Annamária Fenesi, PhD

ancsa2Hungarian Department of Biology and Ecology
Faculty of Biology and Geology
Babeş-Bolyai University
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Address: Republicii str. 42
E-mail: fenesi.annamaria AT

Google Scholar Profile
ResearchGate Profile                              ———————————————————————————————————
Research Interests
Plant invasion ecology
Experimental population ecology
Conservation biology
2015: Postdoc, Institute of Ecology and Botany, Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary
2014: Postdoc, University of Debrecen, Hungary
2013: PhD, Biology (Ecology), Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary (summa cum laude)
Here is the summary of my PhD thesis
2006: MSc, Terrestrial and aquatic ecology, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
2005: BSc, Biology, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
2003: BSc, Environmental Sciences, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
Academic positions, jobs
2014-present: senior lecturer, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
2011-13: research assistant, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania
2009-11: monitoring assistant, Romanian Ornithological Society, Cluj, Romania
2006-09: PhD student, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary

Published or in press / accepted for publication

[23] Fenesi A, Sándor D, Pyšek P, Dawson W, Ruprecht E, Essl F, Kreft H, Pergl J, Weigelt P, Winter M, van Kleunen M (2019): The role of fruit heteromorphism in the naturalization of Asteraceae. Annals of Botany, in press.
[22] Görzen E, Borisova K, Fenesi A, Ruprecht E, Donath TW (2019): Effects of woody species encroachment and fire on vegetation and the soil seed bank in dry grasslands of Transylvania. Applied Vegetation Science, in press
[21] Lommen STE, Hallmann CA, Chauvel B, Leitsch-Vitalos M, Aleksanyan A, Tóth P, […], Fenesi A, Karrer G, Nagy K, […], Müller-Schärer H (2018): Explaining variability in the production of seed and allergenic pollen by invasive Ambrosia artemisiifolia across Europe. Biological Invasions 20:1475-1491. See the full list of authors here.
[20] Michielsen M, Szemák L, Fenesi A, Nijs I, Ruprecht E (2017) Resprouting of woody
species encroaching temperate European grasslands after cutting and burning. Applied
Vegetation Science 20:388-396.
[19] Kuhn T, Fodor EI, Tripon S, Fodorpataki L, Fenesi A, Ruprecht E (2016): Allometric relationships between diaspore morphology and diaspore covering anatomy of herbaceous species from central-eastern Europe. Seed Science Research 26:264-272.
[18] Fenesi A, Saura-Mas, S, Blank RR, Kozma A, Lózer B-M, Ruprecht E (2016): Enhanced flammability contributes to the invasiveness of Bromus tectorum. Invasive Plant Science and Management 9:182-194 (pdf).
[17] Ruprecht E, Lukács K, Domokos P, Kuhn T, Fenesi A (2016). Hydration status influences seed fire tolerance in temperate European herbaceous species. Plant Biology 18:295-300 (pdf).
[16] Ruprecht E, Enyedi M Z, Szabó A, Fenesi A (2016). Biomass removal by clipping and raking vs burning for the restoration of abandoned Stipa-dominated European steppe-like grassland. Applied Vegetation Science 19:78-88 (pdf).
[15] Fenesi A, Geréd J, Meiners S J, Tótmérész B, Török P, Ruprecht E (2015). Does disturbance enhance the competitive effect of the invasive Solidago canadensis on the performance of two native grasses? Biological Invasions 17:3303-3315 (pdf).
[14] Ruprecht E, Fenesi A, Fodor E I, Kuhn T, Tökölyi J (2015). Shape determines fire tolerance of seeds in temperate grasslands that are not prone to fire. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 17: 397-404 (pdf).
[13] Fenesi A, Vágási C I, Beldean M, Földesi R, Kolcsár L P, Shapiro J T, Török E, Kovács-Hostyánszki A (2015). Solidago canadensis impacts on native plant and pollinator communities in different-aged old fields. Basic and Applied Ecology, 16:335-346 (pdf).
[12] Fenesi A, Geréd J, Sándor D, Ruprecht E (2014): Is trans-generational plasticity adaptive in annual invasive plant species? Oecologia 176:95-106 (pdf).
[11] Ruprecht E, Fenesi A, Nijs I (2014): Is plasticity in functional traits and constancy in performance traits linked with invasiveness? Biological Invasions 16:1359-1372 (pdf).
[10] Fenesi A, Albert Á-J, Ruprecht E (2014): Fine-tuned ability to predict future competitive environment in common ragweed seeds. Weed Research 54:58-69 (pdf).
[9] Ruprecht E, Fenesi A, Fodor E, Kuhn T (2013): Anthropogenic fire shapes recruitment by seed of open habitat species from temperate Europe. Basic and Applied Ecology 14:642-650 (pdf).
[8] Ruprecht E, Fenesi A, Nijs I (2013): Sudden changes in environmental conditions do not increase invasion risk in grassland. Acta Oecologia 47: 8-15 (pdf).
[7] Fenesi A, Botta-Dukát Z (2012): Phenotypic divergences induced by different residence time in invasive common ragweed. Journal of Plant Ecology 5:174-181 (pdf).
[6] Ruprecht E, Fenesi A, Szabó A (2012): Vegetation database of the dry grasslands from the Transylvanian Basin. Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. (eds.): Vegetation databases for the 21st century. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 413-413 (pdf).
[5] Fenesi A, Rédei T, Botta-Dukát Z (2011): Hard traits of three Bromus species in their source area explain their current invasive success. Acta Oecologica 37:441-448 (pdf).
[4] Fenesi A, Botta-Dukát Z (2010): Do short-lived and long-lived plant species differ regarding the traits associated with their invasiveness? Biological Invasions 12:611-623 (pdf).
[3] Fenesi A, Ruprecht E, Vincze E (2009): Aggressively spreading exotic plant species in Romania. In Rákosy L, Momeu, L. (eds.): Neobiota in Romania, Editura Presa Universitară Cluj, p. 55-65.
[2] Szabó A, Fenesi A, Mátis A (2007): Vegetation of the River Tur Protected Area – presentation, naturalness and threatening factors. Studii şi Comunicări Ştiinţele Naturale şi Medicale, Satu Mare 7: 23–30.
[1] Fenesi A (2005): Habitat preference and distribution of two invasive species (Reynoutria japonica, R. x bohemica). Collegium Biologicum 5:25. (in Hungarian)

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