Dr. Anne Kathrina Gruber

+49 30 838 50115
+49 30 838-4 50115
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
Dendroflora of El Salvador
Curriculum vitae 
  • Studies of Biology (and History), FU Berlin. Aditional studies of quantification methods of secondary plant substances, Univ. Gießen.
  • Head of Project “Botanical insecticides from the neem-tree, Azadirachta indica A.Juss” Nicaragua (1986-1995).
  • Doctorate with a “Nafög” grant: “Wachstum, Fruchtertrag und Azadirachtingehalt der Samen von Azadirachta indica A.Juss. auf verschiedenen Standorten in Nicaragua” (“Growth, fruit-yield and content of azadirachtin in the seeds of Azadirachta indica A.Juss. on various sites in Nicaragua”) (1991).
  • Studies of ecosystems in coffee plantations, management of fruit plantations and of a small industrial enterprise (I.O.S.A.) for botanical insecticides from the neem-tree in Nicaragua (1996-2004).
  • Scientific assistant to Dendroflora of El Salvador project (Prof. Dr. W. Berendsohn), Botanic Garden and Botanic Museum, Berlin (since 2005).

Gruber, A. K. 1991. Wachstum, Fruchtertrag und Azadirachtingehalt der Samen von Azadirachta indica A.Juss. auf verschiedenen Standorten in Nicaragua. Diss., Berlin.

Research interests 
  • Flora and vegetation of Central America, particularly agro- and dendroflora
  • Applied plant physiology, particularly for the control of dammaging insects
Research projects 
  • Dendroflora of El Salvador