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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)6221 86805-00
Fax: +49 (0)6221 86805-15
E-mail: ow@  julius-kuehn.  de

Address: Viticulture
76833 Siebeldingen, Germany
Tel: 06345 41 - 209
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. Heidrun Vogt

Wissenschaftliche Direktorin

Dr. Heidrun  Vogt
Tel: +49 (0)6221 86805 30
Fax: +49 (0)6221 86805 15

Julius Kühn-Institut
Schwabenheimer Str. 101
69221 Dossenheim

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Leader of the subject area ‘Entomology in Fruit Growing’
  • Investigations on biology, ecology and population dynamics of pest and beneficial arthropods in orchards
  • Development of sustainable plant protection methods
  • Research into the development of environmentally sound methods to control Spotted Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) and cherry fruit flies (Rhagoletis cerasi and R. cingulata).
    Active support at animated film about importance of netting cherry trees to prevent attack of Spotted Wing Drosophila)
  • Collaboration in 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 the preparation and enhancement of guidelines for efficiency tests with plant protection products and for integrated production in fruit growing as well as for pest risk analysis for invasive species

Boards, Memberships:

  • Council Member of the “International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control – West Palaearctic Regional Section  (IOBC-WPRS)

    • Liaison Officer of the „IOBC-WPRS Publication Commission“
    • Liaison Officer of the IOBC-WPRS Working Group “Integrated protection of fruit crops“

  • Member of the German Society for General and Applied Entomology (DGaaE)
  • Member of the Association of Friends and Sponsors of the German Entomological Institute Member of the German Phytomedical Society r. S. (DPG)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut