PhD theses

Frauendorf M (2022) Causes of spatiotemporal variation in reproductive performance of Eurasian Oystercatchers in a human-dominated landscape. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 14 August 2022. Promotor: Prof. dr. J.C.J.M. de Kroon; Co-promotor: Dr. E Jongejans, Dr. M. van de Pol

Jansma SY (2022) From Prolific to Paltry: Characterising the molecular-physiological basis of pollen abortion upon prolonged high temperature stress. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 15 Sepetember 2022. Printing Ridderprint. 162 p. ISBN 978-94-6458-398-4. Promotor: Dr. I. Rieu; Co-promotor:dr. ir. W. Ligterink

van der Kolk HJ (2021) Stay or fly away? Impact of disturbance on shorebird individuals and populations. Dissertation Radboud University, Nijmegen, 23 June 2021. 278p. Promotor: de Kroon H. Co-promotor: van de Pol M, Jongejans E & Ens BJ.

in ‘t Zandt D (2020) Together for the long run. Plant-soil legacies and co-existence in a species-rich grassland. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 1st September 2020. GVO-drukkers en vormgevers, Ede, The Netherlands. 245 p. ISBN 978-94-6332-648-3. Promotor: Prof. Dr. H de Kroon; Co-promotor: Dr. EJW Visser.

Visschers IGS (2020) Self defence in peppers. Indentifying natural resistance to thrips in Capsicum. Dissertations Radboud Universsity Nijmegen, 27 February 2020. Gildeprint, Enschede, the Netherlands. 165 p. ISBN: 978-94-6402-022-9. Promotor: Prof. dr. ir. NM van Dam; Co-promotor: Dr. JL Peters

Calf OW (2019) B’sweet or B’sour. An ecological metabolomic and molecular analysis of slug resistance in Solanum dulcamara. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 25 October 2019. 199 p. ISBN: 9789463237932. Promotores: Prof. dr. NM van Dam and Prof. dr. C Mariani; Co-promotores: Dr H. Huber and Dr. J.L. Peters.

Hallmann CA (2019) A tragedy of the common Wild bird and insect decline in the current era. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 12 November 2019. Ipskamp Printing. 168 p. ISBN 9789402817744. Promotores: Prof.dr. de Kroon JCJM and Prof.dr. Foppen RPB; Co-promotor: Dr. Jongejans E

Kurniawan H (2019) A Study of Diversity of the Indonesian Terong. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 1 October 2019. Ipskamp Printing. 213 p. Promotor: prof. dr. Mariani C; Co-promotores: Dr. van den Berg RG (Wageningen University) and Dr. Asadi (ICABIOGRAD-IAARD, Indonesië).

Driedonks NJW (2018) From flower to fruit in the heat. Reproductive thermotolerance in tomato and its wild relatives. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 28 March 2018. Gildeprint. 190p. ISBN 978-94-6233-878-4 Promotor: Prof. dr. C Mariani; Co-promotor: Dr. I Rieu

Danner H (2017) Volatile responses of Brassica rapa to native and exotic herbivores. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 7th June 2017. Promotor: Prof. dr. N.M. van Dam. 199 p.

Müller F (2017) Tomato anther and pollen development under high temperature. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 9 November 2017. 161p. Promotor: Prof.Dr. C. Mariani; Co-promotor Dr. I. Rieu

Saris F (2018) Victor Westhoff (1916-2001). Natuurbescherming als toevluchtsoord. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 26 April 2018. 382 p. Promotor: Prof. dr. JHJ Schamonée; Co-promotores: RJG van den Born and HJ van der Windt.

Van Rooijen NM (2017) Effects of plant diversity on the stability of natural grassland ecosystem funding. Dissertation Radboud University Nijmegen, 6 September 2017. Gildeprint, Enschede ISBN 978-94-92380-55-5. 203p. Promotores: Prof.dr. O Honnay (KU Leuven) and Prof.dr. JHJ Schaminée

Yang X (2017) Hormone Signaling in Adventitious Root Formation in Solanum dulcamara. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 27 November 2017. 179p. ISBN 9789463322522. Promotor: Prof.Dr. C. Mariani; Co-promotores: Dr. I. Rieu and Dr. E.J.W. Visser.

Groot M (2016) A plant warned is half saved. Effects of non-genetic environmentally induced variation across generations on plant adaptation. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 16 November 2016. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.C.J.M. de Kroon; co-promotores: Dr. P. Vergeer (WUR), Dr. K.J.F. Verhoeven (NIOO-KNAW, Wageningen, Dr. N.J. Ouborg. 175 p.

