Simon TragustDr.

Simon Tragust

Animal Ecology I, Animal Population Ecology

At BayCEER until 07/2017
e-Mail: simon.tragust(at)

Animal Population Ecology

Research interests:

  • Functional aspects of collective immunity in ants
    • collective disease resistance in ant societies when fighting fungal pathogens
    • hygienic brood care
  • Ectoparasitic fungal infections in ants
    • host-parasite system between Laboulbenia formicarum (from North America) and the invasive garden ant Lasius neglectus in Europe
    • origin of Laboulbenia formicarum in Europe
    • impact of this ectoparasitic infection on Lasius neglecuts.

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BayCEER Colloquium:
Th. 2019-10-17
New insights to the dark side of plants: Monitoring spatial and temporal dynamics of roots by non-invasive technologies
Th. 2019-10-24
Inside the fog: towards an improved forecasting of nocturnal fog by using turbulence-resolving simulations
Ökologisch-Botanischer Garten:
Su. 2019-10-06
Ahorn bis Zirbe: 30 Jahre Baum des Jahres
Su. 2019-10-20
Der ÖBG zum Kennenlernen: Allgemeine Gartenführung
Th. 2019-10-10
BayCEER Workshop 2019
BayCEER Blog
Stoichiometric controls of C and N cycling
Flying halfway across the globe to dig in the dirt – a research stay in Bloomington, USA
EGU – interesting research and free coffee
Picky carnivorous plants?
RSS Blog as RSS Feed
Weather research site
Luftdruck (356m): 969.6 hPa
Lufttemperatur: 15.5 °C
Niederschlag: 0.0 mm/24h
Sonnenschein: 5 h/d
Wind (Höhe 17m): 9.8 km/h
Wind (Max.): 19.1 km/h
Windrichtung: W

Globalstrahlung: 383 W/m²
Wind (Höhe 32m): 6.7 km/h

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