Dr. Jana Bürger

Research assistant

Telephone: 0381/498 3175
Telefax: 0381/498 118 3162
jana.buergeruni-rostockde

Scientific Career

Since 2016 Arable weed flora under global change. Project leader. Department Crop Health, Rostock University.

2015 Analysis of vegetation change in a salt grassland after 20 years of grazing with changing intensities. Post-Doc. Department of Grassland and Forage Sciences, Rostock University.

2011-2014 KLIFF climate change research in Lower Saxony: Effect of climate change on agricultural weeds. Spatial and temporal modelling. Post-Doc. Department Crop Health, Rostock University.

2013 Simulation study on the effects of changed cropping practices in conventional and GM maize on biodiversity. Post-Doc (4 months). Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Dijon, France. Funded by DAAD.

2004-2010 Analysis of the relation between agronomic and chemical plant protection using on-farm data. Ph.D. Department Crop Health, Rostock University. PhD grant by Deutschen Bundesstiftung Umwelt.

2003-2004 Research assistant at City Council of Rostock, Department for Environmental Protection.

1995-2001 Studies of Land Management and Environmental Protection at Rostock University, Faculty for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Research

  • Arable weeds and climate change
  • Agroecology
  • Diversity
  • Integrated Plant Protection
  • Modelling

Publications

Ackerunkräuter

Bürger, J., Malyshev, A.V. & Colbach, N. (2020): Populations of arable weed species show intra-specific variability in germination base temperature but not in early growth rate. Plos ONE 15(10), e0240538.

Kattge, J., Díaz, S., Tautenhahn, S., Werner, G.D.A., …, Bürger, J., … et al. (2020) TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access.  Global Change Biology, 26, 119-188.

Bürger, J., Darmency, H., Granger, S., Guyot, S., Messéan, A., Colbach, N. (2015) Simulation study of the impact of changed cropping practices in conventional and GM maize on weeds and associated biodiversity. Agricultural Systems 137, 51-63.

Vegetationsaufnahmen

Glaser, M., Berg, C., Buldrini, F., Buholzer, S., Bürger, J., Chiarucci, A., Chytrý, M., Dřevojan, P., Follak, S., Küzmič, F., Lososová, Z., Meyer, S., Moser, D., Pyšek, P., Richner, N., Šilc, U., Wietzke, A., Dullinger, S., Essl, F. (submitted) AgriWeedClim Database: A Repository of Vegetation Plot Data from Central European Arable Habitats over 100 Years. Applied Vegetation Science.

Metcalfe, H., Bürger, J., von Redwitz, C., Cirujeda, A., Fogliatto, S., Dostatny, D.F., Gerowitt, B., Glemnitz,M., González-Andújar, J.L., Hernández Plaza, E., Izquierdo, J., Kolářová, M., Ņečajeva, J., Petit, S., Pinke, G., Schumacher, M., Ulber, L., Vidotto, F. , Fried, G. (submitted) The utility of the “Arable Weeds and Management in Europe” database: Challenges and opportunities of combining weed survey data at a European scale. Weed Research.

Bürger, J., Küzmič, F., Šilc, U., Jansen, F., Bergmeier, E., Chytrý, M., Cirujeda,A., Fogliatto, S., Fried, G., Dostatny, D.F., Gerowitt, B., Glemnitz, M., González-Andújar, J.L., Hernández Plaza, E., Izquierdo, J., Kolářová, M., Lososová, Z., Metcalfe, H., Ņečajeva, J., Petit, S., Pinke, G., Rašomavičius, V., von Redwitz, C., Schumacher, M., Ulber, L. & Vidotto, F. (2022) Two sides of one medal: arable weed vegetation of Europe in agronomical weed surveys compared to phytosociological data. Applied Vegetation Science 25, e12460.

Bürger, J., Metcalfe, H., von Redwitz, C., Cirujeda, A., Fogliatto, S., Fried, G., Dostatny, D.F., Glemnitz, M., Gerowitt, B., González-Andújar, J. L., Hernández Plaza, E., Izquierdo, J., Kolářová, M., Ņečajeva, J., Petit, S., Pinke, G., Schumacher, M., Ulber, L. & Vidotto, F. (2020) Arable Weeds and Management in Europe. Short Database Report. Vegetation Classification and Survey 1, 169-170.

Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): EU-00-033.
http://www.givd.info/ID/EU-00-033

Bürger, J., de Mol, F., Fried, G., Gonzáles, J.L. Hernándes Plaza, E., Nečajeva, J. & von Redwitz, C. (2018). Merging European arable weed survey datasets – Case study: Increase accuracy of Species Distribution Models. Book of Abstracts 18th European Weed Research Society Symposium Lubljana, 244.

Pflanzenschutzmitteleinsatz

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Mutz, J.-E., Gerowitt, B. (2018) Patterns of pre-crop glyphosate use and in-crop selective herbicide intensities in Northern Germany. European Journal of Agronomy 97, 20-27.

Andert, S., Bürger, J., Stein, S., Gerowitt, B. (2016) The influence of crop sequence on fungicide and herbicide use intensities in North German arable farming. European Journal of Agronomy 77, 81-89.

Bürger J, de Mol F, Gerowitt B (2012) Influence of cropping system factors on pesticide use intensity – a multivariate analysis of on-farm data in North East Germany. European Journal of Agronomy 40, 54-63.

Bürger J, de Mol F, Gerowitt B (2008) The 'necessary extent' of pesticide use - Thoughts about a key term in German pesticide policy. Crop Protection 27, 343-351.