Prof. Dr. Manfred Stoll
Manfred Stoll

Prof. Dr. Manfred Stoll

Function: Head of Institute
Organizational Unit(s):Department of ViticultureProfessorship for General Viticulture
Committees: Senate
Phone: über +49 6722 502 141
eMail: Manfred.Stoll(at)
Postal Address:Von-Lade-Straße 1
D-65366 Geisenheim
Address: Building 6205
Room 302
Blaubachstraße 19
65366 Geisenheim

Academic Record:

2015 – onwards Full Professor and Head of the Department of General and Organic Viticulture (HGU)

2009 – 2014:   Head of the Department of Viticulture, Geisenheim Research Centre

2005 – 2009:   Research Scientist at Geisenheim Research Centre

2000 – 2002:   Postdoctoral fellowship (University of Dundee) School of Life Sciences

                        Topic: Plant Ecophysiology

1997 – 2000:    PhD student (The University of Adelaide)

Recipient of an Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship (OPRS)

Thesis entitled: Effects of partial rootzone drying on grapevine physiology and fruit quality (Vitis vinifera L.)

[Supervisors: Prof. B.R. Loveys (CSIRO Plant Industry); Prof. P.R. Dry (University of Adelaide)]

1996 – 1997    CSIRO Plant Industry Horticulture Unit Adelaide

                        Research work [scholarship of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)]

1991 – 1996     Diploma (equivalent to a M.Sc.) in Biology

Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg (Germany)

Department of Plant Physiology

Thesis entitled: Non-uniform stomatal aperture in grapevine leaves (Vitis vinifera L.)

[Supervisors: Dr. H. Düring (Inst. of Grapevine Breeding, Geilweilerhof); Prof. W. Hartung (JMU Würzburg)]

1987 – 1990     Diplom-Ingenieur (FH; technical diploma in viticulture and oenology)

Institute for viticulture and grapevine breeding; Fachhochschule Wiesbaden

Thesis entitled: Fungal disease resistance of Vitis amurensis breedings

[Supervisor: Prof. H. Becker (Dr. R. Ries); Prof. F. Zürn]

Employment History

2002 – 2005        consultant in viticulture and related areas such as winemaking and wine marketing at            Winery: “Weingut am Stein" Ludwig Knoll, Würzburg (Germany)

1990 –1995        Vineyard manager

               “Weingut am Stein”, Ludwig Knoll, Würzburg (Germany)

1993, 1996          Internships in plant biochemistry

   Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB); Halle (Saale, Germany)

1985 – 1987       Apprenticeship in Viticulture and Œenology

              “Weingut Darting”, Bad Dürkheim (Germany)

Research Projects

Project start: 28.02.2020
Project end: 27.02.2023
Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Project start: 01.01.2013
Project end: 31.12.2016
Sponsor: European Commission

InnoVine is a European collaborative project funded through the Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) program, launched in January 2013.  During 4 years, it will involve 27 different partners from 7 European countries (Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Portugal and Spain).