarding different management practices
  • Modeling of element bioavailability on the path soil/soil organism for the assessment of soil quality
  • Aftertreatment monitoring of fate and behavior of inorganic plant protection products (Cu, S) in agro-ecosystems
  • Investigation of abiotic factors for the diagnosis of plant diseases, resilience of crop plants and sustainable land management


  • Member of the Association of German agricultural analytic and research institutes (VDLUFA)
  • Member of the German Soil Science Society (DBG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut