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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Centre
for Cultivated Plants

Prof. Dr. Jörg Michael Greef and
Prof. Dr. Dr. Ewald Schnug

Bundesallee 58
38116 Braunschweig, Germany

Office (Building Soil Science)
Ms Sabine Wichmann and
Ms Angelika Kunde
Tel: +49(0)531 596-2102/-2104/-2105
Fax: +49(0)531 596-2199
pb@  julius-kuehn.  de

Office (Building Crop Science)
Ms Sigrid Ehlers and
Ms Angelika Dölle
Tel: +49(0)531 596-2302/-2303
Fax: +49(0)531 596-2399
pb@  julius-kuehn.  de

Institute booklet

Dr. Gerhard Rühl

Tel: +49 (0)531 596 2345
Fax: +49 (0)531 596 2399

Julius Kühn-Institut
Bundesallee 58
38116 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Coordination of the Federal Research Program for Securing Coexistence
  • Investigation in yield and quality stability in grain legumes
  • Testing the possibilities of utilization of near-infrared-spectroscopy for estimating value determining components in fresh and dried plant material
  • Head of research activity 3 in the frame of the project „development of a procedure for the cost-efficient selective production of gibberellins for increasing yield of energy crops“
  • Investigation in nitrogen fertilizer reduction of winter wheat by improved prediction of baking quality
  • Head of laboratory and training of biolab assistants


  • Scientific representative of Germany in EU-committee COEX-NET (“Network for the exchange and coordination of information concerning the coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops”)
  • Representative of Germany in the Technical Working Group Maize of the European coexistence bureau (EcoB)
  • Member of the research group „Quality of plant products“ of the VDLUFA Section I
  • Member of the German-Turkish association of agricultural and natural scientists (VDTAN)
  • Chairman of the examination board „biolab assistant“ of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK Braunschweig)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut