The 53rd meeting of the Working Group Nematology will take place on March 13-14, 2025 at INRES, Molecular Phytomedicine at the University of Bonn.

Dr. Matthias Daub
Julius Kühn-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen
Pflanzenschutz in Ackerbau und Grünland
Dürener Str. 71
50189 Elsdorf

Dr. Jan-Hendrik Schmidt

Julius Kühn-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen
Institut für Edpidemiologie und Pathogendiagnostik
Messwege 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

  • Presenting and publishing nematological works in the fields of research and consultancy relating to plant protection and plant health
  • Building up a network of people and institutions that are active in the field of phenonematology
  • Supporting junior scientists working in phenonematology
  • Interdisciplinary exchange with other nematological working groups (nematodes in aquatic and terrestrial systems; parasites on vertebrates and invertebrates)
  • Ecology: Occurrence, dissemination, spreading, importance
  • Population dynamics: population density and density influencing factors
  • Monitoring damage and infestation, damage prognosis, chemical and biological control, cultural ways of control, plant nematode-resistance and -tolerance
  • Plant-parasitical host-parasite interaction-factors
  • Systematics, diagnosis, and taxonomy: classical, biochemical, and molecular-biological methods
  Working group heads Deputy working group heads
2011 - today Dr. Matthias Daub Dr. Ulrike Hakl
2003 - 2011 Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann Dr. Peter Knuth
2002 - 2003 Dr. Dieter Heinicke Dr. Ulrike Ipach
1995 - 2002 Dr. Dieter Heinicke Prof. Dr. Florian Grundler
1987 - 1995 Dr. Hans Jürgen Rumpenhorst Dr. Dieter Heinicke
1980 - 1987 Dr. Dieter Sturhan Dr. J. Schmidt
1972 - 1980 Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weischer  
07.06.1972 konstituierende Sitzung des Arbeitskreises unter Leitung Prof. Dr. Werner Steudel