Eliyeh Ganji

PhD. student

Email: eliyeh.ganjiuni-rostockde
Adress: Crop Health, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Rostock, Satower Straße 48, D-18051 Rostock, Germany


2015-2017 M.Sc. degree of Sustainable International Agriculture (Specialization in Organic Agriculture)
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (joint program with Kassel University)
Thesis: “Investigation on the biology, damage potential and host plant spectrum of Hemicycliophora conida”
apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann, Julius Kühn-Institut - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics
Prof. Dr. Maria Finckh, University of Kassel, Organic Agricultural Sciences, Group of Ecological Plant Protection.
2009-2011 Azad University of Mashhad; M.Sc. of Agro ecology
Thesis: “Investigation of biological control of dodder by fungal pathogens”
Prof. Dr. Reza Ghorbani, Faculty of agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
2004-2008 Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
B.Sc. of Plant protection

Research Intrest

Plant protection, Nematology, Weed Science.

Research Experience

March – December 2017 Internship -Julius Kühn-Institut - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Münster, Germany.
April – December 2017 Research Project: “Nematicidal effects of fungal metabolites on Meloidogyne incognita, Paratylenchus projectus and Heterodera schachtii”, at Julius Kühn-Institut - in cooperation with Department of Applied Entomology, Institute of Insect Biotechnology, Interdisciplinary Research Center (IFZ), Justus-Liebig University of Giessen

Professional Affiliations

2010-2015 Agricultural Advisor & Project manager of integrated pest management (Mashhad, Iran)


Journal Publications

Ganji, E.
, Andert, S. (2024) The effect of two-year application of pelargonic acid on the growth of Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. and Sonchus arvensis L.. Frontiers of Agromony 6:1330199.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2024.1330199

Ganji, E., Grenzdörffer, G., Andert, S. (2023) Estimating the Reduction in Cover Crop Vitality Followed by Pelargonic Acid Application Using Drone Imagery. Agronomy 13(2):354, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy13020354

Ganji, E., Hieronymus, C., Finckh, M.R., Hallmann, J. and Schmidt, J.H., 2020. Population dynamics of Hemicycliophora conida as affected by different temperatures and absence of hosts. Nematology, 22(9), pp.975-983. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-bja10005

Conference Papers

Ganji, E., Grenzdörffer, G., Andert, S. (2023) Cover crop desiccation by pelargonic acid using visual and drone assessment methods. In: Julius Kühn-Institut: Julius-Kühn-Archiv 475, 108-109. https//doi.org/10.5073/20230803-074309-0

Andert, S., Weigel, M., Ganji, E., Gerowitt, B. (2022) Visualizing growth of Cirsium arvense (L.) scop. for farmers. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 468, 105-109. https://doi.org/10.5073/20220117-064519

Ganji, E., Andert, S., Gerowitt, B. (2022) The herbicidal potential of pelargonic Acid to control Cirsium arvense (L.) scop. in relation to the timing of application and the application volume. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 468, 86-93. https://doi.org/10.5073/20220117-064519

Ganji, E., Andert, S. (2021) Evaluate the effect of Paraffin oil as adjuvant on the efficacy of Pelargonic Acid on three perennial weeds. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 467, 354-355. https://doi.org/10.5073/20210721-093221

Ganji, E., Vassilev, L.A., Degenkolb, T., Brückner, H., Berg, A., Vilcinskas, A., Hallmann, J., “Nematicidal effects of fungal metabolites on Meloidogyne incognita”, Young Scientists Meeting 2017, Julius Kühn Institute, Siebeldingen, November 8 – November 10. http://ocs.julius-kuehn.de/index.php/NWF/YSM2017/schedConf/presentations