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

Prof. Dr. Frank Marthe

Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany

Ms Elke Rehwald
Tel: +49(0)3946 47-3001
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-3002
Mail: zg@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Janine König

Dr. Janine  König
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 3092
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 3002

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


Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Establishment of resistance screening and selection methods to viruses and fungi in vegetables and ornamentals
  • Conservation of relevant isolates of viruses and fungi from vegetables and ornamentals
  • Evaluation of genetic resources in asparagus to Asparagus virus 1 (AV-1) and Fusarium spp. as well as in carrot to Mycocentrospora acerina and Botrytis cinerea
  • Digital image analysis for phenotypical characterisation of resistance to fungal diseases in carrot and asparagus
  • Analysis of the occurrence and characteristics to Fusarium spp. in growing regions of pea


  • German Society of Plant Breeding (GPZ)
  • German Phytomedical Society r. S. (DPG)
  • European Association for Plant Breeding Research (EUCARPIA)

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut