Tag Archives: aquatic fungi

Projects & theses on effects of fungicide contamination

With great wine comes great responsibility! Therefore, the working group “Quantitative Landscape Ecology” offers several projects/theses in a DFG-funded field study analysing effects of fungicide contamination on fungal communities and microbial leaf decomposition.

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Population-level fungicide effects assessed in the Laboratory Stream Microcosm Facility

In this post, we talk about our recently published paper “Long-term effects of fungicides on leaf-associated microorganisms and shredder populations – an artificial stream study”.

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I spy with my little eye

In this post, Alexander Feckler talks about his recently published paper “Quantitative real-time PCR as a promising tool for the detection and quantification of leaf-associated fungal species – A proof-of-concept using Alatospora pulchella”.

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What goes around comes around – feces in aquatic ecosystems

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about their recently published paper “An ecological and ecotoxicological perspective on fine particulate organic matter in streams”. Continue reading

Poster on systemic fungicides’ effects on aquatic leaf litter breakdown presented at SETAC Europe Barcelona 2015

In this post, our student blogger Kym shares her poster “Systemic Fungicides Can Alter the Quality of Plant Material for Aquatic Shredders” that she presented during this year’s SETAC Europe Meeting. Continue reading