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Dr Antje Fiebig

Scientific Research Focus

  • Analysis of plant hormones and secondary metabolites (antioxidants, phenols, flavonols, carbohydrates, etc.) in plant and fruit tissue

  • Effects of abiotic stresses on concentrations of secondary metabolites

  • Studies on different irrigation systems to optimize horticultural crop production


Academic Education

  • 2005 - 2010

    Diploma in Horticultural Sciences, University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany

  • 2011 - 2014
    PhD in Environmental Sciences, Lancaster University, UK


Professional Career

  • 2014 - 2015

    Postdoctoral Researcher at Lancaster University, UK

  • since 2016
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Lab Manager and Security Delegate, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), Horticultural Science, University of Bonn, Germany


Selected Publications

  1. Fiebig, A.; Dodd, I.C. (2016). Inhibition of tomato shoot growth by over-irrigation is linked to nitrogen deficiency and ethylene. Physiologia Plantarum, 156: 70-83.

  2. Fiebig, A.; Dodd, I.C. (2015). Feedback regulation of irrigation via soil moisture monitoring and its effects on plant growth and physiology. Acta Horticulturae, (accepted and in press).

  3. Fiebig, A.; Dodd, I.C. (2013). A biphasic response of leaf ethylene emission to soil moisture status in tomato. Aspects of Applied Biology 119, Fruits and Roots: A Celebration and Look Forward (conference proceeding) 2013: 171-180.

  4. Kondo, S.; Fiebig, A.; Okawa, K.; Ohara, H.; Kowitcharoen, L.; Nimitkeatkai, H.; Kittikorn, M.; Kim, M. (2011). Jasmonic acid, polyamine, and antioxidant levels in apple seedlings as affected by Ultraviolet-C irradiation. Plant Growth Regulation, 64: 83-89.

  5. Fiebig, A.; Kowitcharoen, L.; Okawa, K.; Ohara, H.; Kondo, S. (2010). Jasmonic acid and polyamine levels in apple seedlings as affected by ultraviolet-C irradiation. Hort. Res. (Japan) 9 (Suppl. 2), p. 139 (Abstract and presentation at congress “Japanese Society for Horticultural Science 210 years meeting”, Oita, Japan).

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