The Agroecology Team


PD Dr. Péter Batáry
Effectiveness of agri-environmental schemes in conserving biodiversity in relation to landscape complexity
Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-22358 -

Dr. Kevin Darras
Diversity, functions and services of birds and bats in Sumatra, Indonesia
Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-33734 -

Dr. Yvonne Fabian
Food webs, biodiversity, pollination and natural pest control in human modified landscapes
Tel +49 (0)551 / 39-22358 -

Dr. Ingo Grass
Pollination, biological control and biodiversity in a landscape context
Tel +49 (0)551 / 39-8807 -

Prof. Dr. Catrin Westphal
Effects of land use changes on biodiversity and ecosystem services; Pollination ecology
Tel +49 (0)551 / 39-22257 -

Dr. Annika Haß
Landscape scale farmland heterogeneity and pollination services
Tel +49 (0)551 / 39-22157 -

PhD students

Svenja Bänsch
Effects of floral resources on crop pollination services: Facilitation or competition?

Nicole Beyer
The effect of diversified crop rotations with field beans (Vicia faba) and peas (Pisum sativum) on the diversity of pollinators and pollination services

Anoush Miriam Ficiciyan
Commons-based seed varieties and mixtures in sustainable crop production

Felix Klaus
Grid-based predictions of biodiversity and ecosystem services at different spatial scales

Kevin Li
Pollination function and service in a rainforest transformation landscape in Sumatra, Indonesia

Felipe Libran
Biodiversity patterns and processes across landscapes differing in local habitat composition and configuration

Carolina Ocampo-Ariza
Pest control services offered by vertebrates and invertebrates in native cacao plantations of Peru

Julia Rosa
Costs and benefits of the diversification of farming systems

Manuel Toledo-Hernández
Cocoa pollination as a potential yield driver under changing management and climate

Emmeline Topp
A biodiversity hotspot faces intensification of viticulture: The role of renosterveld remnants for the conservation of butterflies.
Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-33739 -

Arne Wenzel
Agricultural biodiversity and associated services across rural-urban landscapes

Annemarie Wurz
Biodiversity and ecosystem services of agro-ecologically optimized cultivation

Guest scientists

Dr. Daisy Cárate Tandalla

Dr. Bea Maas

Dr. Thomas Cherico Wanger

Technical assistants

Susanne Jahn
Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-22211 -

Brigitte Jünemann
Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-22211 -

IT Group

Thomas Oesterreich
Siegfried Opolka
Marco Seipke

Phone +49 (0)551 / 39-33745

Managing Editor

Prof. Klaus Hoevemeyer
Managing Editor (Journal: Basic and Applied Ecology)

BSc and MSc students

Students' room phone: +49 (0)551 / 39-33731

Viviana Alarcón
Effects of strip cropping on biodiversity and biological pest control

Fabia Alice de Voss
Bat activity and diversity in green areas in Göttingen

Andres Angulo Rubiano
Indirect effects of fertilization, herbicides and weeding on bird and bat activity and diversity in an oil palm management experiment

Johnny Bennies
Wahrnehmung und Beratungsbedarf von Landwirten zu Blühflächen als Agrarumweltmassnahme

Rebekka Blessenohl
Impacts of weeding and fertilization management on insect diversity in oil palm plantations

Penelope Cecilia Fialas
Effects of organic management and landscape complexity on bat diversity in Cyprus

Hanna Gesche Gardein
Effects of habitat size on ground-nesting bee communities on calcareous grasslands

Franziska Gerling
Effects of spatial heterogeneity on floral diversity in agricultural landscapes

Tara Hanf-Dressler
The potential of cacao agroforestry for conservation of Peruvian birds and their ecosystem services

Katharina Heinrich
Predation in strip cultivation and monoculture

Natascha Holube
How landscape structure and habitat management affect pollination success in calcareous grasslands

Svenja Horstmann
Effects of strip cropping on biodiversity and biological pest control

Katrin Hübner
Effects of habitat isolation on ground-nesting bee communities in agricultural landscapes

Karl-Friedrich Könecke
Effects of landscape composition and flowering phenology on resource use of honeybees

Celina Herrera Krings
Bat activity in different ecological compensation areas

Wilhelm Osterman
Are Natura 2000 areas insect pollination hotspots?

Julia Piko
Effects of three different flower field types on pollinator diversity and plant-pollinator interactions

Clara-Katharina Schmitt
Perspective of farmers on diversification measures and possible factors influencing the perspective

Sonja Schröck
Impacts of land use on native pollinator diversity and survival in Sumatra, Indonesia

Lorenz Stöckert
Agrarumweltmassnhame annuelle Blühstreifen in Niedersachsen – Welche Pflanzenarten werden im Saatgut verwendet und wie wirken sich diese auf die Diversität von Insekten und Wildpflanzen aus?

Jonathan Tien-Yi Fung
Oil palm and ecosystem services from native pollinators in Sumatra, Indonesia

Dominik Schwab
Predation rates along a land use gradient in Madagascar

Sandra Schweiger
Effects of flowering crops on resource utilisation and colony growth of bumblebees

Emine Yetim
Field border improvements – Implications for farmers