since 1999

Senior Scientist at the Departments of Organic Farming & Cropping and Ecological Plant Protection at the University of Kassel


Employee at Engineer Office PlanCoTec, Neu-Eichenberg


PhD, Junior Scientist, University of Kassel, Dissertation "Suppressive effects of composts from separately collected organic wastes and cattle manure compost on soilborne diseases" (Prof. Dr. H. Vogtmann)


Study of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Göttingen, Diploma-thesis: "Survival of some phytopathogens during composting of yard and biogenic waste" (Prof. Dr. G. Wolf)


Study of agriculture, University of Kassel, Diploma-thesis: "Phytosanitary effects of selected compost from different raw materials against the root rot pathogen Pythium ultimum" (Dr. C. Schüler)


Vocational training on-farm

  • European Association for Potato Research (EAPR)
  • International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR)
  • Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft (DPG)