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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. Sylvia Kratz

Dr. Sylvia  Kratz
Tel: +49 (0)531 596 2144
Fax: +49 (0)531 596 2199

Julius Kühn-Institut
Bundesallee 69
38116 Braunschweig

Research areas

  • Agronomic evaluation of fertilisers regarding fertiliser efficiency and contaminant load
  • Special investigations on the use of biobased fertilisers made from recycled nutrient sources
  • Development of standard trials to assess the nutrient availability of fertilisers (focus on phosphorus)
  • Development of a regional network for resource efficient phosphorus recycling
  • Sustainable management of nutrients from farmyard manures and slurries
  • Evaluation of methods for assessing the nutrient status of agricultural soils (focus on phosphorus)
  • Agronomic evaluation of biostimulants


Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut