Thomas Eichert

[Photo: Thomas Eichert]PD DR.HABIL. THOMAS EICHERT

Tel: (+49) 228 38 75 60 81-2

Thomas Eichert is scientist and lecturer at the Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation – Plant Nutrition, at the University of Bonn.

  • Habilitation at the University of Bonn, Germany, Faculty of Agriculture
  • PhD (Dr. rer. nat., summa cum laude) at the University of Bayreuth, Germany
  • Degree in Geoecology from University of Bayreuth, Germany

He is a leading expert in foliar nutrition and has made major contributions to the understanding of the principles of foliar nutrient uptake and environmental factors controlling this process. He has profound experience in experimental design, in the development of new, problem-oriented experimental approaches and statistical analysis and inter­pretation of data. Apart from foliar nutrition, his research focuses on plant ecophysiology, nutrient mobility in plants, and plant availability of nutrients in soils and fertilizers. He contributed to the 3rd edition of Marschner‘s textbook: “Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants”. In 2016, he won the University award for “excellent teaching”.