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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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M.Sc. Elisa Kalvelage

M.Sc. Elisa  Kalvelage
Tel: +49 (0)6345 41 214
Fax: +49 (0)6345 41 240

Julius Kühn-Institut
76833 Siebeldingen

Scopes and research activities: 

  • research associate/PhD student in the working group “mycology in viticulture”

    • participation in the BMEL funded cooperative project “AuDiSens: Development of a sensor-based early-diagnosis system to detect downy mildew, Plasmopara viticola, for an improved plant protection strategy in organic viticulture”

  • microscopical and molecular techniques for the pathogen diagnostics prior to symptom development
  • comparison of the pathogen’s epidemiology between fungal-resistant and traditional grapevine cultivars
  • evaluation of different spraying regimes against downy mildew for an improved plant protection strategy in organic viticulture

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut