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PD Dr. Stefan Abrahamczyk

Head of the subgroup pollination ecology

Stefan Abrahamczyk

Nees-Institut für Biodiversität der Pflanzen
Meckenheimer Allee 170 • D – 53115 Bonn


Tel: +49-(0)228-73 4649

Fax: +49-(0)228-73 3120



Anthropogenic changes of plant-pollinator interactions

  • Comparisons of current and historic data
  • Conservation implications

Evolution of plant reproductive systems

  • Relations to pollinators and habitat

  • Evolution on islands


Evolution of pollinator-reward systems (with special emphasis to Impatiens, Balsaminaceae)

  • Pollinator preferences

  • Analysis of chemical composition of plant rewards

  • Analysis of flower morphology and coloration

  • Pollinator switches 

Evolution of nectar-feeding birds and their food plants in different biogeographic regions

  • Ancestral trait reconstructions of birds and plants

  • Phylogenetics and molecular clocks

  • Feeding ecology of nectar-feeding birds


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