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

Prof. Dr. Frank Ordon

Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany

Ms Hanka Jentsch
Tel: +49(0)3946 47-602
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-600
rs@  julius-kuehn.  de

Experimental station for potato breeding
in Groß Lüsewitz

Rudolf-Schick-Platz 3
18190 Sanitz, Germany

Ms Gabriele Platek
Tel: +49(0)38209 45-100
Fax: +49(0)38209 45-120
rs@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Gisela Jansen

 Gisela  Jansen
Tel: +49 (0)38209 45 103
Fax: +49 (0)38209 45 120

Julius Kühn-Institut
Rudolf-Schick-Platz 3
18190 Sanitz / OT Groß-Lüsewitz


  • Planning and realization of field, shelter and greenhouse experiments to analyze the influence of abiotic stress on quality of raw material of agricultural crops (potatoes, cereals, legumes).
  • Development and adaptation of physical, chemical and biochemical methods and the establishment of breeding-relevant non-destructive methods using low amounts of material to evaluate stress-related changes in components.
  • Investigation of main components (protein, starch, oil) with standard methods as well as specialization in rheology/viscometry, NIR- and NIT-spectroscopy and rapid photometry.

Boards and memberships:

  • Member of the ´Gesellschaft für Pflanzenzüchtung e. V.´ (GPZ)
  • Member of ´Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Lupine e. V.´ (G.F.L.)
  • Member of  German Society for Quality Research on Plant Foods (DGQ)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut