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

Head
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Töpfer

Address
Geilweilerhof
76833 Siebeldingen, Germany

Office
Ms Sabine Martin
Tel.: +49(0)6345/41-0
Fax: +49(0)6345/41-179
E-mail: zr@  julius-kuehn.  de

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Dr. Anna Kicherer

Dr. Anna  Kicherer
contact
Tel: +49 (0)6345 41 123
Fax: +49 (0)6345 41 179

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Geilweilerhof
76833 Siebeldingen

Assignments and Research Activities:

  • Head of the work group digitalisation and precision viticulture
  • Project coordination and supervision of different third-party funded research projects
  • Development of sensor assisted, automated methods for an objective description of grapevine characteristics
  • Digitalisation, linkage and communication
  • Focus on: yield parameters, disease identification
  • Establishment of

    • Field phenotyping platforms: PHENObot, Phenoliner (automated data acquisition)
    • Automated data processing (phenotyping pipeline)
    • Research data management
    • Imaging and non-imaging techniques in the lab and the field
    • Methods for precision viticulture

  • Interdisciplinary cooperation in fields of:

    • Engineering
    • Programming of data bases
    • Algorithm development for image interpretation
    • Modelling of sensor data
    • AI

Memberships:

  • BMEL competence network for „Digitalisation in agriculture“

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut