Dr. Mareike Roeder

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Abteilung Aueninstitut
    D-76437 Rastatt

Mareike Roeder


  • phytoecology
  • plant-animal interactions
  • regeneration


2018- Scientist at the KIT - Department of wetland ecology
2016-2017 Assistant professor, Community Ecology and Conservation Group, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan, China
2015-2016 Study Director (honey bee), Ecotoxicology, Eurofins Agroscience Services, Germany
2011-2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Phylogenetic structure of liana communities) Plant Geography Lab, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science, Yunnan, China
2006-2010 PhD in forestry science, Georg-August University Göttingen, and Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Manaus, Brazil and Smithsonian Institute for Tropical Research-PDBFF, Manaus, Brazil. Title of thesis: Regeneration of lianas in secondary and primary forests in Central Amazonia, Brazil.
1997-2003 Biology (Diplom = MSc), Phillips University, Marburg, Germany. Thesis in plant ecology: Influence of the fodder quality on the herbivory of several invertebrates.


Dossa, G. G. O.; Adhikari, S.; Cao, K.-F.; Chen, Y.-J.; Codjia, J. E. I.; Corlett, R. T.; Dong, J.; Fan, Z.-X.; Khatri, P.; Kiki, M.; Li, H.-L.; Ling, T. C.; Liu, G.; Majcher, B. M.; Nisar, N.; Njoroge, D. M.; Ofosu-Bamfo, B.; Pearce, S.; Roeder, M.; Schaefer, D. A.; Schnitzer, S. A.; Smith-Martin, C. M.; Thu, W. P.; Tomlinson, K. W.; Xu, S.-Y.; Zakari, S.; Zhang, J.-L.; Zhang, Y.-B.; Zotz, G.; Zuo, J.; Cornelissen, J. H. C. (2024). Lianas from lives to afterlives. New Phytologist, 242 (5), 1886–1890. doi:10.1111/nph.19729
Dossa, G. G. O.; Li, H.-L.; Pan, B.; Ling, T. C.; Schaefer, D. A.; Roeder, M.; Njoroge, D. M.; Zuo, J.; Song, L.; Ofosu-Bamfo, B.; Schnitzer, S. A.; Harrison, R. D.; Bongers, F.; Zhang, J.-L.; Cao, K.-F.; Powers, J. S.; Fan, Z.-X.; Chen, Y.-J.; Corlett, R. T.; Zotz, G.; Oleksyn, J.; Wyka, T. P.; Codjia, J. E. I.; Cornelissen, J. H. C. (2024). Effects of lianas on forest biogeochemistry during their lives and afterlives. Global Change Biology, 30 (4). doi:10.1111/gcb.17274
Roeder, M.; Binder, F.; Reif, A.; Unseld, R.; Dichtl, T.; Schneider, E.; Mailänder, S.; Stöger, W.; Russel, D.; Egger, G. (2023). Auwaldbewirtschaftung in unsicheren Zeiten – die Suche nach Baumarten für den Auwald der Zukunft. Auenmagazin, 23, 43 – 50.
Roeder, M.; Unseld, R.; Reif, A.; Egger, G. (2021). Leitfaden zur Auwaldbewirtschaftung – Eigenschaften der Baumarten, Anbaueignung und Beispiele von Oberrhein und Donau. Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e. V. (FNR).
Strijk, J. S.; Hinsinger, D. D.; Roeder, M. M.; Chatrou, L. W.; Couvreur, T. L. P.; Erkens, R. H. J.; Sauquet, H.; Pirie, M. D.; Thomas, D. C.; Cao, K. (2021). Chromosome-level reference genome of the soursop (Annona muricata): A new resource for Magnoliid research and tropical pomology. Molecular Ecology Resources, 21 (5), 1608–1619. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.13353Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Roeder, M.; Yang, W.; Tomlinson, K. (2019). Influence of smoke, heat and fire on germination of woody species occurring in the dry valleys of southwest China. Journal of plant ecology, 12 (6), 931–940. doi:10.1093/jpe/rtz030
Roeder, M.; Slik, J. W. F.; Harrison, R. D.; Paudel, E.; Tomlinson, K. W. (2015). Proximity to the host is an important characteristic for selection of the first support in lianas. Journal of vegetation science, 26 (6), 1054–1060. doi:10.1111/jvs.12316
Roeder, M.; McLeish, M.; Beckschäfer, P.; Blécourt, M. de; Paudel, E.; Harrison, R. D.; Slik, J. W. F. (2014). Phylogenetic clustering increases with succession for lianas in a Chinese tropical montane rain forest. Ecography, 38 (8), 832–841. doi:10.1111/ecog.01051
Roeder, M.; Ferraz, I. D. K.; Hölscher, D. (2011). Traits and growth of liana regeneration in primary and secondary forests of Central Amazonia. Applied vegetation science, 15, 108–118. doi:10.1111/j.1654-109X.2011.01152.x
Roeder, M.; Hölscher, D.; Ferraz, I. D. K. (2010). Liana regeneration in secondary and primary forests of central Amazonia. Plant ecology & diversity, 3 (2), 165–174. doi:10.1080/17550874.2010.484555
Roeder, M.; Schädler, M.; Brandl, R.; Matthies, D. (2007). Interacting effects of elevated CO2, nutrient availability and plant species on a generalist invertebrate herbivore. Global change biology, 13 (5), 1005–1015. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01319.x
Roeder, M.; Schädler, M.; Brandl, R.; Matthies, D. (2005). Is palatability of a root-hemiparasitic plant influenced by its host species?. Oecologia, 146, 227–233. doi:10.1007/s00442-005-0192-3