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

Head
Prof. Dr. Frank Ordon

Address
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany

Office
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

Address
Rudolf-Schick-Platz 3
18190 Sanitz, Germany

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

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Dr. Tim Mark Ziesche

Postdoc

contact
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 641
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 600

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg

Research:

  • Study of insect population dynamics and long-term data, to understand the impacts of environmental changes (climate change, land-use change etc.) on the resistance and resilience of plants and to seek for more sustainable strategies
  • Development of indicators and methods, to assess the impacts of biodiversity decline and loss of of insects on plant-pathogen and plant-insect interactions in agricultural systems
  • Analysing causes and consequences of biodiversity losses in agro-ecosystems with a focus on the relationship between biodiversity and ecosytem functions
  • Investigation of long-term environmental changes and stress factors at different levels (from direct and indirect effects), with a special emphasis on climate change and insects

Boards and memberships:

  • German Phytochemical Society r.S. (DPG)
  • Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland r.S. (GFÖ); (AraGes); (GAC)
  • German Society for General and Applied Entomology r.S. (DGaaE)