Christian Selig

Dipl.-Biol.
PhD Student

christian.selig(at)uni-rostock.de

 

Resume

  • Since 6/2013: PhD Student at the university of Rostock
  • 2/2013 – 4/2013: Research Assistant at the Botanical Garden of the Henrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • 10/2012 – 2/2013: Student Assistant at the Institute Developmental and Molecular Biology of Plants at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • 6-7/2012: Student Assistant at the Institute of Land Use Systems at the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)
  • 3/2012: Diploma thesis in Biology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf„Non-invasive quantification of structural heterogeneity of crop canopies and its impact on biodiversity in agriculture, using selected weed species“
  • 4-10/2011: Student Assistant at the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences (IBG-2): Plant Sciences, at the Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • 2005 – 2012: Studies of Biology at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Reseach

As a biologist with an emphasis on botany and ecology the focus of my PhD Project „Testing for the weed control potential of seed predators in agroecosystems“ is on agro-ecology with the population biology of weeds as a key aspect.

Publications

Selig C, de Mol F, Gerowitt B (2018) Echinochloa kompensiert Keimlingsverluste durch erhöhte Biomasseproduktion. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 458, 435-441.

Selig C, Gerowitt B (2018) Die Bedeutung samenfressender Organismen zur Unkrautkontrolle auf Agrarflächen. BfN-Skripten 487, 21-25.

Pannwitt H, Westerman P R, de Mol F, Selig C, Gerowitt B (2017) Biological control of weed patches by seed predators; responses to seed density and exposure time. Biological Control 108, 1-8.

Selig C, Pannwitt H, de Mol F, Westerman P R (2016) Determining the degree of seed limitation in an annual weed on maize fields. Abstract 46th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 5-9 September, Marburg, Germany, 349-350.

Selig C, Pannwitt H, Westerman P R, Gerowitt B (2016) The effect of post-dispersal seed predation on Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.B. in maize fields. 7th International Weed Science Congress, Prague, Poster ID 132

Pannwitt H, Selig C, de Mol F, Westerman P R (2015) Biological control of weeds in maize using seed predators. Abstracts IPPC Berlin 2015, 48. 

Pannwitt H, Selig C, Westerman P R, Gerowitt B (2015) Density-dependent seed predation in maize monoculture. Proceedings of the 17th EWRS-Symposium, 127.

Selig C, Pannwitt H, Westerman P R, Gerowitt B (2015) Estimation of the degree of seed limitation in a weed population in maize and the importance of weed seed predation. Proceedings of the 17th EWRS-Symposium, 140. 

Pannwitt H, Selig C, Westerman P R (2014) The effect of post-dispersal seed predation on weed population dynamics of Echinochloa crus-galli in maize monoculture. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 447,553.

Selig C, Pannwitt H, Westerman P R (2014) The impact of functional biodiversity on arable weeds; determining the degree of seed limitation. Abstract 44th annual meeting of the ecological society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 8-12 September 2014 Hildesheim, Germany, poster 2-P1.

Pannwitt H, Selig C, Westerman P R (2014) The importance of post-dispersal seed predation in the population dynamics of the weed Echinochloa crus-galli in maize. Abstract 44th annual meeting of the ecological society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 8-12 September 2014 Hildesheim, Germany, poster 2-P2.

Westerman P R, Pannwitt H, Selig C, de Mol F, Gerowitt B (2014) Testing for the weed control potential of seed predators in agroecosystems. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, Landscape Management for Functional Biodiversity 100, 143-146.