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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)6221 86805-00
Fax: +49 (0)6221 86805-15
E-mail: ow@  julius-kuehn.  de

Address: Viticulture
76833 Siebeldingen, Germany
Tel: 06345 41 - 209
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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PD Dr. Jürgen Gross

PD Dr. Jürgen  Gross
Tel: +49 (0)6221 86805 21
Fax: +49 (0)6221 86805 15

Julius Kühn-Institut
Schwabenheimer Str. 101
69221 Dossenheim

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Head of the “Applied Chemical Ecology” lab
  • Research on biology, ecology, diagnosis and sustainable control of major pests in fruit crops
  • Development and implementation of innovative analytical methods
  • Development and improvement of biological and biotechnical applications in pest control in integrated and organic fruit crop farming systems (focus infochemicals)


  • President of the German Society for General and Applied Entomology (DGaaE)
  • President of the International Society for Pest Information (ISPI)
  • Convenor of the expert group „Pheromones and other semio-chemicals in integrated production“ of the International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control
  • Member of the Entomological Society of America (ESA)
  • Member of the International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE)
  • Member of the International Entomological Society (IEV)
  • Member of the German Scientific Society for Plant Protection and Plant Health r.S. (DPG)
  • Associate Editor of „Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
  • Associate editor of the Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection
  • Subject Editor at Journal of Pest Science (from 2005-2007 Editor-in-Chief)
  • Subject editor (Leaf beetles; Chrysomelidae) of ZooKeys (Pensoft Publishers, USA)
  • Member of the expert group “Low risk substances” of the European Commission (Health and Consumers Directorate-General)



Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut