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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. Torsten Meiners

Dr. Torsten  Meiners
Tel: +49 (0)30 8304 2329
Fax: +49 (0)30 8304 2503

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

Research activities:   

Development of biobased products (eg plant protection agents) from plant extracts

Analysis of bioactive compounds from wild plants and crops with respect to resistance and quality

Screening of accessions from gene-banks and other plant collections for resistance traits and identification of compounds as marker for resistance

Effect of abiotic and biotic (eg diversity, competition, infestation) parameters on compounds that determine resistance and quality in wild plants and crops

Function of biologically active compounds in multitrophic interactions and agricultural ecosystems

Memberships and Boards:

  • International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE)
  • Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft (DPG)
  • Reviewer for different journals


Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut