Plant Pathology & Plant Protection Seminar - Winter term 2022/23

Seminar takes place on Tuesdays at 16:15. 

The seminar will be held in a hybrid form (prescence and online via Zoom) in lecture room L07.
The lecturer should usually be physically present together with the team of supervisors (exception: externals). All other interested people may join the seminar directly or via Zoom (video conferencing tool). If the room capacity is not sufficient, we reserve the right to refer to the online Zoom access. In case you have not received an invitation:

  • The Zoom link is stored in StudIP
  • Send a request via email to You will receive the link via email.

Please also register to the seminar via StudIP! (Lecturers and listenors!)

Schedule and topic titles are still preliminary!

Date / Chair Topic / Lecturer
25.10.22 - 22.11.22 No seminar

Siham Khanfri

(1) Einfluss von Trichoderma afroharzianum auf die Futterqualität und Amylase Aktivität von Mais, Lara Steffens (PP)

(2) Interactions between sugar beet cultivar resistance and Cercospora beticola population, Yixuan Yang (IfZ)


Madhav Chandarana

(1) The effect of host plant on the germination of microsclerotia of Verticillium longisporum, Sarenqimuge Sarenqimuge (PP)

(2) A reliable and high-throughput method for the evaluation of seed treatments to control wheat loose smut (Ustilago segetum var. nuda f. sp. tritici), Siham Khanfri (PP-external)


Hendrik Wenneker

(1) Occurence of Trichderma in Germany and effect of soil treatment and previous crops, Madhav Chandarana (PP)

(2) Investigations on hot water treatment for the production of high-quality grapevine propagation material, Dorottya Simon (PP-external)


Peet Gaumann

(1) Exploration of candidate genes involved in dormancy and germination of microsclerotia of Verticillium longisporum, Hendrik Wenneker (PP)

(2) Regulation and functional validation of GSTs involved in detoxification of herbicides mainly applied in pre-emergence, Evlampia Parcharidou (PP-H external)

27.12.22 Christmas holidays NO SEMINAR
03.01.23 NO SEMINAR

Niklas Mahlau

(1) Towards fluorescence tagging and biocontrol of nematodes using Purpureocillium lilacinus, Cornelius Möhle (PP - JKI)

(2) Host spectrum of Trichderma afroharzianum, Peet Gaumann (PP)


Eike Tannen

(1) Epidemiological studies on wheat blast (Magnaporthe oryzae pathotype Tritici, MoT) with special reference to potential biocontrol, Musrat Surovy (PP)

(2) Generation of pyrG mutants and fluorescence tagging of Purpureocillium lilacinum using a pyrG-dsRed plasmid construct, Assma Outougane (PP)

(3) Phenotyping oilseed rape genotypes for their resistance against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. conglutinans, Niklas Mahlau


Felix Voll

(1) Pathogenicity of biological, Trichodema based fungicides and growth inhibitors on maize, Eike Tannen (PP)

(2) Specifcy and efficacy of biocontrol of nematodes using different strains of Purpureocillium lilacinum, Franziska Gelbke (JKI / PP)


Dennis Rahenbrock

(1) Fusarium on oats, Charlotte Rodemann (PP)

(2) Effect of temperature, ph Value and water activity on the growth of Trichderma in vivo and in vitro, Felix Voll (PP)


Dorottya Simon

(1) Development of RNA-based control strategies against virus yellows in sugar beet, Dennis Rahenbrock (IfZ)

(2) Field disease monitoring through implementing UAV imagery, environmental modeling, and artificial intelligence in sugar beet, Fucundo Ispizua (IfZ)