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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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Dipl.-Biol. Kerstin Zikeli

Tel: +49(0)3946 47-4775
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-4805

Julius Kühn-Institut
Schwabenheimer Str. 101
69221 Dossenheim

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Organisation of the test laboratories for institute OW in the framework of the EU legislation for the national reference laboratory for pests on plants (PflSchadORZV)
  • Scientific assistant in the field of "molecular diagnostics"
  • Adaptation and further development of diverse PCR-based diagnostic tools for the detection of phytopathogenic bacteria and viruses
  • Assistance with high-throughput sequencing for the detection and characterisation of microorganisms and characterisation of pathogen-plant host-interactions
  • Molecular diagnostics and characterisation of phytoplasmas in plants and insects
  • Phytoplasmas in apple rootstocks: Open land studies in terms of resistance, yield, growth and colonisation behaviour
  • Participation in quality management

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut