Dr. Sabine Andert

Research assistant

Telefon: 0381/498 3163
Fax: 0381/498 118 3162

Scientific Career

  • since 09/2016: Research assistant at the University of Rostock
  • 2016: FMC
  • 2012-2016: Ph. D. at the University of Rostock
  • 2010-2012: Studies of Agroecology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel; Master degree (M. sc. agr.); Thesis: “Systemic spread of Fusarium and their mycotoxins in Zea mays”
  • 2007-2010: Studies of Agroecology at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Bachelor degree (B. sc. agr.); Thesis: “The foliar fertilizer NutriPhite - impact on yield-forming factors in the culture of winter rape “

Research projects

  • DFG-Project AC/DC-weeds - Applying and Combining Disturbance and Competition for an agro-ecological management of perennial weeds
    Work-Package-Leader “Graphic web tool”
    Team member Work-Packages “Disturbance” und “Monitoring“
    period: 2019-2022
  • MAPS
    Project management
    period: 2019-2022
  •  BMBF-Projekt InnoSoilPhos- P-Efficiency: The Farm and Production Economics Perspective
    Team member
  • Characterisation and economic and agro-ecological evaluation of crop rotations in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
    Team member
  • Regulation of arable weeds and cover crops with plant-based acids and oils
    Project management
    period: 2018-2019


  • Crop Health
  • Applied Crop Health
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Crop Protection Ecology


  • European Weed Research Society (EWRS)
  • German Society of Plant Protection and Plant Health (DPG)

Scientific role

  • 2019: IOBC Expert for “IP guidelines for arable crops”
  • Since 2016: Journal Plant Disease and Plant Protection (Associate Editor)
  • Since 2015: Reviewer of the Journals Crop Protection, Ecological Indicators, Weed Research
  • Since 2017: Mitglied der Strukturkommission der Agrar- und Umweltwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Rostock
  • 2016: Nachwuchssprecherin der Deutschen Phytomedizinischen Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG)
  • 2015: Stellvertretende Nachwuchssprecherin der Deutschen Phytomedizinischen Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG)


Peer-reviewed Publications
Andert, S., Bürger, J., Mutz, J.-E., Gerowitt, B., 2018: Patterns of pre-crop glyphosate use and in-crop selective herbicide intensities in Northern Germany. European Journal of Agronomy 97, 20-27.

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Stein, S., Gerowitt, B., 2016: The influence of crop sequence on fungicide and herbicide use intensities in North German arable farming. European Journal of Agronomy 77, 81-89.

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Gerowitt, B., 2015a. On-farm pesticide use in four Northern German regions as influenced by farm and production conditions. Crop Protection 75: 1-10.

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Gerowitt, B., 2015b. Zur Bedeutung betrieblicher Faktoren für die Pflanzenschutzmittel-Intensität im Ackerbau. Gesunde Pflanzen 68, 1-13.

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Andert, S. und Uehleke, R., 2018. Herbicide use efficiency in maize production: crop management or weather influence? 58. Jahrestagung der GEWISOLA, 12. -14. September 2018 Kiel.

Andert, S. und Gerowitt, B., 2018. Empirical studies on data management in arable farming (in German, with English abstract).

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Gerowitt, B., 2018. Relationship between Selective Herbicide Use Intensity and Pre-harvest Glyphosate Applications. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 458, 237-244.

Andert, S., Bürger, Gerowitt, B., 2018. Mechanical and Chemical Weed Control in Inter-cropped Maize and Bean. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 458, 223-230.

Mutz J.E., Andert, S., Wiese A, Steinmann H.H., Gerowitt, B., 2018. Analysis of two Empirical Studies of Glyphosate Usage in Arable Farming. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 458, 245-252.

Andert, S., Bürger, J. und Gerowitt, B., 2016: Influencing factors on regional differences in glyphosate use in North German arable farming. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 452, 263-269.