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Baasan, O., Freihat, O., Nagy, D.U., Lohner, S. (2024). Change over Five Years in Important Measures of Methodological Quality and Reporting in Randomized Cardiovascular Clinical Trials. Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease, 11.   

Meier, T., Hensen, I., Kühn, I. (2024). Functional approach to xerothermic grasslands in Central Germany: trait composition, dominant grasses and soil factors. – Preslia 96: 183–208.

Reinula, I., Träger, S., Järvine, H. T., Kuningas, V. M., Kaldra, M., & Aavik, T. (2024). Beware of the impact of land use legacy on genetic connectivity: A case study of the long-lived perennial Primula veris. Biological Conservation, 292, 110518. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2024.110518

Ende, L.M., Hummel, L., Lauerer, M. (2024) Dispersal and persistence of cup plant seeds (Silphium perfoliatum): do they contribute to potential invasiveness? Plant Ecology and Evolution, 157. doi: 10.5091/plecevo.104640

Lucas M.S., Hensen I., Barratt C.D., Callaway R.M., Durka W., Lekberg Y., Nagy D.U., Onstein R.E., Shah M.A., van Dam N.M., Thoma A.E., Rosche C. (2024) Re-focusing sampling, design and experimental methods to assess rapid evolution by non-native plant species. Biological Invasions. doi: 10.1007/s10530-024-03249-x

Winkler, D.E., Garbowski, M., Kožić, K., Ladouceur, E., ..., Rosche, C., ..., Korell, L. (2024). Facilitating comparable research in seedling functional ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.14288

Rauschkolb, R., Bucher, S.F., Hensen, I., ..., Plos, C., ..., Rosche, C., ..., Träger, S., ..., Römermann, C. (2024). Spatial variability in herbaceous plant phenology is mostly explained by variability in temperature but also by photoperiod and functional traits. International Journal of Biometeorology, 68. doi: 10.1007/s00484-024-02621-9

Pearmann, P.B., Broennimann, O., ..., Träger, S., ..., Bruford, M. (2024). Monitoring of species’ genetic diversity in Europe varies greatly and overlooks potential climate change impacts . Nature Ecology & Evolution, 8. doi: 10.1038/s41559-023-02260-0

Dieskau, J., Hensen, I., Eisenhauer, N., Gaberle, I., Durka, W., Lachmuth, S., Auge, H. (2024) Phylogenetic relationships and plant life stage but not biogeographic history mediate priority effects of European grassland plants. Journal of Ecology, in press

Gallegos, S. C., Mayta, C., Villegas, M., Ayala, G. M., Naoki, K., Rechberger, J., ... & Hensen, I. (2024). Habitat differences in seed‐dispersing vertebrates indicate dispersal limitation in tropical bracken‐dominated deforested areas. Biotropica, e13317.

Garcia Lino, M. C. G., Pfanzelt, S., Domic, A., Hensen, I., Schittek, K., Meneses, R. I., & Bader, M. (2024). Carbon dynamics of high-elevation tropical cushion peatlands in the Andes (No. EGU24-22008). Copernicus Meetings.

Korell, L., Andrzejak, M., Berger, S., Durka, W.,  Haider,S., Hensen,I., Herion, Y., Höfner, J., Kindermann, L., Klotz,S., Knight, T. M., Linstädter,A., Madaj, A.-M., Merbach, I., Michalski, S., Plos, C., Roscher, C., Schädler, M., Welk,E. & Auge H. (2024) Land use modulates resistance of grasslands against future climate and inter-annual climate variability in a large field experiment. Global Change Biology (in press)

Mayta, C., López, C. L., Villegas, M., Aguirre, L. F., Hensen, I., & Gallegos, S. C. (2024). Bird perches and artificial bat roosts increase seed rain and seedling establishment in tropical bracken‐dominated deforested areas. Restoration Ecology, e14197.

Nagy, D. U., Thoma, A. E., Al‐Gharaibeh, M., Callaway, R. M., Flory, S. L., Frazee, L. J., Hensen, I., ... & Rosche, C. (2024). Among‐population variation in drought responses is consistent across life stages but not between native and non‐native ranges. New Phytologist.

Plos, C., Hensen, I., Korell, L., Auge, H., & Römermann, C. (2024). Plant species phenology differs between climate and land‐use scenarios and relates to plant functional traits. Ecology and Evolution, 14(5), e11441.

Villasor, C., Robertson, K., Becker, T., Cahill, J. F., Deák, B., Hensen, I., ... & Wagner, V. (2024). Invasion success of three cool‐season grasses in the northern prairie: a test of three hypotheses. Oikos, 2024(3), e10266.


Bako, C., Balazs, V.L., ..., Nagy, D.U., ..., Horváth G (2023) Flowering phenophases influence the antibacterial and anti-biofilm effects of Thymus vulgaris L. essential oil. BMC omplementary Medicine and Therapies, 23.   

Hanusch, M., He, X., Janssen, S., Selke, J., Trutschnig, W., Junker, R.R. (2023). Exploring the frequency and distribution of ecological non-monotonicity in associations among ecosystem constituents. Ecosystems.   

Kaldra, M., Träger, S., Reinula, I., Keller, B., Conti, E., Aavik, T. (2023). Skewed morph ratios lead to lower genetic diversity of the heterostylous Primula veris in fragmented grasslands. Plant Biology, doi: 10.1111/plb.13531

Meier, T. (2023). Aster alpinus L. an den Kleinen Rabenklippen oberhalb der Rappbodetalsperre nördlich von Trautenstein (Landkreis Harz). – Mitteilungen zur floristischen Kartierung in Sachsen-Anhalt (Halle) 28: 49–54.

Meier, T. (2023). Sundin, A. (2023): Farne – Vielfalt und Geschichte einer der ältesten Pflanzengruppen. – Hercynia N. F. 56: 29–31. (Rezension)

Meier, T. (2023). Schönfelder, I., Schönfelder, P. (2023): Der Kosmos Heilpflanzenführer – Über 600 Heil- und Giftpflanzen Europas. – Hercynia N. F. 56: 27–28. (Rezension)

Plos, C., Stelbrink, N., Römermann, C., Knight, T.M., Hensen, I., 2023. Abiotic conditions affect nectar properties and flower visitation in four herbaceous plant species. Flora 303, 152279.   

Makuch, W., Wanke, S., Ditsch, B., Richter, F., Herklotz, V., Ahlborn, J., & Ritz, C.M. (2023). Population genetics and plant growth experiments as prerequisite for conservation measures of the rare European aquatic plant Luronium natans (Alismataceae). Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1069842

Heuertz, M., Carvalho, S., Galindo, J., …, Träger, S., …, Garnier-Géré, P. (2023). The application gap: Genomics for biodiversity and ecosystem service management. Biological Conservation, 278. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109883

Bueno, C.G., Toussaint, A., Träger, S., Diaz, S., Moora, M., Munson, A.D., Pärtel, M., Zobel, M., Tamme, R., Carmona, C.P. (2023). Reply to: The importance of trait selection in ecology. Nature, 618, E31-E34. doi: 10.1038/s41586-023-06148-8

Korell, L., Andrzejak, M., Berger, S., Durka, W., Haider, S., Hensen, I., ... & Auge, H. (2023). Low land-use intensity buffers grasslands against future climate and inter-annual climate variability in a large field experiment. bioRxiv, 2023-12.

Marcora, P. I., Zeballos, S. R., Ferreras, A. E., Arias, G., Hensen, I., & Tecco, P. A. (2023). Drought and herbivory as modulators of intraspecific differentiation in seedlings of a mountain tree. Plant Ecology, 224(10), 895-903.


Sheng, M., Rosche, C., Al-Gharaibeh, M., Bullington, L.S., Callaway, R.M., Clark, T., ..., Lekberg, Y. (2022). Acquisition and evolution of enhanced mutualism — an underappreciated mechanism for invasive success? The ISME Journal, 1-12.   

Sporbert, M., Jakubka, D., Bucher, S.F., Hensen, I., …, Rosche, R., ..., Träger, S., … & Römermann, C. (2022). Functional traits influence patterns in vegetative and reproductive plant phenology - a multi-botanical garden study. - New Phytologist. 235, 2199-2210.   

Rosche, C., Baasch, A., Runge, K., Brade, P., Träger, S., Parisod, C. & Hensen, I. (2022). Tracking population genetic signatures of local extinction with herbarium specimens. - Annals of Botany, 129, 857-868. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcac061

Meier, T. (2022). Ökologische Untersuchungen an Iris aphylla L. im Osthuy nordwestlich von Halberstadt (Landkreis Harz) - Mitteilungen zur floristischen Kartierung in Sachsen-Anhalt (Halle) 27, 105.112.

Meier, T. (2022). Laux, H. E. (2022): Der große Kosmos Pilzführer – Alle Speisepilze mit ihren giftigen Doppelgängern. - Hercynia N. F. 55: 67-68. (Rezension)

Meier, T. (2022). Succow, M., Jeschke, L. (2022): Deutschlands Moore – Ihr Schicksal in unserer Kulturlandschaft. - Hercynia N. F. 55: 69-71. (Rezension)

Meier, T., Hensen, I., Partzsch, M., & Becker, T. (2022). Are recent climate change and airborne nitrogen deposition responsible for vegetation changes in a central German dry grassland between 1995 and 2019? - Tuexenia: 165-200.

Nagy, D.U., Sándor-Bajusz, K.A., Bódy, B., Decsi T., Van Harsselaar, J., Theis, S., Lohner, S. (2022). Effect of chicory-derived inulin-type fructans on abundance of Bifidobacterium and on bowel function: a systematic review with meta-analyses, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition,    

Meier, T., Hensen, I., & Partzsch, M. (2022). Effects of nitrogen addition and above-ground biomass removal on the growth and interactions between species of xerothermic grasses. - Preslia 94(4): 607-629.

Nagy, D.U., Rauschert, E.S.J., Callaway, R.M., Henn, T., Filep, R. & Pal, R.W. (2022). Intense mowing management suppresses invader, but shifts competitive resistance by a native to facilitation. - Restoration Ecology, e13483.   

Báez, S., Cayuela, L., Macía, M. J., Álvarez-Dávila, E., Apaza-Quevedo, A., Arnelas, I., ..., Hensen, I., ... & Homeier, J. (2022). FunAndes–A functional trait database of Andean plants. Scientific data, 9(1), 511.

López, C. L., Mayta, C., Naoki, K., Quezada, J. A., Hensen, I., & Gallegos, S. C. (2022). Bracken fern does not diminish arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus inoculum potential in tropical deforested areas. Mycorrhiza, 1-9.

Renison, D., Rodriguez, J. M., Cannata, L. G., von Wehrden, H., & Hensen, I. (2022). Invertebrate herbivory rather than competition with tussocks will increasingly delay highland forest regeneration in degraded areas under active restoration. Forest Ecology and Management, 506, 119990.


Van Geel, M., Aavik, T., Ceulemans, T., Träger, S., Mergeay, J., Peeters, G., van Acker, K., Zobel, M., Koorem, K. & Honnay, O. 2021. The role of genetic diversity and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity on population recovery of Succisa pratensis. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21: 200.   

Aavik, T., Träger, S., Zobel, M., Honnay, O., Van Geel, M., Bueno, G. & Koorem, K. 2021. The joint effect of host plant genetic diversity and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities on restoration success. - Functional Ecology, 00, 1-14. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13914

Carmona, C.P., Bueno, C.G., Toussaint, A., Träger, S., Díaz, S., Moora, M., Munson, A., Pärtel, M., Zoobel, M. & Tamme, R. 2021. Fine-root traits in the global spectrum of plant form and function. - Nature, 597, 683-687. doi: 10.1038/s41586-021-03871-y

Reinula, I., Träger, S., Hernández-Agramonte, I.M., Helm, A. & Aavik, T. 2021. The impact of landscape change on the genetic diversity of the grassland plant Primula veris. - Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.13357

Träger, S., Rellstab, C., Reinula, I., Zemp, N., Helm, A., Holderegger, R. & Aavik, T. 2021. Genetic diversity at putatively adaptive but not neutral loci in Primula veris responds to recent habitat change in semi-natural grasslands. - BioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.12.442254

Nagy, D.U., Rauschert, E.S.J., Callaway, R.M., Henn, T., Filep, R., Pal, R.W. (2021). Intense mowing management suppresses invader, but shifts competitive resistance by a native to facilitation. Restoration Ecology.    

Bodó, A., Radványi, L., Kőszegi, T., Csepregi, R., Nagy, D.U., Farkas, Á., Kocsis, M. (2021). Quality evaluation of light- and dark-colored Hungarian honeys, focusing on botanical origin, antioxidant capacity and mineral content. Molecules, 26: 2825.    

Bodó, A, Farkas, Á, Nagy, DU, Rudolf, K, Hoffmann, R, Kocsis, M, Morschhauser, T (2021). Soil humus, iron, sulphate and magnesium content affect nectar traits of wild garlic (Allium ursinum L.). Plants, 10:597.    

Filep, R., Farkas, A., Lengyel, A., Imri, A., Nagy, K., Czakó-Vér, K., Nagy, D.U., Pal R.W. (2021) Helianthus tuberosus at home and away: stronger ecological impacts in invaded than in native range are not explained by arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization. Preslia, 93: 363-376.   

Meier, T. (2021). Scorzonera purpurea L. am Taubenberg bei Sargstedt (Landkreis Harz). - Mitteilungen zur floristischen Kartierung in Sachsen-Anhalt (Halle) 26: 93-97.

Meier, T. (2021). Griebl, N., Presser, H. (2021). Orchideen-Europas. - Hercynia N. F. 54(2): 181-182. (Rezension)

Splith, M., Hensen, I., Partzsch, M., Meier, T. (2021). Intra- und interspezifische Interaktionen in Xerothermrasen zwischen dem dominanten Gras Bromus erectus und der dikotylen Art Linum austriacum. - Hercynia N. F. 54(2): 157-179.

Meier, T., Hensen, I., Partzsch, M. (2021). Floristic changes of xerothermic grasslands in Central Germany: A resurvey study based on quasi-permanent plots. - Tuexenia 41: 203-226.

Cáceres, Y., Lachmuth, S., Schrieber, K., Marcora, P., Renison, D., & Hensen, I. (2021). Germination responses of two key mountain tree species to single and combined fire-related stresses: does elevational origin matter?. Flora, 280, 151832.

Cuyckens, G. A. E., Hensen, I., López, V. L., Cellini, J. M., & Renison, D. (2021). Germination of high Andean treeline species of contrasting environments and along elevational gradients in northwest Argentina. Neotropical Biodiversity, 7(1), 111-120.

Marcora, P. I., Tecco, P. A., Ferrero, M. C., Ferreras, A. E., Zeballos, S. R., Funes, G., ... & Hensen, I. (2021). Are populations of Polylepis australis locally adapted along their elevation gradient?. Neotropical Biodiversity, 7(1), 246-256.

Nordt, B., Hensen, I., Bucher, S. F., Freiberg, M., Primack, R. B., Stevens, A. D., ... & Römermann, C. (2021). The PhenObs initiative: A standardised protocol for monitoring phenological responses to climate change using herbaceous plant species in botanical gardens. Functional Ecology, 35(4), 821-834.


Dieskau, J., Bruelheide, H., Gutknecht, J. & Erfmeier, A. 2020. Biogeographic differences in plant–soil biota relationships contribute to the exotic range expansion of Verbascum thapsus. - Ecology and Evolution, 10: 13057–13070. doi:10.1002/ece3.6894.   

Meier, T. (2020). Wegener, U. (2017): Bewegte Zeiten in zwei Gesellschaftssystemen - Naturschutz im Wandel. - Hercynia N. F. 53(2): 390-392. (Rezension)

Meier, T. (2020). Hauck, M., Leuschner, C., Homeier, J. (2019): Klimawandel und Vegetation - Eine globale Übersicht. - Hercynia N. F. 53(2): 386-389. (Rezension)


Rosche, C., Hensen, I., Schaar, A., ..., Nagy, D.U., ..., Lachmuth, S., ... & Shah, M.A. 2019. Climate not native vs. non-native ranges controls genetic structure and common garden performance of a cosmopolitan weed. - Ecological Monographs 89: e01386.

Irimia, R.E., Lopes, S.M.M., Sotes, G., Cavieres, L.A., Eren, Ö., Lortie, C.J., French, K., Hierro, R.L., Rosche, C., Callaway, R.M., Pinho e Melo, T.M.V.D. & Montesinos, D. 2019. Biogeographic differences in the allelopathy of leaf surface extracts of an invasive weed. - Biological Invasions 21: 3151-3168.

Meier, T., Hensen, I., Kühn, I. (2019). Federgras-Bestände in Mitteldeutschland. - Teil II. Funktionelle Merkmale. - Hercynia N. F. 52(2): 129-163.


Rosche, C., Hensen, I., Heinicke, S., Silantyeva, M.M., Stolz, J., Grönning, S. & Wesche, K. 2018. Spatio-environmental determinants of the genetic structures of three steppe species in a highly fragmented landscape. - Basic and Applied Ecology 28: 48-59.

Rosche, C., Schrieber, K., Lachmuth, S., Durka, W., Hirsch, H., Wagner, V., Schleuning, M. & Hensen, I. 2018. Sex ratio rather than population size affects genetic diversity in Antennaria dioica. - Plant Biology 20: 789-796.

Meier, T., Partzsch, M. (2018). Federgras-Bestände in Mitteldeutschland. - Teil I. Aktuelle Situation und Bestandsentwicklung. - Hercynia N. F. 51(2): 113-154.

Partzsch, M., Faulhaber, M., Meier, T. (2018). The effect of the dominant grass Festuca rupicola on the establishment of rare forbs in semi-dry grasslands. - Folia Geobotanica 53: 103-113.


Rosche, C., Hensen, I., Mráz, P., Durka, W., Hartmann, M. & Lachmuth, S. 2017. Invasion success of polyploids: The role of self-incompatibility and inbreeding depression for the contrasting colonization ability of diploid and tetraploid Centaurea stoebe s.l. - Journal of Ecology 105: 425-435.

Rosche, C., Hensen, I. & Lachmuth, S. 2017. The potential role of pre-adaptation and inbreeding-environment interactions for colonization of disturbed habitats: an experiment with diploid and tetraploid Centaurea stoebe. - Plant Biology 20: 75-84.


Rosche, C., Durka, W., Hensen, I., Mráz, P., Hartmann, M., Müller-Schärer, H. & Lachmuth, S. 2016. The population genetics of the fundamental cytotype-shift in invasive Centaurea stoebe s.l.: genetic diversity, genetic differentiation and small-scale genetic structure differ between cytotypes but not between ranges. - Biological Invasions 18: 1895-1910.

Al-Gharaibeh, M.M., Hamasha, H.R., Rosche, C., Alrababah, M.A. & Hensen, I. 2016. Environmental gradients shape the genetic structure of two medicinal Salvia species in Jordan. - Plant Biology 19: 227-238.

Nagy, D.U., Stranczinger, S., Godi, A., Weisz, A., Rosche, C., Suda, J., Mariano, M. & Pal, R.W. 2016. Does higher ploidy level increase the risk of invasion? A case study with two geo-cytotypes of Solidago gigantea Aiton (Asteraceae). - Journal of Plant Ecology 11: 317–327.

