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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Karin Hage-Ahmed

Institute of Plant Protection
Konrad Lorenz-Straße 24, 3430 Tulln an der Donau
Tel: +43 1 47654-95305


ORCID: 0000-0001-7711-8101

Curr. Vitae

2019 - Senior Scientist at the Institute of Plant Protection, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2015 - Guest scientist at the Northern Arizona University, USA, in the group of Prof. Nancy Johnson
2013 - 2019 Research and teaching associate (Post-Doc) at the the Institute of Plant Protection, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2008 - 2013 Doctoral degree, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
2007 - 2008 Research assistant at Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety Ltd., Division for Data, Statistics and Risk Assessment
2006 - Scientific stay at the Université de Montréal, „Institut de recherche en biologie végétale“, Canada, Laboratory of Prof. Marc St-Arnaud
2004 - 2005 Erasmus studies at the KVL in Copenhagen, Denmark
2000 - 2007 Master in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

crop husbandry; plant protection; plant breeding; Vegetable growing; microbiology;


root exudates/influence on phytopathogenic fungi; arbuscular mycorrhiza; in-vitro testing of fungal development; antagonistic and symbiotic fungi; soilborne pathogens; Intercropping settings; biological control; endophytic fungi; phytopathology;


2013 Georg Prosoroff Preis (1. Platz)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2021 - European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO)
2019 - ALVA (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen)
extended member of the managing board
2018 - DPG (Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft)
2015 - International Mycorrhiza Society

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2021 - Applied Soil Ecology:
Advisory Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2018 - Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
2017 - Journal of Phytopathology
2016 - Applied Soil Ecology
2016 - Mycological Progress
2016 - Biology and Fertility of Soils
2015 - Plant Physiology
2015 - Photosynthetica
2015 - New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
2015 - Frontiers in Plant Science
2014 - Biocontrol Science and Technology
2014 - European Journal of Plant Pathology
2014 - PLoS One
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