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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. Lorenz Kottmann

Dr. Lorenz  Kottmann
Tel: +49 (0)531 596 2391
Fax: +49 (0)531 596 2399

Julius Kühn-Institut
Bundesallee 58
38116 Braunschweig

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Coordination unit “arable farming“
  • Climate adaption

    • Adaption of cereals to drought and heat stress
    • Phenotyping of above- and belowground plant parameters
    • Influence of elevated CO2 concentration on plant growth and development

  • Working group “New crop production systems”

    • Optimized seed patterns in cereals

  • Operation of the FACE-facility (free air carbon dioxide enrichment) and the Rain-out Shelters


  • Member of the „Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften e.V.“ (GPW)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut