Dr Gabriele Gollner

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)

Senior scientist and member of the Soil Fertility and Cropping Systems Working Group at the Division of Organic Farming, Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems at BOKU.

Dr Gollner is an ecologist, who studied at the University of Vienna. She is experienced in the potential of different legume crops and varieties for symbiotic nitrogen fixation, root development, water stress and on management impacts e.g. soil cultivation or green manuring on crop performance, soil, water and biodiversity. Dr Gollner was project manager of the EIP-project OG-BIOBO „Yield performance and soil organic matter built-up by reduced tillage and organic fertilization measures (green manure and organic fertilize” (3/2016-2/2019). She has expertise in the establishment and implementation of on-farm studies and in terms of collaboration and knowledge transfer to farmers and consultants. Currently, she is managing the EIP-project „KLIWA – Climate resilience through water-saving organic farming” started 4/2019). Additionally, she is teaching at BOKU University, has been supervising several master theses and acted as a reviewer for several journals. Professional memberships include the Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften e.V. (German Crop Science Society) and the ALVA (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Lebensmittel-, Veterinär- und Agrarwesen).