Dr. Frank Mussgnug

Country of current residence

Germany

Current position

Senior Advisor - Agricultural Extension & Training

Current institute employer

Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM)

Since

2015

Website current institute
Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Degrees / expertise

Master in Agricultural Science (Tropical Agriculture) 2000 from the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

 

He won the Albrecht-Thaer-Price from the Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture, Berlin, for the best Diploma Thesis and best student of the year 2000.

Professional experience

Research with CIAP (Cambodia-IRRI-Australia-Project) in Cambodia 09/1998 - 07/1999:

 

MS thesis: 'Effects of Silicon Application on the Growth of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) cv. IR Kesar cultivated with two Nitrogen Rates in three Cambodian Soil Types'.

 

Boron availability in Cambodian soils and its effect on the growth of rice, mungbean and soybean.

 

 

Work experience on farms in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. Volunteering with several NGOs and projects in India and Thailand

2011

Ngome, A.F., M. Becker, K.M. Mtei and F. Mussgnug.  2011.  Fertility management for maize cultivation in some soils of Western Kenya.  Soil & Tillage Research, 117   : 69–75   .

2006

Mussgnug F., M. Becker, T.T. Son, R.J. Buresh and P.L.G. Vlek.  2006.  Yield gaps and nutrient balances in intensive, rice-based cropping systems on degraded soils in the Red River Delta of Vietnam.  Field Crops Research, Volume 98, Issues 2-3   : 127-140   .
Mussgnug, F.  2006.  Potassium management in intensive, rice-based cropping systems on degraded soils in the Red River Delta of Vietnam.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn. 

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Professional experience
Research with CIAP (Cambodia-IRRI-Australia-Project) in Cambodia 09/1998 - 07/1999: MS thesis: 'Effects of Silicon Application on the Growth of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) cv. IR Kesar cultivated with two Nitrogen Rates in three Cambodian Soil Types'. Boron availability in Cambodian soils and its effect on the growth of rice, mungbean and soybean. Work experience on farms in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. Volunteering with several NGOs and projects in India and Thailand
Degrees

Master in Agricultural Science (Tropical Agriculture) 2000 from the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

 

He won the Albrecht-Thaer-Price from the Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture, Berlin, for the best Diploma Thesis and best student of the year 2000.

Doctoral research funded by

Robert Bosch Stiftung

Cooperation partners

National Institute for Soils and Fertilizers (NISF), Hanoi, Vietnam: Dr. T.T. Son, and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Philippines: Dr. R. Buresh

Frank Mussgnug

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management