Dr. Friederike de Mol

Research assistant

Phone: 0381/498 3170
Fax: 0381/498 118 3162


Scientific Career

  • 1985-1990: studies of agricultural sciences, Kiel University and Göttingen University, thesis in soil science
  • 1996: PhD in agricultural sciences (Dr. sc. agr.), Göttingen University, thesis in soil physics
  • 1998-2004: scientific coworker, Göttingen University, Research Center Agriculture and the Environment
  • since 2004: scientific coworker, Rostock University, Institut for Landuse, Crop Health

Fields of Research


  • Crop Health
  • Applied Crop Health
  • Crop Protection Ecology
  • Explorative data analysis


Koning L A, de Mol F, Gerowitt B (2019) Effects of management by glyphosate or tillage on the weed vegetation in a field experiment. Soil and Tillage Research 186, 79-86.

de Mol F, Winter M, Gerowitt B (2018) Weather determines the occurrence of wheat stem base diseases in biogas cropping systems. Crop Protection 114, 1-11.

Pannwitt H, Westerman P R, de Mol F, Selig C, Gerowitt B (2017) Biological control of weed patches by seed predators; responses to seed density and exposure time. Biological Control 108, 1-8.

Ritter C, de Mol F, Richter E, Struck C, Katroschan K-U (2016) Antipredator behavioral traits of some Agriotes wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and their potential implications for species identification. Journal of Insect Behavior 29, 214-232.

de Mol F, von Redwitz C, Gerowitt B (2015) Weed species composition of maize fields in Germany is influenced by site and crop sequence. Weed Research 55, 574-585.

Strehlow B, de Mol F, Struck C (2015) Risk potential of clubroot disease on winter oilseed rape. Plant Disease 99, 667-675.

de Mol F, Gerowitt B, Kaczmarek S, Matysiak K, Sønderskov M, Mathiassen S K (2015) Intraregional and inter-regional variability of herbicide sensitivity in common arable weed populations. Weed Research 55, 370-379.

Sønderskov M, Fritzsche R, de Mol F, Gerowitt B, Goltermann S, Kierzek R, Krawczyk R, Bøjer O M, Rydahl P (2015) DSSHerbicide: Weed control in winter wheat with a decision support system in three South Baltic regions - Field experimental results. Crop Protection 76, 15-23.

Winter M, de Mol F, von Tiedemann A (2014) Cropping systems with maize and oilseed rape for energy production may reduce the risk of stem base diseases in wheat. Field Crops Research 156, 249-257.

Schulz A, Mathiassen, S K, de Mol F (2014) Approaches to early detection of herbicide resistance in Apera spica-venti regarding intra- and inter-field situations. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection, 121, 138-148.

Strehlow B, de Mol F, Struck C (2014) Location and crop management affect clubroot severity in Germany [deutsch]. Gesunde Pflanzen 66, 157-164.

Strehlow B, de Mol F, Struck C (2014) History of oilseed rape cropping and geographic origin affect the genetic structure of Plasmodiophora brassicae populations. Phytopathology 104, 532-538.


von Redwitz C, de Mol F (2018). PROSPER: Simulation of weed population dynamics. R package version  0.3.0. CRAN.R-project.org/package=PROSPER.