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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. Sabine Kind

Dr. Sabine  Kind
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47-4765
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47-4805

Julius Kühn-Institut
Schwabenheimer Str. 101
69221 Dossenheim

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Leader of the subject area ‘Mycology’ in fruit crops
  • Diagnosis, epidemiology and control of fungal diseases
  • Investigations on host-parasite interactions
  • Development of sustainable plant protection methods, e.g. for the apple replant disease (Project ORDIAmur)
  • 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


  • Member of the German Phytomedical Society (DPG)
  • Member of the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (IS-MPMI)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut