Dr. Birger Koopmann


The scientific scope among other plant pathology questions is focused on fungal diseases of oilseed rape (Phoma, Verticillium, Sclerotinia) and Northern Corn Leaf Blight  of maize.
For details refer to the web page RESEARCH of the division


Refer to the web page PUBLICATIONS of the division


  • Spezielle Phytomedizin (B.Agr.0346)
  • Interactions between Plants and Phytopathogens (M.Agr. 0023)
  • Molecular Techniques in Phytopathology (M.Agr.0039)
  • Mycology (M.Agr. 0045) 
  • Plant Diseases and Pests in Temperate Zones (M.Cp.0004)
  • Plant Pathology and Crop Protection Seminar (M.Cp.0010; PAG.0007)
  • Interdisziplinäres Seminar
  • Molecular Genetics: Fundamental Techniques in Plant Pathology and Entomology (PAG.0044)

For details refer to the web page TEACHING of the division.

Curriculum vitae

  • Born 1963 in Bremerhaven
  • 1991 Diploma of Agricuktural Sciences, University Göttingen
  • 1996 Dissertation, Plant Pathology
  • 1996-2001 scientist, Insitute for Plant Pathology and Plant Protection, University Göttingen
  • Since 2001 "akademischer Rat"
  • 2003-2013 Convenor of the working group IOBC-WPRS- Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops der "International Organisation for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palaearctic Regional Section" (IOBC-WPRS)
  • Preservation of the Heiser Mühle, Gallerieholländer windmill, Hollen - OT Heise, Municipality of Beverstedt, County of Cuxhaven