Edit FARKAS, PhD

IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
IEB Botany and Phytochemistry Research Group
team leader, senior researcher
farkas.edit [at] okologia.mta.hu
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 139
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Projects supported by Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)
– as project leader:
1991–1994
OTKA T0009393 – Mapping of lichens in Hungary in correspondence with the European Lichen Mapping Project and the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
1994–1998
OTKA T013275 – Complex biodiversity studies of the type species of the lichen genus Bacidia DeNotaris and its related taxa – taxonomic, systematical, morphological, chemical, plant-geographical and ecological investigations
1999–2003
OTKA T030209 – Complex biodiversity studies on crustose lichens
2004–2008
OTKA T047160 – Complex biodiversity studies on crustose lichens II. Further taxa, new methods
2010–2005
OTKA T047160 – Perspectives in lichenological research - biodiversity, lichen chemistry
– as participant:
1991–1994
OTKA T000941 – Exploration of tropical plant resources. Morphological, taxonomical and plantgeographical research of tropical cryptogamic plants.
Other projects:
– as project leader:
2013–2015
Lichens in the current Central Europe – from biodiversity to genes (MTA-SAV mobility)
– as participant:
2007 Climate change and biodiversity: preliminary research for an adaptation strategy in Hungary (Klímaváltozás - György Kröel-Dulay, PhD)

Curator of Lichens, Lichen Herbarium VBI
see below
Attached documents for the public: VBI_L szabalyzat_conditions 20140514.pdf

Lichenology course EA bbbn9052 "A lichenológia alapjai" (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Main profile in keywords: 
lichens, taxonomy, biodiversity, lichen chemistry, monitoring, ecology, lichen mapping, bioindication, tropical foliicolous lichens, conservation biology
Projects - participant:
Selected publications: 

2014

Şenkardeşler A, Lőkös L, Farkas E (2014): Lectotypification of names of lichen taxa described by Ödön Szatala Taxon 63: 139-145. More ››

2013

2012

Farkas Edit, Elix John A., Flakus Adam (2012): Calopadia erythrocephala, a new foliicolous lichenized fungus from Brazil. Lichenologist 44 (3): 395–399. More ››

2011

Lumbsch TH, Ahti T, Altermann S, Arup U, Kärnefelt I, Thell A, ... Farkas Edit ... et al. (2011): One hundred new species of lichenized fungi: a signature of undiscovered global diversity. Phytotaxa 18: 1–127. More ››
Farkas Edit (2011): Notes and schedae to Lichenes Delicati Exsiccati Editae in memoriam Antonín Vězda (1920-2008) Fasc. 2. - Acta Botanica Hungarica 53(1-2): 101-109. More ››
Molnár K., Farkas E. (2011): Depsides and depsidones in populations of the lichen Hypogymnia physodes and its genetic diversity. Annales Botanici Fennici 48 (6): 473–482. More ››

2010

Farkas Edit (2010): Notes and schedae to Lichenes Delicati Exsiccati Editae In memoriam Antonín Vezda (1920-2008). Fasc. 1., Acta Botanica Hungarica 52(3-4): 331-340. More ››
Farkas Edit, Lücking R, Wirth V (2010): A tribute to Antonín Vezda (1920-2008). Lichenologist 42(1): 1-5. More ››
Molnár K, Farkas Edit (2010): Current results on biological activities of lichen secondary metabolites: a review. Z. Naturforsch. 65c: 157-173. More ››

2009

Lőkös László, Farkas Edit (2009): Revised checklist of the Hungarian lichen-forming and lichenicolous fungi. (Magyarországi zuzmók és zuzmólakó mikrogombák revideált fajlistája). More ››

2007

Farkas Edit (2007): Lichenológia - a zuzmók tudománya. MTA Ökológiai és Botanikai Kutatóintézete, Vácrátót, 193 pp. More ››

2005

Aguirre-Hudson B, Farkas Edit, Lőkös László (2005): New records of Leptorhaphis and other ascomycete genera from the Carpathian basin (Europe) - Herzogia 18: 47-50 More ››

2004

Aguirre-Hudson B, Farkas Edit, Lőkös László (2004): Pyrenolichens of the Hungarian lichen flora III: The genus Arthopyrenia sensu lato. In: Randlane, T. & Saag, A. (eds): IAL5 Symposium ("Lichens in focus"), 16-21 August, 2004, Book of Abstracts. University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, p. 10. More ››
Farkas Edit, Hawksworth D L (2004): New foliicolous records from two different habitats in Trinidad. Caribbean Journal of Science 40(3): 399-401. More ››

2003

Farkas Edit, Lőkös László (2003): Pyrenolichens of the Hungarian lichen flora II. Sarcopyrenia gibba (Nyl.) new to Hungary. Acta Botanica Hungarica 45: 273-278. More ››

2002

Aguirre-Hudson B, Farkas Edit, Lőkös László (2002): Pyrenolichens of the Hungarian lichen flora I: The genus Leptorhaphis Körber. In: Llimona X., Lumbsch H. T., Ott S. (eds.): Progress and problems in lichenology at the turn of the Millennium IAL4. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 82. JCramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin-Stuttgart, pp. 3-18. More ››

2001

Farkas Edit, Lőkös László, Molnár K (2001): Lichen mapping in Komárom, NW Hungary. Acta Bot. Hung. 43: 147-162. More ››

1995

Farkas Edit (1995): Notes on the genus Sarrameana Vezda et P. James and some black-fruited species of Bacidia s.l. (Lichenized Ascomycetes). In: Farkas E., Lücking R., Wirth V. (eds.): Scripta Lichenologica. Lichenol, papers dedicated to Antonín Vezda. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 58 (Festschrift A. V.), J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin-Stuttgart, pp.97-106 More ››
Farkas Edit, Lücking R, Wirth V (eds.) (1995): Scripta Lichenologica. Lichenological papers dedicated to Antonín Vezda. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 58 (Festschrift A. Vezda), J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin-Stuttgart, 501 pp. More ››

1994

Farkas Edit, Lőkös László (1994): Distribution of the lichens Cladonia magyarica Vain., and Solorinella asteriscus Anzi in Europe. Acta Bot. Fennica 150: 21-30. More ››

1993

Farkas Edit, Vezda A (1993): Five new foliicolous lichen species. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. Praha, 28: 321-330. More ››

1989

Farkas Edit, Pátkai T (1989): Lichens as indicators of air pollution in the Budapest agglomeration. II. Energy dispersive X-ray microanalysis of Hypogymnia physodes (L.) Nyl. thalli. Acta Bot. Hung. 35: 55-71. More ››

1988

Vezda A, Farkas Edit (1988): Neue foliicole Arten der Flechtengattung Dimerella Trevisan (Gyalectaceae) aus Tansania. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 23: 183-197. More ››

1985

Farkas Edit, Lőkös László, Verseghy Klára (1985): Lichens as indicators of air pollution in the Budapest Agglomeration. I. Air pollution map based on floristic data and heavy metal concentration measurements. Acta Bot. Hung. 31: 45-68. More ››
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