Department of Population Ecology

 

Research topics

  • Ecology and determinants of short- and long-term dynamics of grassland communities
  • Aboveground herbivores and soil biota as drivers of performance of species and composition of natural communities
  • Evolution of plant traits – clonality and other architectural traits and long-distance dispersal
  • Plant structural-functional modelling seeking evolutionary implications of ecophysiology
  • Ecology, population biology and genetics of polyploid systems and populations of rare species
  • Epigenetic variation in ecology and evolution of plant populations