Nguyen D (2016) Interactions between biotic and abiotic stress responses in Solanum dulcamara. From molecular mechanisms to ecological consequences. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 11 May 2016. 210p. ISBN 9789090296531 Promotores: Prof.dr. van Dam NM, Prof.dr. Mariani C; Co-Promotor: Dr. Rieu I, Dr. Huber H

Visser MD (2016): Trade-offs, enemies and dispersal. Cross-scale comparisons on tropical tree populations. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 16 November 2016. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.C.J.M. de Kroon; co-promotores: Dr. H.C. Muller-Landau (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, USA), Dr. E. Jongejans. 263 p.

Xu, Jiemeng (2016) Genetics and Physiology of Pollen Thermotolerance in Tomato. RU, Nijmegen, 23 November 2016. Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Mariani; Co-Promotor: Dr. I. Rieu. 156 p.

Qian Zhang (2016) Surviving Contrasting Abiotic Stress. An ecophysiological study on responses to flooding and drought stress in Solanum dulcamara. aptation to environmental stresses. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 21 September 2016. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.C.J.M. de Kroon; co-promotores: Dr. H. Huber, Dr. E.J.W. Visser. 188 p.

Li, Hanjing (2015) Heat stress transcription factors in Anthers. Their role in protecting tapetall cells and pollen from heat. RU, Nijmegen, 8 December 2015. Promotor: Prof. dr. C. Mariani; Co-Promotor: Dr. I. Rieu. 137 p.

Ravenek JM (2015) Belowground species interactions and community effects in species-rich grasslands.  Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 1 september 2015. Promotor: Prof.dr. H. de  Kroon, co-promotor: L.Mommer.

Hendriks M (2015) Effects of plant-soil feedback on root distribution, plant competition and community projectivity. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 22 mei 2015. Promotores: Prof.dr. H. de  Kroon and W.H. van der Putten.

Ummels M (2014) Promoting conceptual coherence within biology education based on the concept-context approach. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen 28 November 2014. Promotores: Prof.dr. K.Th. Boersma and Prof.dr. H. de  Kroon

Angeloni, Francesco (2013) Conservation genomics and inbreeding depression: a case study in a threatened, non-model plant species. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 29 November 2013. 219p. ISBN 9789461918659. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. van Groenendael;  Co-promotores: Dr. NJ Ouborg and P Vergeer

Dawood T (2013) A molecular and physiological analysis of flooding-induced adventitious root growth in Solanum dulcamara. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 16 October 2013. Ipkskamp Drukkers 201p. Promotor: Prof.dr. C Mariani; Co-promotores : Dr. EJW Visser and Dr. I Rieu.

Supplemental Table 3:

TDF hitlist:

Czerednik A (2012) Effect of changes in cell cycle gene expression on tomato fruit development. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 7 September 2012.184p. ISBN 978-90-819213-0-5. Promotores: Prof.dr. Angenent GC, Prof.dr. Mariani C; Co-Promotor: de Maagd RA

Jansen J(2011) Managing natura 2000 in a changing world: The case of the Serra da Estrela. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 28 September 2011. Uitgeverij BOXPress, Oisterwijk. 281p. ISBN: 978-90-8891-310-5. Promotors: Prof Dr Blom CWPM & Prof Dr Schouten MGC. 281 pp PDF

van der Waal C (2010) Nutrients in an African Savanna: The consequences of supply heterogeneity for plants and animals. Thesis Wageningen University, 27 September 2010. 151 p. ISBN: 978-90-8585-674-0. Promotors: Prof. Dr. Prins H.H.T. & Prof. Dr. H. de Kroon; Co-promotor: Dr. I,M.A. Heitkönig.  PDF (pdf, 6.6 MB)

de Jong M (2010) Regulation of auxin responses in tomato fruit development. Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 23 June 2010. Ipskamp Drukkers.138 p. ISBN 9789090253855. Promotor: Prof. Dr. C. Mariani .

Chen X (2010) Intraspecific variation in flooding-induced petiole elongation in Rumex palustris: from signal transduction to ecological and micro-evolutionary implications. Radboud University Nijmegen, 31 May 2010. Promotors: Prof Dr de Kroon H & Prof Dr Voesenek LACJ. Co-promotors: Dr Huber H, Dr Visser EJW & Dr Pierik R. 144 p. PDF (pdf, 2.7 MB)

Giorno F (2010) Effects of heat stress on gene expression in tomato anthers. Radboud University Nijmegen, 21 May 2010, 121 p. Promotor: Prof.dr. C Mariani

Golas TM (2010) European Solanum dulcamara L. and its interaction with Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary. Radboud University Nijmegen, 28 January 2010. 132 p. Promotor: Prof.dr. C. Mariani