Professorship for Plant Nutrition

Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science

               - Sulfur deficiency of wheat -
Director: Prof. Dr. Karl H. Mühling
Office: Jana Godler 

Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science
Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 2
24118 Kiel, Germany
Phone number: +49 (0)431 880-3189
Telefax: +49 (0)431 880-1625
Email: khmuehling®



Consultation hours:
Tuesday: 12am - 1pm
Thursday: 12am - 1pm
(or by arrangement)


Head office: Pia Lüttich
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 10 am


Focus areas in research

Plant Nutrition is the science of the functions and the dynamics of nutrients in plants, soils and agroecosystems with the aim:

  • to analyze the function of nutrients in plants  
  • to improve the plant growth and the quality of crop plants by fertilization
  • to optimize the soil fertility
  • to promote the recycling of nutrients in agroecosystems
  • to minimize environmental pollution by fertilization