GINOP Sustainable Ecosystems Group
assistant research fellow
IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
lhotsky.barbara [at]
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 149
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Trait-based assembly rules along productivity gradients (1).
Ecological effects of experimental drought in dry grasslands (2).
Effects of cryptogam layer on vascular plants (3).

Main profile in keywords: 
climate change, community assembly rules, dry grasslands, plant traits, effect of cryptogam layer
Selected publications:


Lhotsky B, Kovács B, Ónodi G, Csecserits A, Rédei T, Lengyel A, Kertész M, Botta-Dukát Z (2016): Changes in assembly rules along a stress gradient from open dry grasslands to wetlands Journal of Ecology 104(2): 507-517.


Prieto P, Peńuelas J, Niinemets Ü, Ogaya R, Schmidt I K, Beier C, Tietema A, Sowerby A, Emmett B A, Kovács-Láng Edit, Kröel-Dulay György, Lhotsky Barbara, Cesaraccio C, Pellizzaro G, De Dato G, Sirca C, Estiarte M (2009): Changes in the onset of spring growth in shrubland species in response to experimental warming along a north-south gradient in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18 (4): pp. 473-484.


Kertész Miklós, Lhotsky Barbara, Hahn István (2001): Detection of fine-scale relationships between species composition and biomass in grassland community. Community Ecology 2: 221-230.