Christiane Balko
  • Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Resistance Research and Stress Tolerance, Germany
  • Plant science


Dr. agr. at Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, 1990

Current position

Scientist at the Institute for Resistance Research and Stress Tolerance of the Julius Kühn Institute in Groß Lüsewitz


  1. Gefrom, A., Balko, C., and Zeyner, A. (2015). Ensiling moist seeds of field beans and the influence of conservation on contents of oligosaccharides, tannins and vicine/convicine. Proceedings of the Society of Nutrition Physiology 24, 42.
  2. Balko, C., Hahn, V. and Ordon, F. (2014). Kühletoleranz bei der Sojabohne ( Glycine max (L.) Merr.) - Voraussetzung fur die Ausweitung des Sojaanbaus in Deutschland. Chilling tolerance in soybeans (Glycine max) - a prerequisite for soybean cultivation in Germany. Journal fur Kulturpflanzen 66 (11) 378.
  3. Brandt, C.; Balko, C.; Eichler-Loebermann, B. (2011). Brandt, C., Balko, C., and Eichler-Loebermann, B. (2011). Interactive effects of soil water content and phytin supply on phosphorus nutrition of different crops species. Landbauforschung 61 (4), 317-325. 
  4. Link, W., Balko, C. and Stoddard, F. L. (2010). Winter hardiness in faba bean: physiology and breeding. Field Crops Research 115(3): 287-296.
  5. Arbaoui, M., Balko, C. and Link, W. (2008). Study of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) winter-hardiness and development of screening methods. Field Crops Research 106, 60-67.
  6. Stoddard, F. L., Balko, C., Erskine, W., Khan, H. R., Link, W. and Sarker, A. (2006). Screening techniques and sources of resistance to abiotic stresses in cool-season food legumes. Euphytica 147, 167-186.