My research is within the field of plant pathology and sustainable crop protection. Teaching is an important part of my work, especially in courses for agronomy students. I am course leader for Crop production – weeds, pests and diseases, and I am supervising Bachelor and Master thesis students within the subject plant pathology.
Many of the research questions I work with are of an interdisciplinary nature, making collaborations with scientists from other areas crucial for my work. A close collaboration with stakeholders outside of research is also a central part in my research.
Learn more about my ongoing research through the information videos and links below!
- Beneficial enemies stimulation through agronomic measures
- Cultivar mixtures for sustainable crop production
- Effects of the preceding crop and reduced tillage
- Importance of crop residues for the survival of plant pathogenic fungi
- Development of plant diseases in future cropping systems with maize and winter wheat
- Project OSCAR
- Project Leaf microflora
- Disease control in organic tomato production – combined biological control with microorganisms and biofumigation