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Welcome to the Department of Organic Plant Nutrition!

Welcome to the chair Ecological Plant Nutrition of the Department of Ecological Agricultural Sciences at the University of Kassel, which is under the direction of Prof. Dr. Judy Simon.

Here you will find a short overview of the activities of our department. Feel free to contact us with any suggestions or questions.

Subject area management

Chair of Ecological Plant Nutrition

At a glance

  • Plant-plant-soil interactions
  • Nitrogen cycle
  • Uptake of different nitrogen sources (organic, inorganic)
  • Mechanisms of nitrogen uptake by plants
  • Influence of secondary plant compounds on the nitrogen cycle
  • Influence of climatic factors (especially drought, increased temperature)
  • Influence of invasive plant species

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Nordbahnhofstr. 1a
Lecture hall and laboratory building
37213 Witzenhausen

Secretariat: 05542 98-1560

Office hours:
Mon-Thu: 8.00-12.00