© Anna Lampei-Bucharová

Dr. Anna Lampei-Bucharova

Assistant Professor
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group
Institute of Landscape Ecology
Heisenbergstr. 2, D-48149 Münster
room 503
phone +49(0)251-83 39 766
fax +49(0)251-83 38 338
e-mail anna.lampei-bucharova [@] uni-muenster.de

consultation hours: on appointment


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  • Student projects available


    GLUE: Global Urban Evolution Project

    Supervision: Anna Lampei-Bucharova & Christian Lampei

  • Research interests

    • Plant evolutionary ecology
    • Challenges in using seeds for ecological restoration under changing environment
    • The effect of plant within-species diversity on biotic interactions
    • Rapid evolution in the era of climate change
    • Urban ecology
  • Curriculum vitae

    since 03/2018 Research scientist and lecturer (Akademische Rätin auf Zeit)
    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group, Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster, Germany
    2015-2018 Postdoc
    Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institut of Evolution and Ecology, University Tübingen, Germany
    2014-2015 Maternal leave
    2013-2014 Postdoc
    Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institut of Evolution and Ecology, University Tübingen, Germany
    2011-2013 Maternal leave
    2011 PhD in Botany
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    2008-2011 Researcher
    Czech Academy of Science, Pruhonice, Czech Republic
    2008 Visiting scientist
    University Bern, Switzerland
    2003-2008 Botanist
    Municipal Museum Marianske lazne, Czech Republic (non-academic position)
    1997-2003 Diploma in Biology
    Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Projects

    Rapid evolution in novel environment: multispecies approach

    • DFG (2018-2021), together with Walter Durka (UFZ Halle)

    Seeds for the future: Plant material for ecosystem restoration under climate change

    • Margarete von Wrangell fellowship for excellent women in science (2018-2021), declined because of commitment with University of Münster
  • Memberships in scientific organisations

    • Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ, Gesellschaft für Ökologie), Speaker of GfÖ working group Nature conservation and Restoration
    • Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER), European Chapter

  • Publications

    International publications (peer-reviewed)

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    • Bucharova A, Krahulec F (submitted) Native seed addition as an effective tool for post-invasive restoration  (Preprint: [doi:10.1101/774331])
    • Heim RJ, Bucharova A, Rieker D, Yurtaev A, Kamp J, Hölzel N (in review) Long-term effects of fire on Arctic tundra vegetation in Western Siberia (Preprint: [doi:10.1101/756163])
    • Willems FM, Scheepens JF, Ammer C, Block S, Bucharova A, Schall P, Sehrt M, Bossdorf O (submitted) Effects of forest management on the phenology of early-flowering understory herbs (Preprint: [doi:10.1101/733907 ])
    • Sehrt M, Freitag M, Bossdorf O, Bucharova A (submitted) Less is more! Rapid increase in plant species richness after reduced mowing of urban grasslands


    • Bucharova A, Bossdorf O, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Prasse R, Durka W (2019) Mix and match: regional admixture provenancing strikes a balance among different seed-sourcing strategies for ecological restoration. Conservation Genetics 20: 7–17 [doi:10.1007/s10592-018-1067-6]
    • Nagel R, Durka W, Bossdorf O, Bucharova (2019) Rapid evolution of plant material for ecosystem restoration: Not a general pattern. Plant Biology 3: 551–558 [doi:10.1111/plb.12901]


    • Breed M, Harrison PA, Bischoff A, Durruty P, Gellie NJ, Gonzales EK, Havens K, Karmann K, Kilkenny FF, Krauss SL, Lowe AJ, Marques P, Nevill PG, Vitt PL, Bucharova A (2018) Priority actions to improve provenance decision-making. BioScience 68 (7): 510–516 [doi:10.1093/biosci/biy050]


    • Bucharova A, Durka W, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Michalski S, Bossdorf O (2017) Are local plants the best for ecosystem restoration? It depends on how you analyze the data. Ecology and Evolution 7 (24): 10683–10689 [doi:10.1002/ece3.3585]
    • Mody K, Collatz J, Bucharova A, Dorn S (2017) Crop cultivar affects performance of herbivore enemies and may trigger enhanced pest control by coaction of different parasitoid species. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 245: 74–82 [doi:10.1016/j.agee.2017.05.009]
    • Macel M, Dostalek T, Esch S, Bucharova A, van Dam NM, Tielboerger K, Verhoeven KJF, Muenzbergova Z (2017) Evolutionary responses to climate change in a range expanding plant. Oecologia 184 (2): 543–554 [doi:10.1007/s00442-017-3864-x]
    • Bucharova A, Michalski S, Hermann J-M, Heveling K, Durka W, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Bossdorf O (2017) Genetic differentiation and regional adaptation among seed origins used for grassland restoration: lessons from a multispecies transplant experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology 54 (1): 127–136 [doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12645]
    • Durka W, Michalski SG, Berendzen KW, Bossdorf O, Bucharova A, Hermann JM, Hölzel N, Kollmann J (2017) Genetic differentiation within multiple common grassland plants supports seed transfer zones for ecological restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology 54 (1): 116–126 [doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12636]
    • Bucharova A (2017) Assisted migration within species ignores biotic interactions and lacks evidence. Restoration Ecology 25 (1): 14–18 [doi:10.1111/rec.12457]


    • Bucharova A, Frenzel M, Mody K, Parepa M, Durka W (2016) Plant ecotype identity affects interacting organisms across multiple trophic levels. Basic and Applied Ecology 17 (8): 688–69 [doi:10.1016/j.baae.2016.09.001]
    • Bucharova A, Durka W, Hermann J-M, Hölzel N, Michalski S, Kollmann J,  Bossdorf O (2016) Plants adapted to warmer climate do not outperform regional plants during a natural heat wave. Ecology and Evolution 6: 4160–4165 [doi: 10.1002/ece3.2183]

    before 2015

    • Bucharova A, Münzbergová Z (2012) Gene flow among populations of two rare co-occurring fern species differing in ploidy level. Plos ONE 7 (9): e45855 [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045855] Open Access
    • Bucharova A, Brabec J, Münzbergová Z (2012) Effect of land use and climate change on the future fate of populations of an endemic species in central Europe. Biological Conservation 145 (1): 39–47 [doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.09.016]
    • Tájek P, Bucharova A, Münzbergová Z (2011) Limitation of distribution of two rare ferns in fragmented landscape. Acta Oecologica – International Journal of Ecology 37 (5): 495–502 [doi:10.1016/j.actao.2011.06.009]
    • Bucharova A, Münzbergová Z, Tájek P (2010) Population biology of two rare fern species: long life and long-lasting stability. American Journal of Botany 97: 1260–1271 [doi:10.3732/ajb.0900351]
    • Bucharova A, van Kleunen M (2009) Introduction history and species characteristics partly explain naturalization success of North American woody species in Europe. Journal of Ecology 97 (2): 230–238 [doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2008.01469.x]
    • Münzbergová Z, Křivánek M, Bucharova A, Juklíčková V, Herben T (2005) Ramet performance in two tussock plants - do the tussock-level parameters matter? Flora 200 (3): 275–284 [doi:10.1016/j.flora.2004.08.002]