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News & events


Conserving the endemic flora of the Carpathian Region

May 18, 2020

A paper introducing the new project 'Conserving the endemic flora of the Carpathian Region' has just been published in Plant Systematics and Evolution.



Phylogeography of subalpine tall herbs: a new paper

February 11, 2020

A new paper on phylogeography of Doronicum austriacum in Central Europe was published in the last volume of Plant Syst. Evol.



Carpathian Research Network meeting in Kraków

February 10, 2020

From 5th to 7th February 2020 we hosted the fourth working meeting of the Carpathian Research Network.


Breman E, Hurdu B-I, Kliment J, Kobiv Y, Kučera J, Mráz P, Pușcaș M, Renaud J, Ronikier M, Šibík J, Schmotzer A, Štubňová E, Szatmari P-M, Tasenkevich L, Turis P, Slovák M, 2020. Conserving the endemic flora of the Carpathian Region: an international project to increase and share knowledge of the distribution, evolution and taxonomy of Carpathian endemics and to conserve endangered species. Plant Systematics and Evolution 306: 59 (2020). DOI

Stachurska-Swakoń A, Cieślak E, Ronikier M, Nowak J, Kaczmarczyk A, 2020. Genetic structure of Doronicum austriacum (Asteraceae) in the Carpathians and adjacent areas: toward a comparative phylogeographical analysis of tall-herb species. Plant Systematics and Evolution 306: 14. DOI

Janik P, Ronikier M, Ronikier A, 2020. New protocol for successful isolation and amplification of DNA from exiguous fractions of specimens: a tool to overcome the basic obstacle in molecular analyses of myxomycetes. PeerJ 8: e8406. DOI

Crates R, Olah G, Adamski M, Aitken N, Banks S, Ingwersen D, Ranjard L, Rayner L, Stojanovic D, Suchan T, von Takach Dukai B, Heinsohn R, 2019. Genomic impact of severe population decline in a nomadic songbird. PLOS One 14(10): e0223953. DOI

Malicki M, Pusz W, Ronikier M, Suchan T, 2019. Population characteristics, habitat, and conservation status of Rhododendron ferrugineum L. (Ericaceae), a glacial relict new to Poland. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 88(3): 3634. DOI

Pusz W, Malicki M, Patejuk K, Ronikier M, Suchan T, 2019. First record of Exobasidium rhododendri (Fuckel) C. E. Cramer in Poland. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 88(3): 3632. DOI

Cieślak E, Drobniak S, 2019. Phylogeography of xerothermic Carlina acanthifolia subsp. utzka in Central Europe. Flora 253: 76–86. DOI

Tkach N, Röser M, Suchan T, Cieślak E, Schönswetter P, Ronikier M, 2019. Contrasting evolutionary origins of two mountain endemics: Saxifraga wahlenbergii (Western Carpathians) and S. styriaca (Eastern Alps). BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:18. DOI