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

Professor Dr. Wilhelm Jelkmann

Address:  Horticulture
Schwabenheimer Straße 101
69221 Dossenheim, Germany

Ms Silvia Kowalczyk-Binder
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 - 4700
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 - 4805
E-mail: ow@  julius-kuehn.  de

Address: Viticulture
76833 Siebeldingen, Germany
Tel: 03946 47 4609
ow@  julius-kuehn.  de

branch office at DLR Mosel
Gartenstr. 18
54470 Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
Tel: +49(0)6531 - 956 483

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Dr. Astrid Eben

Dr. Astrid  Eben
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-4760
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-4805

Julius Kühn-Institut
Schwabenheimer Str. 101
69221 Dossenheim

Tasks and Main Research Areas

  • Head of the Laboratory of Entomology in fruit crops
  • Development of integrated and ecological management strategies against insect pests in fruit crops
  • Research on biology, ecology and population dynamics of pest insects and beneficial arthropods in fruit crops
  • Focus: invasive insects in fruits; enhancement of biodiversity in orchards
  • Evaluation of the impact of environmental parameters on development and population dynamics of new invasive pest species in orchards
  • Monitoring of invasive species and their natural enemies
  • Contribution to the development of edicts and legislative proposals; consultancy for the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL), the European and Mediterranean Plant Organization (EPPO), and the European Union (EU)
  • Involvement in preparation of guidelines for efficacy tests with plant protection products in integrated production of fruits as well as for pest risk analysis of invasive species

Professional Memberships, Participation in Boards and Committees

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut