Image: H. Freitag, B. Gemeinholzer, C. M. Müller, S. Swenson

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1)  Iden­ti­fic­a­tion and mon­it­or­ing of spe­cies in space and time (biod­iversity mon­it­or­ing) us­ing DNA-metabar­cod­ing

Image: B. Gemeinholzer


Development of Biodiversity Monitoring Stations - AMMOD

AMMOD: Read More
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Leipzig can­opy forest crane pro­ject in co­oper­a­tion with iDIV

Investigation of pollen diversity at different altitudes in cooperation with the Auwald Consortium of the University of Leipzig and the iDIV

Leipzig canopy forest crane project in cooperation with iDIV: Read More

2)   Stud­ies on plant-plant and plant-an­imal com­munit­ies

Image: B. Gemeinholzer

Pol­len on bumble­bees

Pollen analysis on bumblebees in a recent and historical context

Pollen on bumblebees: Read More
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Di­versity of in­sects in nature re­serve areas (DINA)

Analyses of plant-insect-interactions along a gradient from nature reserves to agricultural landscape - DINA

Diversity of insects in nature reserve areas (DINA): Read More
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Red deer

Plant traces in red deer excretions

Red deer: Read More

3)  ­Pop­u­la­tion ge­netic stud­ies on en­dangered plant spe­cies for nature con­ser­va­tion

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Rare and en­dangered plant spe­cies

Population genetic studies on rare endangered plant species

Rare and endangered plant species: Read More

Con­serve Plant-Pro­ject

Conserve Plant-Project (COST Action of the EU)

Conserve Plant-Project : Read More

4) Link­ing bio­lo­gical data as part of NF­DI4­Biod­iversity.


Exemplary integration of users into the NFDI4BioDiv network TA1-2Involve

NFDI4BioDiversity: Read More

5)  Ana­lyses of spe­ci­ation pro­cesses and dif­fer­en­ti­ation at pop­u­la­tion levels

Lesser bur­net

Studies on the lesser burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga)

Lesser burnet: Read More
Image: B. Gemeinholzer


Population genetics and phylogeography of the species of the genus Vinca

Vinca: Read More
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Co-ex­ist­ence and co-evol­u­tion

Analyses of co-existence and co-evolution

Co-existence and co-evolution: Read More
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Red clover

Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) under different land use scenarios

Red clover: Read More

6)  Re­con­struc­tion of sys­tem­at­ics, phylo­geny and biogeo­graphy of se­lec­ted plant spe­cies and plant groups

Image: D. Guicking


Evolution of myrmecophytes and mechanisms of speciation in Southeast Asian ant plants of the genus Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae)

Macaranga: Read More
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Systematics, phylogeny, and evolution of the Chenopodiaceae

Chenopodiaceae : Read More

7)  Ana­lysis of the in­vas­ive­ness of spe­cies

Im­pa­tiens ana­lyses

Population genetic and phylogeographic studies within the genus Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) with focus on species native to Germany and invasive species

Impatiens analyses: Read More