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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. Falk Hubertus Behrens

Dr. Falk Hubertus Behrens
Tel: +49 (0)6345 41-211
Fax: +49 (0)6345-41-240

Julius Kühn-Institut
76833 Siebeldingen

Assignments and Research Activities

  • Head of the working group “Mycology and Plant Protection in Integrated and Organic Viticulture”
  • Research on biology, epidemiology, diagnosis and control of fungal pathogens in viticulture
  • Investigations on the functional biodiversity of grapevine mycobiomes
  • Development and investigations on integrated and organic plant protection procedures
  • 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 Protection Organization (EPPO), and the European Union (EU)
  • Involvement in preparation of guidelines for efficacy tests with fungicides in viticulture as well as for pest risk analysis of invasive species


  • Member of the “German Society for Plant Protection and Plant Health r. S.” (DPG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut