Institute of Evolution and Ecology (EvE)

Finished theses

Name Degree When? Thesis Title
Luise Kalitzin BSc 2023 Effects of urban environments on plant herbivory and pathogen damage in native and invasive Asteraceae
Elodie Kugler BSc 2023 Effects of urban environments on plant performance in native and invasive Asteraceae
Raffael Singvogel BSc 2023 Effects of urban environments on plant phenology in native and invasive Asteraceae
Fiona Winz BSc 2023 The impact of seed-borne microorganisms on the fitness of Lotus corniculatus
Luzia Hamma BSc 2023 Investigating spatio-temporal responses of stomata and specific leaf area of invasive Asian knotweeds to climatic factors using herbarium collections
Jenny Trapp BSc 2023 Latitudinal gradients in induced and constitutive chemical defences of invasive knotweed
Robin Binder BSc 2022

Latitudinal variation in leaf palatability and traits related to defenses of European invasive knotweed

Robert Rauschkolb PhD 2022 Back to the future – Seed banks as a tool to investigate recent adaptation to global change
Farah Badreldin MSc 2022 Testing for shifts in functional traits in the invasive Reynoutria japonica using herbaria
Luisa Feifel BSc 2022 Flower-seed mixtures: how well do they support local pollinators?
Jessica Weiss BSc 2022 Impact of urbanization and global warming on the flowering phenology of native and invasive annual Asteraceae, using records from the Herbarium Berolinense and the Herbarium Senckenbergianum Frankfurt/M.
Johannes Kasper BSc 2022 How does the difference in microbial community interact with Arabidopsis thaliana to affect plant disease resistance?
Nina Porath BSc 2022 Microbiome influence on Arabidopsis thaliana: how does the microbiome affect plant health when facting heat fluctuations and pathogen stress?
Isabel Haidlauf BSc 2022 Impact of urbanization and global warming on the flowering phenology of native and invasive annual Asteraceae using herbarium records
Anselm Lieb MSc 2022 Influence of the widespread fungal endophyte Serendipita herbamans on the invasiveness of Reynoutria s.l.
Julia Braun MEd 2022 Flower-seed-mixtures - how well do they work?
Hannah Staufenberger BSc 2021 Flower mixtures and pollinators: an experimental study
Franziska Willems PhD 2021 Effects of global change on plants: traving the footprints of climate warming and land use from herbaria to forest understories
Anna Kirschbaum PhD 2021 Evolution of plant phenotypic plasticity in response to grassland management
Zixin Li MSc 2020 A trade-off between adaptation to drought stress and herbivory: rapid evolution in two Mediterranean plant species
Corinna Schönberger BSc 2020 Large-scale natural variation in functional traits of Thlaspi arvense across Europe
Lina Ried BSc 2020 Did invasive knotweed adapt to the abiotic environment in the new range?
Julia Rafalski BSc 2020 Effects of nutrient treatments on native plant communities invaded by knotweed or goldenrod
Lisa Henres BSc 2020 Using the resurrection approach to test for rapid evolution of germination behavior and seedling establishment in Mediterranean plant species
Marius Munschek BSc 2020 The effect of herbivore exclosure and fluctuating nutrient availability on invaded plant communities 
Bence Gáspár PhD 2020 Evolutionary consequences of land use - epigenetic and phenotypic variation in Plantago lanceolata
Max Oly MSc 2019 Fungal endophytes modulate plant growth and stress tolerance - a multispecies approach
Angelika Hodina MSc 2019 The effects of grazing and mowing on the evolution of phenotypic plasticity in Trifolium pratense L.
Jonas Freimuth BSc 2019 Differences in phenological shifts of plants and pollinators in Germany
Katrin Mayer BSc 2019 Impacts of nutrient variability on invasibility of an artificial annual plant community
Leah Kirchhoff BSc 2019 Plant-soil feedbacks play a minor role in explaining intraspecific phenotypic variation under natural conditions
Elisabeth Lang BSc 2019 Differential effects of the endophytic fungus Serendipita herbamans on germination of herbaceous plant species
Ying (Shirley) Deng PhD 2019 Ecological and evolutionary relevance of plant responses to environmental variability
Jannik Kohl BSc 2019 The effect of hybridization on seed germination in two closely related Campanula species in the European Alps
Franziska Werner BSc 2019 Germination behaviour of Thlaspi arvense under different environmental conditions
Mara Breit BSc 2019 Colonisation intensity of Serendipita herbamans in seedlings of riparian plants
Clarissa Zell BSc 2018 Herbaria indicate decline of rare orchids in Baden-Württemberg
Eva Weber BSc 2018

The influence of cultivation of wild flowers on their stress tolerance

Mirjam Peters MSc 2017 Klimawandel und phänologische Verschiebungen - eine Herbariumstudie
Robert Rauschkolb MSc 2017 Does ex situ cultivation of rare plants species in botanical gardens lead to loss of adaptation to the wild?
Patrick Gebbert MSc 2017 Ausbreitungsgeschichte invasiver Pflanzenarten in Baden-Württemberg anhand von Herbarbelegen
Lisa Kuechen BSc 2017 Competitive ability and invasive potential of ornamental sunflower cultivars
Anna Eiperle BSc 2017 Responses of wild and cultivated sunflowers to temperature variability
Rebekka Ziegler BSc 2017 Cryptic diversity in Microbotyrum pinguiculae on Pinguicula species: M. alpinum sp. nov. and M. liroi sp. nov.
Miriam Dürr MSc 2017 Assisted migration: a species-specific matter
Rouven Nagel BSc 2017 Agricultural production of wild plant seeds causes trait changes within few generations
Melissa Sehrt BSc 2017 Diversity of urban grasslands: Effect of reduced mowing frequency on plants and pollinators.
Anna Kirschbaum MSc 2017 Effects of genetic diversity and nutrient supply on community invasibility
Jonathan von Oppen MSc 2017 Tea Time On the Summits: Leaf litter decomposition in the Alpine environment
Janine Spreuer BSc 2016 Ektomykorrhizapilze in Kiefernplantagen im Páramo von Ecuador
Jens Lüchow BSc 2016 Influence of canopy cover, habitat, population density and population size on seed size of Alliaria petiolata
Florian Joos BSc 2016 Ecological significance of biotic interactions for ecosystem restoration
Hanna Walter BSc 2015 Climatic drivers of seed size and seed shape of garlic mustard in the native and introduced range
Ronja Rosenstein BSc 2015 Phylogenetic diversity and composition of belowground endophytic fungal communities associated with wheat (Triticum aestivum) from organic and conventional farming systems
Annamaria Achtzehn BSc 2015 Exotic ornamentals: potential invaders under future climate?
Sonja Winter BSc 2014 Diversity, distribution and composition of belowground fungi associated with Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decraene
Dorothea Mosandl BSc 2014 Lichtmikroskopische und molekulare Untersuchungen der Mykorrhizierung von Páramo-Pflanzen in Süd-Ecuador
Niklas Samuel BSc 2014 Impact of Precipitation Change and Competition on Arabidopsis thaliana Ecotypes
Arin Ali MSc 2014 Species and tissue specificity of fungal endophytes in biological and conventional crop farming
Jan Helbach MSc 2014 Soil biota and community resistance to invasion under increased environmental variability
Pascal Nassal MSc 2013 Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities associated with roots of Bistorta vivipara populations along an altitudinal gradient