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The Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) is the Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants in Germany and an autonomous superior federal authority in the portfolio of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).

JKI in figures:

  • 18 specialized institutes
    complemented by service units, such as library, data processing, field and greenhouse and administration
  • around 1200 staff members, of whom 350 are scientists
  • research facilities at currently 9 sites, its main office is located in Quedlinburg (Saxony-Anhalt)