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researcher , Microbiology educator

Johannes C.G. Ottow, German Microbiology educator, researcher. Chairman-elect Lindach Kindergarten, Stuttgart-Stetten, 1976-1980. With Royal Dutch Army, 1955-1957. Member American Society Microbiology, International Society Soil Science (chairman commission soil biology, officer Executive Committee 1986-1990), German Society Soil Science (officer Executive Committee 1978-1986), Germany Society Ecology.

Background

Ottow, Johannes C.G. was born on September 4, 1935 in Madioen, Java, Indonesia. Arrived in The Netherlands, 1946. Son of Aart and Elisabeth (Kaiser) Ottow.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Tropical Agriculture, State College Tropical Agriculture, Deventer, The Netherlands, 1960. Diplom-Ingenieur agriculture, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1965. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Microbiology, University Giessen, 1969.

Career

Lecturer microbiology Technology University, Darmstadt, Germany, 1970-1974. Professor soil biochemistry University Hohenheim, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany, 1974-1986, dean faculty agricultural science and ecology Germany, 1985-1986. Professor soil and aquatic microbiology University Giessen, 1986-2000.

Head Institute Applied Microbiology Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, 1986-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Visiting scientist International Rice Research Institute, The Philippines, 1980-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Angst vor der Zukunft?, 1990. Co-author, editor: Umweltbiotechnologie 1997. Editor-in-chief Biology and Fertility of Soils, 1985-2000.

      Contributor over 300 articles to science journals.

Membership

Chairman-elect Lindach Kindergarten, Stuttgart-Stetten, 1976-1980. With Royal Dutch Army, 1955-1957. Member American Society Microbiology, International Society Soil Science (chairman commission soil biology, officer Executive Committee 1986-1990), German Society Soil Science (officer Executive Committee 1978-1986), Germany Society Ecology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: breeding homing pigeons, model railroading, sailing, gardening.

Connections

Married Helga Wohlgemuth, January 5, 1968. Children: Els Joke, Eric Aart.

father:
Aart Ottow

mother:
Elisabeth (Kaiser) Ottow

spouse:
Helga Wohlgemuth

children:
Els Joke Ottow

Eric Aart Ottow