Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Prof. Dr. habil. Janna Macholdt


Professor of Agronomy and Organic farming (Head)

Raum E.16.0
Betty-Heimann-Str. 5
06120 Halle (Saale)

Telefon: +49 (0) 345 5522627
Telefax: +49 (0) 345 5527023

Head of "LTE hub" Halle

Research hub on agricultural
long-term field experiments (LTEs)

To establish and maintain a collaborative network and interdisciplinary cooperation

To share and exchange experience, knowledge and opportunities

Research interests

  • Special interest in long-term field experiments
    "LTE hub" Halle:
  • Designing climate-resilient and sustainable cropping systems
    (cropping system approach “soil x climate x plant x agronomic management”)
  • Impact of current and future climates on the yield stability, production risk and environmental adaptability of cropping systems depending on agronomic management factors
  • Crop rotation, catch crops, biostimulants, regenerative agriculture, soil fertility

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2022: Professor for Agronomy and Organic farming, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany)
  • 2021: Habilitation [Pflanzenbau/Agronomy], Justus Liebig University Gießen (Germany)
  • 2019-2021: Guest researcher at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • 2015-2021: Postdoc at the Professorship of Agronomy, Justus Liebig University Giessen (Germany)
  • 2012-2015: Parental leave
  • 2009-2012: PhD at the Institute of Agronomy, Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany)
  • 2008-2009: Project manager, Syngenta Agro (Germany)
  • 2007-2008: Trainee, German Agricultural Society (DLG) (Germany)
  • 2002-2007: Studies of Agricultural Biology (Diploma) at the University of Hohenheim (Germany)

Research profiles & publications

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