Marcel Rejmanek

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Professor

Departments

Evolution and Ecology

Offices and Labs

5337 Storer Hall
752-1092

Degrees

1977 PhD Plant Ecology Charles University
1970 RNDr Charles University, Czechoslovakia

Research Interests

Predicting and quantifying the risk of invasions by plants. Role of spatial aggregation in competition among different plant species. Plant community classification and dynamics. Modeling. Tropical ecology: seed dispersal and regeneration of tropical forests.

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology
Population Biology
  • Population Interactions
  • Community Ecology
  • Systematics and Comparative Biology

Publications

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  • Simberloff, D. and M. Rejmanek, eds. 2011. Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. University of California Press, Berkeley, 765 pages.
  • Brewer S and M Rejmanek. 1999. Small rodents are significant dispersers of tree seeds in a Neotropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 10:206-215
  • Rejmanek M and DM Richardson. 1996. What attributes make some plant species more invasive?. Ecology. 77:1655-1661
  • Grotkopp, E. and M. Rejmanek. 2007. High seedling relative growth rate and specific leaf area are traits of invasive species: phylogenetically independent contrasts of woody angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 94: 526-532. Klinger, R. and M. Rejmanek. 2009. The numerical and functional responses of a granivorous rodent and the fate of Neotropical tree seeds. Ecology 90: 1549-1563. Rejmanek, M., Richardson, D. M., Higgins, S. I., Pitcairn, M. J.. Grotkopp, E. 2005. Ecology of invasive plants: State of the art. In: Mooney, H. A.; McNeely. J. A., Nevile, L.; Schei, P. J.; Waage, J. K. (eds) Invasive Alien Species: A New Synthesis. Island Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 104-161.
  • Aslan, C. and M. Rejmanek. 2012. Native fruit traits may mediate dispersal competition between native and non-native plants. NeoBiota 12: 1-24.

Teaching Interests

Plant ecology. Weed biology. Plant community ecology. Tropical ecology.
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Courses

ECL 206 Concepts and Methods in Plant Community Ecology
EVE/PLB 117 Plant Ecology
EVE/PLB 119 Pop Biology of Weeds