Heinicke, S., Hensen, I., Rosche, C., Hanselmann, D., Gudkova, P.D., Silantyeva, M.M. & Wesche, K. 2016. Fragmentation and environmental constraints influence genetic diversity and germination of Stipa pennata in natural steppes. - Flora 224: 42-49.


Renison, D., Chartier, M. P., Menghi, M., Marcora, P. I., Torres, R. C., Giorgis, M., Hensen, I. & A. M. Cingolani 2015. Spatial variation in tree demography associated to domestic herbivores and topography: Insights from a seeding and planting experiment. - Forest Ecology and Management 335: 139-146.


Al-Hawija, B.N., Lachmuth, S., Welk, E. & I. Hensen 2014. Performance of seedlings from natural and afforested populations of Cupressus sempervirens under different temperature and moisture regimes. - Plant Species Biology. doi:10.1111/1442-1984.12060   .

Al-Hawija, B., Wagner, V. & I. Hensen 2014. Genetic comparison between natural and planted populations of Pinus brutia and Cupressus sempervirens in Syria. - Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 38: 267-280.

Al-Hawija, B., Wagner, V., Partzsch, M. & I. Hensen 2014. Germination differences between natural and afforested populations of Pinus brutia and Cupressus sempervirens. - Silva Fennica 48: 1-18.

Brandt, R., Lachmuth, S., Landschulz, C., Haß, F. & I. Hensen 2014. Species-specific responses to environmental stress on germination and juvenile growth of two Bolivian Andean agroforestry species. - New Forests 45: 777-795.

Gallegos, S. C., Hensen, I. & M. Schleuning 2014. Secondary dispersal by ants enhances seedling recruitment in fire-degraded tropical montane forests. - Journal of Ecology 102: 659-666.

Kessler, M., Kühn, A., Solis-Neffa, V. G. & I. Hensen 2014. Complex geographical distribution of ploidy levels in Polylepis australis (Rosaceae), an endemic tree line species in Argentina. - International Journal of Plant Science 175: 955-961.

Lippok, D., Beck, S. G., Renison, D., Hensen, I., Apaza, A. E. & M. Schleuning 2013. Topography and edge effects are more important than elevation as drivers of vegetation patterns in a neotropical montane forest. - Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 724-733.

Maron, J. L., Auge, H., Pearson, D. E., Korell, L., Hensen, I., Suding, K. N. & C. Stein 2014. Staged invasions across disparate grasslands: effects of consumers, disturbance and seed provenance on productivity and species richness. - Ecology Letters 17: 499-507.

Miehe, G., Miehe, S., Böhner, J., Kaiser, K., Hensen, I., Madsen, D., Liu, J. Q. & L. Opgenoorth 2014. How old is the human footprint in the world’s largest alpine ecosystem? A review of multiproxy records from the Tibetan Plateau from the ecologists’ viewpoint. - Quaternary Science Reviews 86: 190-209.

Partzsch, M. 2014. Effects of land-use and global change on growth performance and interactions between a dominant and a rare semi-dry grassland species. - In: Mariotte, P. & P. Kardol (Eds.) Grasslands biodiversity and conservation in a changing world. p. 163-186. Nova Publishers, New York. ISBN: 978-1-61761-619-8.

Rosche, C., Schrieber, K., Hirsch, H., Blachnik, T., Träger, S., Richter, F., Seidler, G. & I. Hensen 2014. Sexuelle Reproduktion und klonales Wachstum in kleinen Populationen von Antennaria dioica (L.) Gaertner. - Hercynia N. F. 47: 51–78.

Saavedra, F., Hensen, I., Beck, S. G., Böhning-Gaese, K., Lippok, D., Töpfer, T. & M. Schleuning 2014. Functional importance of avian seed dispersers changes in response to human-induced forest edges in tropical seed-dispersal networks. - Oecologia 176: 837-848.

Seeber, E., Winterfeld, G., Hensen, I., Sharbel, T. F., Durka, W., Liu, J., Yang, Y.-P. & K. Wesche 2014. Ploidy in the alpine sedge Kobresia pygmaea (Cyperaceae) and related species: combined application of chromosome counts, new microsatellite markers and flow cytometry. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 176: 22-35.

Shah, M. A., Callaway, R. M., Shah, T., Houseman, G. R., Pal, R. W., Xiao, S., Luo, W., Rosche, C., Reshi, Z. A., Khasa, D. P. & S. Chen 2014. Conyza canadensis suppresses plant diversity in its nonnative ranges but not at home: a transcontinental comparison. - New Phytologist 202(4):1286-1296.

Schulze, M., Partzsch, M. & I. Hensen 2014. Die Xerothermrasenart Veronica spicata L.: Populationsstruktur, Etablierung und pflanzliche Interaktionen. - Hercynia N.F. 45: 79-104.

Stein, K., Rosche, C., Hirsch, H., Kindermann, A., Koehler, J. & I. Hensen 2014. The influence of forest fragmentation on clonal diversity and genetic structure in Heliconia angusta, an endemic understorey herb of the Brazilian Atlantic rain forest. - Journal of Tropical Ecology 30: 199-208.


Apaza Quevedo, A. A., Schleuning, M.,   Hensen, I., Saavedra, F. & W. Durka 2013. Forest fragmentation and edge   effects on the genetic structure of Clusia   sphaerocarpa and C. lechleri (Clusiaceae) in tropical montane forests. - Journal of Tropical Ecology 29: 321-329.

Brandt, R., Mathez-Stiefel, S.-L., Lachmuth, S., Hensen, I. & S. Rist 2013. Knowledge and valuation of Andean agroforestry species: the role of sex, age, and migration among members of a rural community in Bolivia. - Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9. DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-9-83.

Brütting, C., Hensen, I. & K. Wesche 2013. Ex situ cultivation affects genetic structure and diversity in arable plants. - Plant Biology 15: 505-513.

Brütting, C., Meyer, S., Kühne, P., Hensen, I. & K. Wesche   2013. Spatial   genetic structure and low diversity of the rare arable plant Bupleurum rotundifolium L. indicate   fragmentation in Central Europe. - Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 161: 70-77.

Chumacero de Schawe, C., Durka, W., Tscharntke, T., Hensen, I.   & M. Kessler 2013. Gene flow and genetic   diversity in cultivated and wild cacao (Theobroma cacao) in Bolivia. - American Journal of Botany 100: 2271-2279.

Cosendai, A. C., Wagner, J., Ladinig, U., Rosche, C. & E. Hörandl 2013. Geographical parthenogenesis and   population genetic structure in the alpine species Ranunculus kuepferi (Ranunculaceae). - Heredity 110: 560–569.

Durka, W., Nossol, C., Welk, E., Ruprecht, E., Wagner, V., Wesche, K. & I. Hensen 2013. Extreme genetic depauperation and differentiation of both populations and species in Eurasian feather grasses (Stipa). - Plant Systematics and Evolution 299: 249-259.

Hamasha, H. R., Schmidt-Lebuhn, A. N., Durka, W., Schleuning, M. & I. Hensen 2013. Bioclimatic regions influence genetic structure of four Jordanian Stipa species. - Plant Biology 15: 882-891.     Kambach, S., Guerra, F., Beck, S. G., Hensen, I. & M. Schleuning 2013. Human-induced disturbance alters pollinator communities in tropical mountain forests. - Diversity 5: 1-14.

Lippok, D., Beck, S. G., Renison, D.,   Gallegos, S. C., Saavedra, F. Hensen, I. & M. Schleuning 2013. Forest recovery of areas deforested by   fire increases with elevation in the tropical Andes. - Forest Ecology and Management 295: 69-76.

Lippok,   D., Walter, F., Hensen, I., Beck, S.G. & M. Schleuning 2013. Effects of disturbance and altitude on soil seed   banks of tropical montane forests. - Journal of Tropical Ecology 29: 523-529.

Partzsch, M.   2013. Growth performance and species interaction of Festuca rupicola Heuff.   and Dianthus carthusianorum L. subjected to temperature increase and Nitrogen addition. - Journal of Plant Studies 2/ 2: 122-135, doi:10.5539/jps.v2n2p122.   

Partzsch, M. 2013. How small can steppe habitats be?   Results from a landscape of porphyry outcrops in the central valley of the   River Saale, northwest of Halle. - In: Baumbach, H. & S. Pfützenreuter (Red.). Steppenlebensräume Europas - Gefährdung,   Erhaltungsmaßnahmen und Schutz. Tagungsband: 43 - 54. Hrsg. vom Thüringer   Ministerium für Landwirtschaft, Forsten, Umwelt und Naturschutz (TMLFUN),   Erfurt, 450 S. ISBN 978-3-00-044248-3.

Prinz, K.,   Weising, K. & I. Hensen 2013. Habitat fragmentation   and recent bottlenecks influence genetic diversity and differentiation of the Central European halophyte Suaeda maritima (Chenopodiaceae). - American Journal of Botany 11: 2210-2218.

Stein, K. & I. Hensen 2013. The reproductive biology of two understory plants in the Atlantic rain forest, Brazil. - Ecological Research 28: 593-602.

Svriz, M., Damascos, M. A., Zimmermann, H. & I. Hensen 2013. The exotic   shrub Rosa rubiginosa as a nurse   plant. Implications for the restoration of disturbed temperate forests in   Patagonia, Argentina. - Forest Ecology and Management 289: 234-242.


Al-Hawija, B., Partzsch, M. & I. Hensen 2012. Effects of temperature, salinity and cold stratification on seed germination   of halophytes. - Nordic Journal of Botany 30: 627-634.

Brandt, R., Zimmermann, H., Hensen, I., Mariscal   Castro, J. C. & S. Rist 2012. Agroforestry   species of the Bolivian Andes: an integrated assessment of ecological,   economic and socio-cultural plant values. - Agroforestry Systems 86:   1-16.

Brütting,   C., Meyer, S., Kühne, P., Hensen, I. & K. Wesche 2012. Spatial genetic structure and low diversity of the   rare arable plant Bupleurum rotundifolium L. in Central Europe – Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 161: 70-77.

Brütting, C., Wesche, K., Meyer, S. & I. Hensen 2012. Genetic diversity of six arable plants in relation   to their Red List status. - Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 745-761.

Ebeling, S. K., Schreiter, S., Hensen, I., Durka,   W. & H. Auge 2012. Outcrossing   breeding system does not compromise invasiveness in Buddleja davidii. - Flora 207: 843-848.

Hensen, I., Cierjacks, A., Hirsch, H.,   Kessler, M., Romoleroux, K., Renison, D. & K. Wesche 2012. Historic and   recent fragmentation coupled with altitude affect the genetic population   structure of one of the world’s highest tropical tree line species. - Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 455-464.

Hirsch, H., Wypior, C., von Wehrden, H., Wesche,   K., Renison, D. & I. Hensen 2012. Germination performance of   native and non-native Ulmus pumila populations. - NeoBiota 15: 53-68.

Mathez-Stiefel, S.L., Brandt, R., Lachmuth, S. & S. Rist   2012. Are the Young Less Knowledgeable? Local Knowledge of Natural Remedies and Their   Transformations in the Andean Highlands. - Human Ecology 40: 909-930.

Özüyaman,   S., Bliss, P. & M. Partzsch 2012. Die Zeitschrift Hercynia im digitalen  Informationszeitalter. - Hercynia N.F. 45: 1-7.

Partzsch,   M. 2012. Zur Keimungsbiologie   von zwölf ausgewählten Ruderal-, Wiesen- und Xerothermrasenarten - Teil 5:   Apiaceae. - Hercynia N.F. 45: 173-19.

Partzsch,   M. 2012. Zur Keimungsbiologie von zehn ausgewählten Ruderal- und  Xerothermrasenarten  - Teil 4: Fabaceae. - Hercynia N.F. 45: 125-144.

Svriz, M., Damascos, M. A., Zimmermann, H. &   I. Hensen 2012. The   exotic shrub Rosa rubiginosa as a nurse plant. Implications for the   restoration of disturbed temperate forests in Patagonia, Argentina. – Forest Ecology and Management 289: 234-242.

Van Hengstum, T., Lachmuth, S.,   Oostermeijer, J.G.B., den Nijs, J.C.M., Meirmans, P.G. & P.H. van   Tienderen 2012. Human-induced   hybridization among congeneric endemic plants on Tenerife, Canary Islands. - Plant Systematics and Evolution 298: 1119-1131.

Wagner,   V., Treiber, J., Danihelka, J., Ruprecht, E., Wesche, K. & I. Hensen   2012. Declining genetic   diversity and increasing genetic isolation towards the range periphery of a   Eurasian feather grass: A study along a 3000 km longitudinal gradient – International Journal of Plant Sciences 173: 802-811.

Zimmermann,   H., von Wehrden, H., Renison, D., Wesche, K., Welk, E., Damascos, M. & I.   Hensen 2012. Shrub management is the principal driver of differing population sizes   between native and invasive populations of Rosa rubiginosa L. – Biological Invasions 14: 2141-2157.


Ebeling, S. K., Stöcklin, J., Hensen, I. & H. Auge 2011. Multiple common garden experiments suggest lack of local adaptation in an invasive ornamental plant. - Journal of Plant Ecology 4: 209-220.

Hensen, I., Teich, I., Hirsch, H., von Wehrden, H. & D. Renison 2011. Range-wide genetic structure and diversity of the endemic treeline species Polylepis australis (Rosaceae) in Argentina. - American Journal of Botany 98: 1825-1833.

Hirsch, H., Zimmermann, H., Ritz, C. M., Wissemann, V., von Wehrden, H., Renison, D., Wesche, K., Welk, E. & I. Hensen 2011. Tracking the origin of invasive Rosa rubiginosa populations in Argentina. - International Journal of Plant Science 172: 540-550.

Lachmuth S., Durka W. & F. M. Schurr 2011. Differentiation of reproductive and competitive ability in the invaded range of Senecio inaequidens: the role of genetic Allee-effects, adaptive and non-adaptive evolution. - New Phytologist 192: 529-541.

Julio, N. B., Rondan Dueñas, J. C., Renison, D. & I. Hensen 2011. Genetic structure and diversity of Polylepis australis (Rosaceae) tree populations from central Argentina: Implications for forest conservation. - Silvae Genetica 60: 55-61.

Partzsch, M. 2011. Zur Keimungsbiologie acht ausgewählter Xerothermrasenarten  - Teil 2: Caryophyllaceae. - Hercynia N.F. 44: 127-144.

Partzsch, M. 2011. Zur Keimungsbiologie acht ausgewählter Xerothermrasenarten  - Teil 3: Asteraceae. - Hercynia N.F. 44: 211-217.

Partzsch, M. 2011. Does land use change affect the interaction between two dry grassland species? - Flora 206: 550-558.

Partzsch, M. & U. Bachmann 2011. Is Campanula glomerata threatened by competition from expanding grasses? - Results of a long-term experiment. - Plant Ecology 212: 251-261.

Partzsch, M., Pietsch, C. & I. Hensen 2011. A comparative study of germination biology and plant performance in two dry grassland species. – Folia Geobotanica 46: 35-48.

Renison, D., Hensen, I. & R. Suárez 2011. Landscape structural complexity of high-mountain Polylepis australis forests: A new aspect of restoration goals. - Restoration Ecology 19: 390-398.

Ronnenberg, K., Hensen, I. & K. Wesche 2011. Contrasting effects of moisture availability on pollination- and seed characteristics of Stipa krylovii Roshev. in Mongolian drylands. - Basic Appl Ecol. 12: 141-151.

Stein, K. & I. Hensen 2011. Potential pollinators and robbers: a study of the floral visitors of Heliconia angusta (Heliconiaceae) and their behaviour. - Journal of Pollination Ecology 4:39-47.

Wagner, V., Durka, W. & I. Hensen 2011. Increased differentiation but no reduced diversity in peripheral vs. core populations of a steppe grass. – American Journal of Botany 98: 1173-1178.

Wagner, V., Antunes, P. M., Ristow, M., Lechner, U. & I. Hensen 2011. Prevailing negative soil biota effect and no evidence for local adaptation in the steppe grass Stipa capillata. - PLoS One 6: e17580.

Wesche, K., Walther, D., von Wehrden, H. & I. Hensen 2011. Trees in the desert: Reproduction and genetic structure of fragmented Ulmus pumila forests in Mongolian dryland. – Flora 206: 91-99.

Zimmermann, H., von Wehrden, H., Damascos, M. A., Bran, D., Welk, E., Renison, D. & I. Hensen 2011. Habitat invasion risk assessment based on Landsat 5 data, exemplified by the shrub Rosa rubiginosa in southern Argentina. - Austral Ecology 36: 870-880.


Blaess, C., Ronnenberg, K., Tackenberg, O., Hensen, I. & K. Wesche 2010. The relative importance of different seed dispersal modes in dry Mongolian rangelands. - Journal of Arid Environments 74: 991-997.

Burkart M., Alsleben K., Lachmuth S., Schumacher J., Hofmann R., Jeltsch, F. & F.M. Schurr 2010. Recruitment requirements of the rare and threatened Juncus atratus. - Flora 205: 583-589.

Giorgis, M. A., Cingolani, A. M., Teich, I., Renison, D. & I. Hensen 2010. Do Polylepis australis trees tolerate herbivory? Seasonal patterns of shoot growth and its consumption by livestock. - Plant Ecology 207: 307-319.

Hensen, I., Kilian, C., Wagner, V., Durka, W., Pusch, J. & K. Wesche 2010. Low genetic variability and strong differentiation among isolated populations of the rare steppe grass Stipa capillata L. in central Europe. - Plant Biology 12: 526-536.

Lachmuth S., Durka W. & F.M. Schurr 2010. The making of a rapid plant invader: genetic diversity and differentiation in the native and invaded range of Senecio inaequidens. - Molecular Ecology 19: 3952-3967.

Partzsch, M. 2010. Zur Keimungsbiologie von zehn ausgewählten xerothermen Grasarten. - Hercynia N.F. 43: 299-317.

Partzsch, M. 2010. Zur Keimungsbiologie acht ausgewählter kurzlebiger Ruderal- und Segetalarten. - Hercynia N.F. 43: 149-166.

Prinz, K., Weising, K. & I. Hensen 2010. Genetic structure of coastal and inland populations of Spergularia media (L.) C. Presl (Caryophyllaceae) in Central Europe. - Conservation Genetics 11: 2169-2177.

Renison, D., Hensen, I., Suarez, R., Cingolani, A.M., Marcora, P. & M. A. Giorgis 2010. Soil conservation in Polylepis mountain woodlands of Central Argentina: Is livestock deploying our natural capital? – Austral Ecology 35: 435-443.

Wagner, V., von Wehrden, H., Wesche, K., Fedulin, A., Sidorova, T. & I. Hensen 2010. Similar performance in central and range-edge populations of a Eurasian steppe grass under different climate and soil pH regimes. - Ecography 34: 498-506.

Zimmermann, H., Ritz, C. M., Hirsch, H., Renison, D., Wesche, K. & I. Hensen 2010. Highly reduced genetic diversity of Rosa rubiginosa L. populations in the invasive range. - International Journal of Plant Science 171: 435-446.