Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

1984 bis 2017


  • BEISHEIM K. & OTTE, A. 2017: Evaluating the ornamental value of the Caucasian flora in Georgia. Bewertung des Zierpflanzenwertes der kaukasischen Flora in Georgien. - Tuexenia 37: 333-354. [doi: 10.14471/2017.37.008]
  • GATTRINGER J.P., DONATH T.W., ECKSTEIN R.L., LUDEWIG K., OTTE A. & HARVOLK-SCHÖNING S. 2017: Flooding tolerance of four floodplain meadow species depends on age. - PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176869. []
  • LÜKER-JANS, N., SIMMERING, D. & OTTE, A. 2017. The impact of biogas plants on regional dynamics of permanent grassland and maize area - The example of Hesse, Germany (2005-2010). - Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 241: 24-38. []
  • MAGIERA, A., FEILHAUER, H., WALDHARDT, R., WIESMAIR, M. & OTTE, A. 2017: Modelling biomass of mountainous grasslands by including a species composition map. - Ecological Indicators 78: 8-18. []
  • MAGIERA, A., FEILHAUER, H., WALDHARDT, R., WIESMAIR, M. & OTTE, A. 2017: Fernerkundungsbasierte Erfassung der Vegetationszusammensetzung und Produktivität von Grünlandbeständen im Großen Kaukasus. - Berichte der Reinhold-Tüxen-Gesellschaft 29: 65-81.
  • XU, F., OTTE, A., LUDEWIG, K., DONATH, T.W. & HARVOLK-SCHÖNING, S. 2017: Land cover changes (1963-2010) and their environmental factors in the Upper Danube floodplain. - Sustainability 9: 943. [doi:10.3390/su9060943]



  • BIENAU, M.J., ECKSTEIN, L.R., OTTE, A., DURKA, W. 2016: Clonality increases with snow depth in the arctic dwarf shrub Empetrum hermaphroditum - American Journal of Botany 103 (12): 1 – 10, 2016, [doi.10.3732/ajb.1600229]
  • LUEKER-JANS, N., SIMMERING, D., OTTE, A. 2016: Analysing Data of the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) to Detect Patterns of Agricultural Land-USE Change at Municipality Level - Landscape Online 48:1-24 (2016), [doi.10.3097/ LO.201648]
  • MAGIERA, A., FEILHAUER, H., TEPHNADZE, N., WALDHARDT, R., OTTE, A. 2016: Separating reflectance signatures of shrub species – A case study in the Central Greater Caucasus. - Applied Vegetation Science. []
  • PRUCHNIEWICZ, D., DONATH, T.W., OTTE, A., ŻOŁNIERZ, L., ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2016: Effect of expansive specieson seed rain and soil seed bank of mountain mesic meadows. - Tüxenia 36: 81-96. [doi: 10.14471/2016.36.011]
  • RÜHL, A.T., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W. 2016: Distinct germination response of rare and common arable weeds to reduced water potential. - Plant Biology 18 (Supplement 1): 83-90. []
  • RÜHL, A.T., DONATH, T.W., OTTE, A., ECKSTEIN, R.L., 2016: Impacts of short-term germination delay on fitness of the annual weed Agrostemma githago. - Seed Science Research (13. April 2016) []
  • WIESMAIR, M., FEILHAUER, H., MAGIERA, A., OTTE, A., WALDHARDT, R. 2016: Estimating Vegetation Cover from High-Resolution Satellite Data to Assess Grassland Degradation in the Georgian Caucasus. - Mountain Research and Development 36.1 (Feb 2016). []
  • WIESMAIR, M., OTTE, A., WALDHARDT, R. 2016: Relationships between Plant Diversity, Vegetation Cover, and Site Conditions: Implications for Grassland Conservation in the Greater Caucasus. - Biodiversity and Conservation. [doi 10.1007/s10531-016-1240-5]



  • BIENAU, M.J., KRÖNCKE, M., EISERHARDT, W.L., OTTE, A., GRAAE, B.J., HAGEN, D., MILBAU, A., DURKA, W., ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2015: Synchronous flowering despite differences in snowmelt among habitats of Empetrum hermaphroditum. - Acta Oecologica 69: 129-136. []
  • DONATH, T.W., SCHMIEDE, R. & OTTE, A. 2015: Alluvial grasslands along the northern upper Rhine – nature conservation vs. agricultural value under non-intensive management. - Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 200: 102-109. []
  • HARVOLK, S., SYMMANK, L., SUNDERMEIER, A., OTTE, A., DONATH, T.W. 2015: Human impact on plant biodiversity in the functional floodplain of heavily modified rivers - A comparative study along German Federal waterways. - Ecological Engineering 85: 463-475. []
  • LOYDI, A., DONATH, T.W., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A. 2015: Non-native species litter reduces germination and growth of resident forbs and grasses: allelopathic, osmotic or mechanical effects? - Biological Invasions 17: 581-595. [doi 10.1007/s10530-014-0750-x]
  • LOYDI, A., DONATH, T.W., OTTE, A., ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2015: Negative and positive interactions among plants: effects of competitors and litter on seedling emergence and growth of forest and grassland species. - Plant Biology 17: 667-675. []
  • LUDEWIG K., DONATH T.W., ZELLE B., ECKSTEIN R.L., MOSNER E., OTTE A. & JENSEN K. 2015: Effects of reduced summer precipitation on the productivity and forage quality of floodplain meadows at the Elbe and Rhine River. - PLoS ONE 10: e0124140. []
  • RÜHL, A.T., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W. 2015: Future challenge for endangered arable weed species facing global warming: low temperature optima and narrow moisture requirements. - Biological Conservation 182: 262-269. []



  • BIENAU, M.J., HATTERMANN, D., KRÖNCKE, M., KRETZ, L., OTTE, A., EISERHARDT, W.L., MILBAU, A., GRAAE, B.J., DURKA, W., ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2014: Snow cover consistently affects growth and reproduction of Empetrum hermaphroditum across latitudinal and local climatic gradients. - Alpine Botany 124: 115-129. [doi 10.1007/s00035-014-0137-8]
  • DE FRENNE, P., COOMES, D.A., DE SCHRIJVER, A., STAELENS, J., ALEXANDER, J.M., BERNHARDT-RÖMERMANN, M., BRUNET, J., CHABRERIE, O., CHIARUCCI, A., DEN OUDEN, J., ECKSTEIN, R.L., GRAAE, B.J., GRUWEZ, R., HÉDL, R., HERMY, M., KOLB, A., MÅRELL, A., MULLENDER, S.M., OLSEN, S.L., ORCZEWSKA, A., PETERKEN, G., PETŘÍK, P., PLUE, J., SIMONSON, W.D., TOMESCU, C.V., VANGANSBEKE, P., VERSTRAETEN, G., VESTERDAL, L., WULF, M., VERHEYEN, K. 2014: Plant movements and climate warming: intraspecific variation in growth responses to non-local soils. - New Phytologist 202: 431-441. []
  • HARVOLK, S., KORNATZ, P., OTTE, A., SIMMERING, D. 2014: Using existing landscape data to assess the ecological potential of Miscanthus cultivation in a marginal landscape. - GCB Bioenergy, 6: 227–241. []
  • HARVOLK, S., SYMMANK, L., SUNDERMEIER, A., OTTE, A., DONATH, T.W. 2014: Can artificial waterways provide a refuge for floodplain biodiversity? A case study from North Western Germany. - Ecological Engineering 73: 31-44. []
  • LOYDI, A., LOHSE, K., OTTE, A., DONATH, T.W., ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2014: Distribution and effects of tree leaf litter on vegetation composition and biomass in a forest-grassland ecotone. - Journal of Plant Ecology 7: 264-275. []
  • LUDEWIG, K., ZELLE, B., ECKSTEIN, R.L., MOSNER, E., OTTE, A., DONATH, T.W. 2014: Differential effects of reduced water potentials on the germination of floodplain grassland species indicative of wet and dry habitats. - Seed Science Research 24: 49-61. []
  • SCHULZ, B., ECKSTEIN, R.L., DURKA, W. 2014: Epigenetic variation reflects dynamic habitat conditions in a rare floodplain herb. - Molecular Ecology 23: 3523-3537. []
  • TEPHNADZE, N., ABDALADZE, O., NAKHUTSRISHVILI, G., SIMMERING, D., WALDHARDT, R., OTTE, A. 2014: The impacts of management and site conditions on the phytodiversity of the upper montane and subalpine belts in the Central Greater Caucasus. - Phytocoenologia 44: 255-282. [doi 10.1127/0340-269X/2014/0044-0579]
  • WINTER, S., JUNG, L.S., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A., DONATH, T.W. & KRIECHBAUM, M. 2014: Control of the toxic plant Colchicum autumnale in semi-natural grasslands – effects of cutting treatments on demography and diversity. - Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 524-533. []





  • ECKSTEIN, R.L., RUCH, D., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W. 2012: Invasibility of a nutrient-poor pasture through resident and non-resident herbs is controlled by litter, gap size and propagule pressure. PLoS ONE 7: e41887. [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041887]
  • DONATH, T.W. & ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2012: Litter effects on seedling establishment interact with seed position and earthworm activity. - Plant Biology 14: 163–170. []
  • JUNG, L.S., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W. 2012: Above- and below-ground nutrient and alkaloid dynamics in Colchicum autumnale: optimal mowing dates for population control or low hay toxicity. - Weed Research 52: 348-357. []
  • MUNIER-JOLAIN, N., MÉDIENE, S., MEISS, H., BOISSINOT, F., WALDHARDT, R., CANEILL, J., BRETAGNOLLE, V.: Rôle des prairies temporaires pour la gestion de la flore adventice dans les systèmes céréaliers. - Innovations Agronomiques 22: 71-84.
  • SCHMIEDE, R., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W. 2012: Enhancing plant biodiversity in species-poor grassland through plant material application – the impact of sward disturbance. - Applied Vegetation Science 15: 290-298. []
  • SHAKERI, Z., MARVIE MOHADJER, M.R., SIMBERLOFF, D., ETEMAD, V., ASSADI, M., DONATH, T.W., OTTE, A. & ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2012: Plant community composition and disturbance in Caspian Fagus orientalis forests: which are the main driving factors? - Phytocoenologia 41: 247-263. [DOI: 10.1127/0340-269X/2011/0041-0513]
  • VOSS, N., ECKSTEIN, R.L. & DURKA, W. 2012: Range expansion of a selfing polyploid plant despite widespread genetic uniformity. - Annals of Botany 110: 585-593. []
  • VOSS, N., WELK, E., DURKA, W. & ECKSTEIN, R.L. 2012: Biological flora of Central Europe: Ceratocapnos claviculata (L.) Lidén. - Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 61-77. []



  • BURMEIER, S., ECKSTEIN, R. L., DONATH, T. W. & OTTE, A., 2011: Plant pattern development during early post-restoration succession in grasslands – a case study of Arabis nemorensis. - Restoration Ecology 19: 648-659. []
  • BURMEIER, S., ECKSTEIN, R.L., OTTE, A. & DONATH, T.W., 2011: Spatially-restricted plant material application creates colonization initials for flood meadow species. - Biological Conservation 144: 212-219. []
  • ECKSTEIN, R.L., PEREIRA, E., MILBAU, A. & GRAAE, B.J., 2011: Predicted changes in vegetation structure affect the susceptibility to invasion of bryophyte dominated subarctic heath. - Annals of Botany 108: 177-183. [DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr097]
  • HENSGEN, F., ALBRECHT, C., DONATH, T.W., OTTE, A., ECKSTEIN, R.L., 2011: Distribution of gastropods in floodplain compartments and feeding preferences for river corridor plant species: is there an effect of gastropod herbivory on the distribution of river corridor plants? - Flora 206: 534-543. []
  • JUNG, L.S., ECKSTEIN, R.L., DONATH, T.W. & OTTE, A., 2011: A physiological approach to reduce population densities of Colchicum autumnale in extensively managed grasslands. Grassland Science in Europe 16: 67-69
  • JUNG, L.S. & WINTER, S.,  ECKSTEIN, R.L., KRIECHBAUM, M., KARRER, G., WELK, E., ELSÄSSER, M., DONATH, T.W. & OTTE, A., 2011: Biological flora of Central Europe: Colchicum autumnale L. - Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 13: 227-244. []
  • MEHMETI, A., SHERIFI, E., DEMAJ, A. & WALDHARDT, R., 2011: Growth and productivity of weeds in two maize crop production systems. - Herbologia 12: 105-112.
  • THIELE, J., ISERMANN, M., KOLLMANN, J. & OTTE, A., 2011: Impact scores of invasive plants are biased by disragard of environmental co-variation and non-linearity. - NeoBiota 10: 65-79. []
  • VOSS, N., SIMMERING, D., PEPPLER-LISBACH, C., DURKA, W. & ECKSTEIN, R.L., 2011: Vegetation databases as a tool to analyze  factors affecting the range expansion of the forest understory herb Ceratocapnos claviculata. - Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 726-740. [doi.10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01284.x]























  • EKSCHMITT, K., BAXTER, R., CAMPBELL, C.D., CEULEMANS, R., GÜNTHER, K.P., HEAL, W.O., HECTOR, A., HENNING, F., MATOUCH, A.K.S., MOLAU, U., NAGY, P.I., OTTE, A., PAUSAS, J.G., PFLUG, A., SCHRÖTER, D., SILLENCE, G., STEINER, N.C., STRUWE, ST., WOLTERS, V. & WOOKEY, P.A., 2000: Ecosystem functioning and management under multiple stresses and extreme events. - In: SUTTON, M.A., MORENO, J.M., VAN DER PUTTEN, W.H. & STRUWE, S. (eds.): Terrestrial Ecosystem Research in Europe: Successes, Challenges and Policy. EU Commission, Luxembourg, 28-34.


1998 and earlier