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Müller Karl

Professor Dr. Karl Müller (1881-1955) studied botany and chemistry at the universities of Munich and Freiburg. In 1907 he became an assistant at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute (Institute for Fungal Diseases) in Bromberg, in 1909 he worked at the Agricultural Research Center in Augustenberg, later there as head of the plant protection office in Baden, the vine growing center at the Jesuit Castle in Freiburg and senior manager of the state fight against phylloxera, In 1921 he was appointed the first director of the newly founded Weinbau-Institut in Freiburg, In the 1920s and 1930s, Müller developed extensive research, experimentation and information. His focus was on the protection of vines, including the control of phylloxera, viticulture and the redesign of the cellar industry. After investigations into the wrong person mildew he developed the so-called incubation calendar to determine the control dates. He did that sulphurize of the must, for which it was also called the "sulfur karl". In 1922 he founded the trade magazine "Weinbau und Kellerwirtschaft" and earned great service with the publication of the Weinbau-Lexikon in 1930. According to his own statements, he wrote and published almost 400 works. Müller also created the new breed Freisamer,

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