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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. Thomas Nothnagel

Dr. Thomas  Nothnagel
Tel: +49 (0)3946 47 3030
Fax: +49 (0)3946 47 3002

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

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Scientific processing of vegetable species
  • Evaluation and phenotyping of genetic resources concerning important traits for breeding
  • Investigation of the genetic basis for inheritance of characters relevant for breeding
  • Development of breeding methods and strategies for vegetables
  • Intra- and interspecific as well as intergeneric hybridization to increase the genetic variability and transfer breeding relevant characters
  • Flowerbiological and histological investigations

Boards and memberships:

  • Society for Plant Breeding  (GPZ)
  • National representative, European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources  (ECPGR), Umbellifer working group


  • Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Institute for Agrarian and Nutrition science of Faculty III of Natural Science

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut