AG KochPublikationen

Complete list of publications 1989-2024

Department members are indicated in bold.

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Ferchichia K.B., Böhnert T., Ritter B., Harpke D., Stoll A., Morales P., Fiedler S., Mu F., Bechteler J., Münker C., Koch M.A., Wiehe T., Quandt D. (2024) Genetic diversity of the Atacama Desert shrub Huidobria chilensis in the context of geography and climate. Global Planetary Change 235: 104385. 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2024.104385

Jaeschke A., Böhm C., Schween J.H., Schefuß E., Koch M.A., Latorre C., Contreras S., Rethemeyer J., Wissel H., Lücke A. (2024) Evaluating the isotopic composition of leaf organic compounds in fog-dependent Tillandsia landbeckii across the coastal Atacama Desert: Implications for hydroclimate reconstructions at the dry limit. Global Planetary Change 235: 104393. 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2024.104393

Zunitini A.R., Carruthers T., Maurin O., et al. (2024) Phylogenomics and the rise of angiosperms. Naturehttps://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-024-07324-0


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Merklinger F.F., Zheng Y., Böhnert T., Lübert F., Harpke D., Stoll A., Wiehe T., Koch M.A., Quandt D. (2023) Genome-wide SNP data reveal recent population structure of Huidobria fruticosa (Loasaceae), a paleo-endemic lineage from Atacama Desert. bioRxiv 2023.12.01.569612; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.12.01.569612 

Bray S.M., Hämälä T., Zhou M., Busoms S., Fischer S., Desjardins S.D., Mandáková T., Moore C., Mathers T.C., Cowan L., Monnahan P., Koch J., Wolf E.M., Lysak M.A., Kolar F., Higgins J.D., Koch M.A., Yant L. (2023) Kinetochore and ionomic adaptation to whole genome duplication. bioRxiv 2023.09.27.559727; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.09.27.559727 

Hamala, T. Moore C., Cowan L., Carlile M., Gopaulchan D., Brandrud M.K., Birkeland S., Loose M., Kolar F., Koch M.A., Yant L. (2023) Impact of whole-genome duplications on structural variant evolution in the plant genus Cochlearia. bioRxiv 2023.09.29.560073; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.09.29.560073

Kiefer C., Ruiz Darte P., Schmickl R., Koch M.A. (2023) The Spatio-temporal Diversification of SRK Alleles in an Arabidopsis Polyploid Hybrid and Introgression Zone. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 10.1016/j.ppees.2023.125760

Koch M.A. (2023) The diverse reticulate genetic set-up of endangered Gladiolus palustris in Southern Germany has consequences forthe development of conservation strategies. Diversity 15: 1068. https://doi.org/10.3390/d15101068

Stein R.E., Luque-Fernández C.R., Kiefer, C., Möbus J., Pauca-Tanco G.A., Jabbusch S., Harpke D., Bechteler J., Quandt D., Villasante F., Koch M.A. (2023) Climate-driven past and present interspecies gene flow may have contributed to shape microscale adaptation capacity in Tillandsia lomas in hyperarid south American desert systems. Global and Planetary Changehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2023.104258

Makenzie E.M., Abrahams R.S., Al-Shehbaz I.A., Baker W.J., Barak S., BarkerM.S., Barrett R.L., Beric A, Bhattacharya S., Carey S.B., Conant G.C., Conran J.G., Dassanayake M., Edger P.P., Hall J.C., Hao Y., Hendriks K.P., Hibberd J.M., King G.J., Kliebenstein D.J., Koch M.A., Leitch I.J., Lens F.,  Lysak M.A., McAlvay A.C., McKibben M.T.W., Mercati F. , Moore R.C., Mummenhoff K., Murphy D.J., Nikolov L.A., Pisias M., Roalson E.H., Schranz M.E., Thomas S.K., Yu Q., Yocca A., Pires J.C., Harkess A.E. (2023) Complementing Model Species with Model Clades. The Plant Cell, koad260. https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koad260

Eisenschmid K., Jabbusch S., Koch M.A. (2023) Evolutionary footprints of cold adaptation in arctic-alpine Cochlearia (Brassicaceae) – Evidence from freezing experiments and electrolyte leakage. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 59: 125728.

German D.A., Hendriks K.P., Koch M.A., Lens F., Lysak M.A., Bailey C.D., Mummenhoff K., Al-Shehbaz I.A. (2023) An updated classification of the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). PhytoKeys 220: 127-144.

Auffret A.G., Vangansbeke P., De Frenne P., Auestad I., Basto S., Grandin U., Jacquemyn H., Jakobsson A., Kalamees R., Koch M.A., Marrs R., Marteinsdóttir B., Wagner M., Bekker R.M., Bruun H.H., Decocq G., Hermy M., Jankowska-Błaszczuk M., Milberg, P., Plue, J. (2023) More warm-adapted species in soil seed banks than in herb layer plant communities across Europe. Journal of Ecology 111: 1009-1020. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14074

Koch M.A., Tosun J., Kellermann L., Marek C., Kiefer M. (2023) Reducing Pesticides Without Organic Certification? Potentials and Limits of an Intermediate Form of Agricultural Production. Cogent Food & Agriculture 9: 2202892. doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2023.2202892

Hendriks K.P., Kiefer C., Al-Shehbaz I.A., Bailey D., Hooft van Huysduynen A., Nikolov L.A., Nauheimer L., Zuntini A.R., German D.A., Franzke A., Koch M.A., Lysak M.A., Toro-Nunez O., Özudogru B., Invernón V.R., Walden N., Maurin O., Hay N.M., Shushkov P., Mandakova T., Schranz M.E., Thulin M., Windham M.D., Resetnik I., Spaniel S., Ly E., Pires J.C., Harkess A., Neuffer B., Vogt R., Bräuchler C., Rainer H., Janssens S.B., Schmull M., Forrest A., Guggisberg A., Zmarzty S., Lepschi B.J., Scarlett N., Stauffer F.W., Schönberger I., Heenan P., Baker W.J., Forest F., Mummenhoff K., Lens F. (2023) Global Brassicaceae phylogeny based on filtering of 1,000-gene dataset. Current Biology 33: 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2023.08.026


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Bratzel F., Paule J., Leebens-Mack J., Leme E.M.C., Forzza R.C., Koch M.A., Heller S. and Zizka G. (2023) Target-enrichment sequencing reveals for the first time a well-resolved phylogeny of the core Bromelioideae (family Bromeliaceae). TAXON, 72: 47-63. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12831

Koch M.A., Kiefer C., Möbus J., Quandt D., Merklinger D., Harpke D., Villasante Benavides F. (2022) Range expansion and contraction of Tillandsia landbeckii lomas in the hyperarid Chilean Atacama Desert indicates ancient introgression and geneflow. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 56: 125689. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2022.125689

Mikulane S., Siegmund A., Del Rio C., Koch M.A., Osses P., Garcia J.-L. (2022) Remote sensing based mapping of Tillandsia fields - A semi-automated detection approach in the hyperarid coastal Atacama Desert, northern Chile. Journal of Arid Environments 205: e104821.

Koch M.A., Karl R., Al-Shehbaz I.A., German D.A. (2022) The new tribe Fourraeeae (Brassicaceae) and two Moroccan Arabis species transferred to the new genus Hurkaea. Phytotaxa 543 (1): 41-50.

Ru Y., Mandakova T., Lysak M., Koch M.A. (2022) The evolutionary history of Cardamine bulbifera shows a successful rapid postglacial Eurasian range expansion in the absence of sexual reproduction. Annals of Botany, mcac088, https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcac088.

Fassou G., Korotkova N., Nersesyan A., Koch M.A., Dimopoulos P., Borsch T. (2022) Taxonomy of Dianthus (Caryophyllaceae) – overall phylogenetic relationships and assessment of species diversity based on a first comprehensive checklist of the genus. PhytoKeys 196: 91-214.

Fulgione A., Neto C., Elfarargi A., Tergemina E., Ansari S., Göktay M., Dinis H., Döring N., Flood P., Rodriguez-Pacheco S., Walden N., Koch M.A., Roux F., Hermisson J, Hancock A. (2022) Parallel reduction in flowering time from de novo mutations enable evolutionary rescue in colonizing lineages. Nature Comm. 13: e1461.

Koch M.A., Quandt D., Siegmund A. (2022) Living at its dry limits - Tillandsiales in the Atacama Desert. Plant Systematics and Evolution 308: 11. doi.org/10.1007/s00606-022-01804-4.


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Tosun J., Koch M.A. (2021) Landwirtschaftspolitik unter Grün-Schwarz: Kompromissfindung anhand des Leitbilds der bäuerlichen Landwirtschaft. In: Hörisch F., Wurster S. (eds) Kiwi im Südwesten. Springer VS, Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-34991-2_11.

Wolf E., Gaquerel E., Scharmann M., Yant L., Koch M.A. (2021) Evolutionary footprints of a cold relic in a rapidly warming world. eLIFE 10: e71572.

Bleilevens J., Koch M.A., Lorenz R. (2021) Neue Beobachtungen intermediärer Waldhyazinthen in Europa mit Anmerkungen zu deren historischen Namen. Journal Europäischer Orchideen 53(2-4): 301-329.

Tosun J., Koch M.A. (2021) Policy mixes for biodiversity: A diffusion analysis of state-level citizens’ initiatives in Germany. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 10.1080/1523908X.2021.1992265.

Koch M.A., Winizuk A., Banzhaf P., and Reichardt J. (2021) Impact of climate change on the success of population support management and plant reintroduction at steep, exposed limestone outcrops in the German Swabian Jura. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 53: 125643.

Haynold B., Bleilevens J., Koch M.A., Widmer A., Lorenz R., and Maier H. (2021) Underexplored and overlooked intermediate morphotypes of European Platanthera, a critical re-evaluation. Journal Europäischer Orchideen 53(1): 81-88.

Villasante Benavides F., Anthony P.T.G., Luque-Fernandéz C.R., Del Pilar J., Villegas Paredes L.N., Siegmund A., and Koch M.A. (2021) Distribution patterns, ecological niche and conservation status of endemic Tillandsia purpurea along the Peruvian coast. Plant Systematics and Evolution 307: e52.

Garcia J.L., Lobos-Roco F., Schween J.H., Del Rio C., Osses P., Vives R., Pezoa M., Siegmund A., Latorre C., Alfaro F., Koch M.A., and Löhnert U. (2021) Climate and coastal low-cloud weather dynamics in the hyperarid Atacama fog desert and geographic distribution of Tillandsia landbeckii (Bromeliaceae) dune ecosystems. Plants Systematics and Evolution 307: e57.

Del Rio C., Lobos-Roco F., Latorre C., Koch M.A., Garcia J.L., Osses P., Lambert F., Alfaro F., and Siegmund A. (2021) Spatial distribution and interannual variability of coastal fog and low clouds cover in the hyperarid Atacama Desert and implications for past and present Tillandsia landbeckii ecosystems. Plant Systematics and Evolution 307: e58.

Alfaro F., Manzano M., Almiray C., Garcia J.L., Osses P., Del Rio C., Vargas C., Latorre C., Koch M.A., Siegmund A., and Abades S. (2021) Soil bacterial community strucutre of fog-dependent Tillandsia landbeckii dunes in the Atacama Desert. Plant Systematics and Evolution 307: e56.

Wötzel S., Andrello M., Albani M.C., Koch M.A., Coupland G, and Gugerli F. (2021) Arabis alpina: a perennial model plant for ecological genomics and life-history evolution. Molecular Ecology Resources 22 (2): 468-486.

Hendrik K.P., Mandákova T., Hay N.M., Ly E., Huysduynen A.H., Tamrakar R., Thomas S.K., Toro-Numez O., Pires J.C., Nikolov L.A., Koch M.A., Windham M.D., Lysak M.A., Forest F., Mummenhoff K., Baker W.J., Lens F., and Bailey D. (2021) The best of two worlds: combining lineage-specific and univerisal bait sets in target-enrichment hybridization reactions. Application in Plant Sciences 9 (7): 10.1002/aps3.11438.

Möbus J., Kiefer C., Barfuss M., Quandt D., and Koch M.A. (2021) Setting the evolutionary timeline: Tillandsia landbeckii in the Chilean Atacama Desert. Plant Systematics and Evolution 307: e39.

Agerbirk N., Hansen C.C., Kiefer C., Hauser T.P., Ørgaard M., Bruun Asmussen Lange C., Cipollini D., and Koch M.A. (2021) Comparison of glucosinolate diversity in the crucifer tribe Cardamineae and the remaining order Brassicales highlights repetitive evolutionary loss and gain of biosynthetic steps. Phytochemistry 185: e112668.

Agerbirk N., Hansen C.C., Olsen C.E., Kiefer C., Hauser T.P., Christensen S., Jensen Rysbjerg K., Ørgaard M., Bruun Asmussen Lange C., Cipollini D., and Koch M.A. (2021) Glucosinolate profiles and phylogeny in Barbarea compared to other tribe Cardamineae (Brassicaceae) and Reseda (Resedaceae), based on a library of ion trap HPLC-MS/MS data of reference desulfoglucosinolates. Phytochemistry 185: e112658.

Plue J., Van Calster H., Auestad I., Basto S., Bekker R.M., Bruun H.H., Chevalier R., Decocq G., Grandin U., Hermy M., R., Koch M.A., Marrs R.H., Marteinsdóttir B., Milberg P., Måren I.E., Pakeman R.J., Phoenix G.K., Thompson K., Vandvik V., Wagner M., and Auffret A.G. (2021) Buffering effects of soil seed banks on plant community composition in response to land use and climate. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30: 128-139, doi: 10.1111/geb.13201.

Aydin Z.U., Koch M.A., and Dönmez A.A. (2021) A new variety of Dianthus anatolicus (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey based on morphology and AFLP data. Ann. Bot. Fennici 58: 19-26.


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Koch M.A., Stock C., Kleinpeter D., Del Rio C., Osses P., Merklinger F.F., Quandt D., and Siegmund A. (2020) Vegetation growth and landscape genetics of Tillandsia lomas at their dry limits in the Atacama Desert show fine-scale response to environmental parameters. Ecology & Evolution 10:13260-13274, doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6924.

Mandáková T., Hloušková P., Koch M.A., and Lysak M.A. (2020) Genome evolution in Arabideae was marked by frequent centromere repositioning. The Plant Cell 32:650-665, doi: 10.1105/tpc.19.00557.

Walden N., German D.A., Wolf E.M., Kiefer M., Rigault P., Huang X-C., Kiefer C., Schmickl R., Franzke A., Neuffer B., Mummenhoff K., and Koch M.A. (2020) Nested whole-genome duplications coincide with diversification and high morphological disparity in Brassicaceae. Nature Communications 11,3795, doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17605-7.

Ru Y., Schulz R., and Koch M.A. (2020) Successful without sex - the enigmatic biology and evolutionary origin of coralroot bittercress (Cardamine bulbifera, Brassicaceae). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 46, e125557, doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2020.125557.

Parry G., Provart N.J., Brady S.M., Uzilday B., and The Multinational Arabidopsis Steering Committee (2020) Current status of the multinational Arabidopsis community. Plant Direct 4, e00248, doi: 10.1002/pld3.248

Koch M.A., Möbus J., Klöcker C.A., Lippert S., Ruppert L., and Kiefer C. (2020) The Quaternary evolutionary history of Bristol rock cress (Arabis scabra, Brassicaceae), a Mediterranean element with an outpost in the north-western Atlantic region, Annals of Botany 126, 103-118, doi: 10.1093/aob/mcaa053.

Bray S.M., Wolf E.M., Zhou M., Busoms S., Bohutínská M., Paajanen P., Monnahan P., Koch J., Fischer S., Koch M.A., and Yant L. (2020) Convergence and novelty in adaptation to whole genome duplication in three independent polyploids. bioRxiv 2020.03.31.017939; doi: 10.1101/2020.03.31.017939.

Bratzel F., Heller S., Cyrannek N., Paule J., Leme E.M.C., Loreth A., Nowotny A., Kiefer M., Till W., Barfuss M.H.J., Lexer C., Koch M.A., and Zizka G. (2020) The low-copy nuclear gene Agt1 as a novel DNA barcoding marker for Bromeliaceae. BMC Plant Biol 20, e111, doi: 10.1186/s12870-020-2326-5

Borsch T, et al. [>10 co-authors] (2020) A complete digitization of German herbaria is possible, sensible and should be started now. Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) 6, e50675, doi: 10.3897/rio.6.e50675.


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Kiefer C., Willing E.-M., Jiao W.B., Sun H., Piednoel M., Hümann U., Hartwig B., Koch M.A., and Schneeberger K. (2019) Inter-species association mapping links reduced CG-TG substitution rates to the loss of gene body methylation. Nature Plants 5:846-855, doi: 10.1038/s41477-019-0486-9.

One Thousand Plant Transcriptomes Initiative (2019) One thousand plant transcriptomes and the phylogenomics of green plants. Nature 574: 679-685, doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1693-2.

Hermida-Carrera C, Fares M.A., Font-Carrascosa M., Kapralov M.V., Koch M.A., Mir A., Molins A., Ribas-Carbó M., Rocha J., and Galmés J. (2020) Exploring molecular evolution of Rubisco in C3 and CAM Orchidaceae and Bromeliaceae. BMC Evol. Biol. 20, e11.

Koch M.A., and Lemmel C. (2019) Zahora, a new monotypic genus from tribe Brassiceae (Brassicaceae) endemic to the Moroccan Sahara. PhytoKeys 135: 119-131.

Koch M.A., Kleinpeter D., Auer E., Siegmund A., Del Rio C., Osses P., García J.L., Marzol M.V., Zizka G., and Kiefer, C. (2019) Living at the dry limits: ecological genetics of Tillandsia landbeckii lomas in the Chilean Atacama Desert. Plant Systematics and Evolution 305, 1041-1053, doi: 10.1007/s00606-019-01623-0.

Koch M.A. (2019) Vom Werden und Vergehen. Artenvielfalt im Wechsel von Eis- und Warmzeiten. Nachdruck: UNIVERSITAS 74 (2): 38-45.

Huang X.C., German D., and Koch M.A. (2019) Temporal patterns of diversification in Brassicaceae demonstrate decoupling of rate shifts and mesopolyploidization events. Annals of Botany 125: 29-47, doi: 10.1093/aob/mcz123.

Merklinger F.F., Zheng Y., Luebert F., Harpke D., Böhnert T., Stoll A., Koch M.A., Weigend M., Blattner F.R., Wiehe T., and Quandt D. (2019) Population genomics of Tillandsia landbeckii reveals unbalanced genetic diversity and founder effects in the Atacama Desert. Global and Planetary Change 184, e103076, doi:  10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.103076

Thiv M., Koch M.A., and Wörz A. (2019) Aktuelle Studien zur Pflanzen-Biodiversität in Baden-Württemberg - eine Brücke zwischen Forschung und Naturschutz. Naturschutz und Landschaftpflege Baden-Württemberg 79: 27-39.

Kiefer C., Bergonzi S., Brand L., Wötzel S., and Koch M.A. (2019) Contrasting life history traits in monocarpic versus polycarpic plants from a molecular-evolutionary point of view. Annual Plant Reviews 2: 1-25.

Rizzo P., Altschmied L., Stark P., Rutten T., Guendel A., Scharfenberg S., Franke K., Baumlein H., Wessjohann L., Koch M.A., Borisjuk L., and Sharbel T. (2019) Discovery of key regulators of dark glands development and hypericin biosynthesis in St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum). Plant Biotechnolgy Journal 17, 2299-2312, doi: 10.1111/pbi.13141.

Schüssler C., Bräuchler C., Reyes-Betancort J.A., Koch M.A., and Thiv M. (2019) Island biogeography of Macaronesian Gesnouinia and Mediterranean Soleirolia (Parietarieae, Urticaceae) with implications for the evolution of insular woodiness. TAXON 68, 537-556, doi: 10.1002/tax.12061.


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Hohmann N, Wolf E.M., Rigault P., Zhou W., Kiefer M., Zhao Y., Fu C-X., and Koch M.A. (2018) Ginkgo biloba´s footprint of dynamic Pleistocene history dates back only 390,000 years ago. BMC Genomics 19: e299.

Koch M.A. (2018) The plant model system Arabidopsis set into an evolutionary, systematic and spatio-temporal context. Journal of Experimental Botany 70, 55-67, doi: 10.1093/jxb/ery340.

Koch M.A. (2018) Vom Werden und Vergehen. Artenvielfalt im Wechsel von Eis- und Warmzeiten. Ruperto Carola 13: 82-89.

Guggisberg A., Liu X., Suter L., Mansion G., Fischer M.C., Fior S., Roumet M., Kretzschmar R., Koch M.A., and Widmer A. (2018) The genomic basis of adaptation to calcareous and siliceous soils in Arabidopsis lyrata. Molecular Ecology 27, 5088-5103, doi: 10.1111/mec.14930.

Dodd A, Harper H, Hiscock SJ, Koch M.A., Kudoh H, Oyama T, Schumacher K, Shimada T, and Tamura M.N. (2018) Self-organizing researcher networks in plant sciences. Plants, People and Planet 1: 44-47.

Buckley J., Holub E.B., Koch M.A., Vergeer P., and Mable B.K. (2018) Restriction Associated DNA-genotyping at multiple spatial scales in Arabidopsis lyrata reveals signatures of pathogen-mediated selection. BMC Genomics 19: e496.

Mable B.K., Brysting A.K., Jørgensen M.H., Carbonell A.K.Z., Kiefer C., Ruiz-Duarte P., Lagesen K., and Koch M.A. (2018) Adding complexity to complexity: gene family evolution in polyploids. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, e114, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00114.

Edger P.P., Hall J., Harkess A., Tang M., Coombs J, Mohammadin S, Schranz M.E., Xiong Z., Leebens-Mack J., Meyers B.C., Systma K.J., Koch M.A., Al-Shehbaz I.A., and Pires J.C. (2018) Brassicales phylogeny inferred from 72 plastid genes: a reanalysis of the phylogenetic localization of two paleopolyploid events and origin of novel chemical defenses. American Journal of Botany 105, 463-469, doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1040.


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Koch M.A., Bani B., German D., and Xiao-Chen H. (2017) Phylogenetics, phylogeography and vicariance of polyphyletic Grammosciadium (Apiaceae, Careae) in Anatolia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 185, 168-188, doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/box051.

Koch M.A., Michling F., Walther A., Huang X.-C., Tewes L.J., and Müller C. (2017) Early-Mid Pleistocene genetic differentiation and range expansions as exemplified by Eurasian invasive Bunias orientalis (Brassicaceae) indicates the Caucasus as key region. Scientific Reports 7, e16764, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17085-8.

Koch M.A., German D.A., Kiefer M., and Franzke A. (2017) Database taxonomics as key to modern plant biology. Trends in Plant Sciences 23, 4-6, doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.10.005.

Hohmann N., and Koch M.A. (2017) An Arabidopsis introgression zone studied at high spatio-temporal resolution: interglacial and multiple genetic contact exemplified using whole nuclear and plastid genomes. BMC Genomics 18, e810, doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4220-6.

Scheriau C., Nuerk N., Sharbel T., and Koch M.A. (2017) Cryptic gene pools in the Hypericum perforatum-H. maculatum complex: diploid persistence versus trapped polyploid melting. Annals of Botany 120, 955-966.

Lopez L., Wolf E., Pires C., Edger P., and Koch M.A. (2017) Molecular resources for evolutionary studies in the Brassicaceae family using transcriptomes. Frontiers in Plant Science 8, e1488, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01488.

Tewes L.J., Michling F., Koch M.A., and Müller C. (2017) Intracontinental plant invader shows matching genetic and chemical profiles and might benefit from high defence variation within populations. Journal of Ecology 106, 714-726, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12869.

Heller S., Leme E.M., Paule J., Koch M.A., and Zizka G. (2017) Barcoding of Bromeliaceae (Poales). Genome 60, 943-944.

German D., and Koch M.A. (2017) Eutrema salsugineum (Cruciferae) new to Mexico: a surprising generic record for the flora of Middle America. PhytoKeys 76: 13-21.

Kiefer C., Severing E., Karl R., Bergonzi S., Koch M.A., Tresch A., and Coupland G. (2017) Divergence of annual and perennial species in the Brassicaceae and the contribution of cis-acting variation at FLC orthologues. Molecular Ecology 26, 3437-3457, doi: 10.1111/mec.14084.

Dönmez A.A., Ugurlu Aydin Z., and Koch M.A. (2017) Aubrieta al-shehbazii (Brassicaceae), a new species from Central Turkey. PhytoTaxa 299, 103-110.

Koch M.A., and Grosser J. (2017) East Asian Arabis species (Brassicaceae) exemplify past hybridization and subsequent emergence of three main evolutionary lineages in East Asia, America and the amphiberingian region. Bot. J. Linn. Society 184, 224–237, doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/box020.

Jiao W.-B., Accinelli G.G., Hartwig B., Kiefer C., Baker D., Severing E., Willing E.-M., Piednoel M., Woetzel S., Madrid-Herrero E., Huettel B., Hümann U., Reinhard R., Koch M.A., Swan D., Clavijo B., Coupland G., and Schneeberger K. (2017) Improving and correcting the contiguity of long-read genome assemblies of three plant species using optical mapping and chromosome conformation capture data. Genome Research 27, 778-786, doi: 10.1101/gr.213652.116

Guo X., Liu J., Hao G., Zhang L., Mao K., Wang X., Zhang D., Ma T., Hu Q., Al-Shehbaz I.A., and Koch M.A. (2017) Plastome phylogeny and early diversification of Brassicaceae. BMC Genomics 18: e176.


__________   2016

Kadereit J.W., Albach D.C., Ehrendorfer F., Galbany-Casals M., Garcia-Jacas N., Gehrke B., Kadereit G., Kilian N., Klein J.T., Koch M.A., Kropf M., Oberprieler C., Pirie M.D., Ritz C., Röser M., Spalik K., Susanna A., Weigend M., Welk E., Wesche K., Zhang L-B., Dillenberger M.S. (2016) Which changes are needed to render all genera of the German flora monophyletic? Willdenowia 46 (1): 39-91.

Jacquemin J., Hohmann N., Buti M., Selvaggi A., Müller T., Koch M.A., Schmid K.J. (2016) Levels and patterns of genetic diversity differ between two closely related endemic Arabidopsis species. bioRxiv, preprint first posted online april 15, 2016; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/048785.

Koch M.A., Karl R., German G.A. (2016) Underexplored biodiversity of Eastern Mediterranean biota: Systematics and evolutionary history of the genus Aubrieta (Brassicaceae). Annals of Botany. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcw204.

Gonneau C., Noret N., Godé C., Kitt J., Sirguey C., Sterckeman T., Koch M.A., Pauwels M. (2016) Design and validation of sixteen single nucleotide polymorphism to investigate plastid DNA sequence variation in Noccaea caerulescens (Brassicaceae). Conservation Genetics Resources, doi: 10.1007/s12686-016-0622-z.

Olsen C.E., Huang X.-C., Hansen C.I.C., Cipollini D., Ørgaard M., Matthes A., Geu-Flores F., Koch M.A., Agerbirk N. (2016) Glucosinolate diversity within a phylogenetic framework of the tribe Cardamineae (Brassicaceae) unraveled with HPLC-MS/MS and NMR-based analytical distinction of 70 desulfoglucosinolates. Phytochemistry 132: 33-56. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2016.09.013.

Betzin A., Thiv M., Koch M.A. (2016) Diversity hotspots of the laurel forest on Tenerife, Canary Islands: A phylogeographic study of Laurus and Ixanthus. Annals of Botany. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcw124.

Novikova P., Hohmann N., Nizhynska V., Lanz C., Tsuchimatsu T., Muir G., Guggisberg A., Paape T., Schmid K., Fedorenko O., Holm S., Säll T., Schlötterer C., Marhold K., Widmer A., Sese J., Shimizu K.K., Weigel D., Krämer U., Koch M.A., Nordborg M. (2016) Sequencing of the genus Arabidopsis reveals a complex history of non-bifurcating speciation and abundant trans-specific polymorphisms. Nature Genetics. doi:10.1038/ng.3617.

Zhao Y., Yan X., Muir G., Dai Q., Koch M.A., Fu C.X. (2016) Incongruent range dynamics between co-occurring Asian temperate tree species facilitated by life history traits. Ecology and Evolution: doi: 10.1002/ece3.2014.

Bani B., Ulusoy F., Karakaya M.A., Koch M.A. (2016) Taxonomical implications from morphological and anatomical studies in section Stenodiptera (Koso-Pol.) Tamamsch. & V.M.Vinogr. from genus Grammosciadium DC. (Apiaceae). PhytoKeys 68: 73-89. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.68.9089.

Franzke A., Koch M.A., Mummenhoff K. (2016) Turnip Time Travels - Age Estimates in Brassicaceae. Trends in Plant Science: doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2016.01.024.

Koch M.A., Meyer N., Engelhardt M., Thiv M., Bernhardt K.-G., Landau A., Michling F. (2016) Morphological and genetic variation of highly endangered Bromus species and the status of these neolithical weeds in Central Europe. Plant Systematics and Evolution 302: 515-525.


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Koch M.A. (2015) A new chromosome was born: comparative chromosome painting in Boechera. Trends in Plant Science. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2015.07.001.

Gong W., Liu W., Gu L., Kaneko S., Koch M.A., Zhang D. (2015) From glacial refugia to wide distribution range: demographic expansion of Loropetalum chinense (Hamamelidaceae) in Chinese subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 16: 23-38.

Huang C.H., Sun R., Zeng Y.H., Zhang N., Cai L., Zhang Q., Koch M.A., Al-Shehbaz I.A., Edger P.P., Pires J.C., Tan D.Y., Zhong Y., Ma H. (2015) Resolution of Brassicaceae phylogeny using nuclear genes uncovers nested radiations and supports convergent morphological evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution, doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv226.

Lopez L., Barreiro R., Fischer M., Koch M.A. (2015) Mining microsatellite markers from public EST databases for the study of threatened plants. BMC Genomics 16:781, doi:10.1186/s12864-015-2031-1.

Bani B., Koch M.A. (2015) A new subspecies of Grammosciadium macrodon Boiss. (Apiaceae) from Turkey. Phytotaxa 224 (3): http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.224.3.5.

Hohmann N., Wolf E., Lysak M., Koch M.A. (2015) A Time-Calibrated Road Map of Brassicaceae Species Radiation and Evolutionary History. The Plant Cell doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.15.00482.

Kondraskov P., Schütz N., da Silva Menezes de Sequeira M.P., Santos Guerra A., Caujapé Castells J., Molina R.J., Marrero Rodríguez Á., Koch M.A., Linder H.P., Kovar-Eder J., Thiv M. (2015) Evolutionary patterns of Mediterranean hotspot biodiversity: Relictual Macaronesian laurel forests are young species assemblies. PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132091

Mau M., Lovell J.T., Corral J.M., Kiefer C., Koch M.A., Aliyu O.M., McKay J., Sharbel T.F. (2015) Hybrid apomicts trapped in the ecological niches of their sexual ancestors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) US, 112 (18): E2357-65. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423447112.

Yüzbasioglu S., Koch M.A., Al-Shehbaz I.A. (2015) Proof of a knowledge database concept: Aubrieta ekimii (Brassicaceae), a new species from NW Anatolia (Turkey) - morphological and molecular support. Plant Systematics and Evolution. doi: 10.1007/s00606-015-1212-3.

Muir G., Ruiz-Darte P., Hohmann N., Mable B., Novikova P., Schmickl R., Guggisberg A., Koch M.A. (2015) Exogenous selection rather than cytonuclear incompatibilities shapes asymmetrical fitness of reciprocal Arabidopsis hybrids. Ecology & Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1474.


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Hohmann N., Schmickl R., Chiang T.-Y., Lucanova M., Kolar F., Marhold K., Koch M.A. (2014) Taming the wild: resolving the gene pools of non-model Arabidopsis lineages. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: e224.

Koch M.A., Kahl W. (2014) Leben im Exil. Die Rechte der Pflanze. Ruperto Carola 5: 104-111.

Koch M.A. (2014) Biodiversität, Biologische Vielfalt, Artenreichtum: „Quo Vadis“ arme Welt? In: Arm und Reich - Studium Generale (Karlheinz Sonntag, ed.). Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg. Pp. 157-176.

Edger P., Tang M., Mayfield D.R., Conant G., Mummenhof K., Koch M.A., Pires J.C. (2014) Secondary Structure Analyses of the nuclear rRNA Internal Transcribed Spacers and Assessment of Phylogenetic Utility across the Brassicaceae (Mustards). PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101341.

Kiefer M., Schmickl R., German D., Lysak M., Al-Shehbaz I.A., Franzke A., Mummenhoff K., Stamatakis A., Koch M.A. (2014) BrassiBase: Introduction to a Novel Knowledge Database on Brassicaceae Evolution. Plant Cell and Physiology 55 (1): e3.

Molins M.P., Corral J.M., Aliyu O.M., Koch M.A., Betzin A., Maron J.L., Sharbel T.F. (2014) Biogeographic variation in genetic variability, apomixis expression and ploidy of St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) across its native and introduced range. Annals of Botany 133 (3): 417-427.

Chen C., Xu H.-H., Qi Z.-C., Koch M.A., Comes H.P., Fu C.X., Qiu Y.-X. (2014) Understanding the formation of Mediterranean-African-Asian disjunctions: Evidence for Miocene climate-driven vicariance and recent long-distance dispersal in the Tertiary relict Smilax aspera L. (Smilacaceae). New Phytologist 204: 243-255. doi: 10.1111/nph.12910.

Karl R., Koch M.A. (2014) Phylogenetic signatures of adaptation: The Arabis hirsuta species aggregate (Brassicaceae) revisited. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (PPEES). doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2014.06.001.

Schröder C.N., Sack P., Koch M.A. (2014) Some notes on original material and locus classicus of Deuterocohnia meziana Kuntze ex Mex var. carmineo-viridiflora Rauh. Plant Diversity and Evolution 131, 223-237.


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KOCH M.A., GERMAN D. (2013) Taxonomy and systematics are key to biological information: Arabidopsis, Eutrema (Thellungiella), Noccaea and Schrenkiella (Brassicaceae) as examples. Frontiers in Pl. Science 4: e267, DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00267.

JORDON-THADEN I.E., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., KOCH M.A. (2013) Species richness of a globally distributed, arctic-alpine genus, Draba L. (Brassicaceae). Alpine Botany 123: 97-106, DOI: 10.1007/s00035-013-0120-9.

LOVELL JT, ALIJU OM, MAU M, SCHRANZ ME, KOCH MA, KIEFER C, SONG BH, MITCHELL-OLDS T, SHARBEL TJ (2013) On the origin and evolution of apomixis in Boechera. Plant Reprod. 26 (4): 309-315, DOI 10.1007/s00497-013-0218-7.

KARL R, KOCH M.A. (2013) A world-wide perspective on crucifer speciation and evolution: phylogeny, biogeography and trait evolution in tribe Arabideae. Annals of Botany 112 (6): 983-1001, DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct165.

YANG C, BRATZEL F, HOHMANN N, KOCH MA, TURCK F, CALONJE M (2013) VAL proteins and AtBMI1 mediated H2Aub: the key to switch from embryonic to vegetative growth in Arabidopsis. Current Biology 23 (14): 1324-1329, DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2013.05.050.

KOCH M.A., SCHERIAU C., BETZIN A., HOHMANN N., SHARBEL T.F. (2013) Evolution of cryptic gene pools in Hypericum perforatum: the influence of reproductive system and gene flow. Annals of Botany 111 (6): 1083-1094. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct065.

KOCH M.A., SCHRÖDER N., KIEFER M., SACK P. (2013) A treasure trove of plant biodiversity from the 20th century: The Werner Rauh heritage project at Heidelberg Botanical Garden and Herbarium. Plant Syst. Evol. 299: 1793-1800, DOI 10.1007/s00606-013-0835-5.


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KOCH M.A., MARHOLD, K. (2012) Phylogeny and systematics of Brassicaceae — Introduction. TAXON 61: 929-930.

KOCH M.A., KARL R., GERMAN D.A., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A. (2012) Systematics, taxonomy and biogeography of three new Asian genera from the Brassicaceae, tribe Arabideae: An ancient distribution circle around the Asian high mountains. TAXON 61: 955-969.

SCHMICKL R, PAULE J, KLEIN J, MARHOLD K, KOCH M.A. (2012) The evolutionary history of the Arabidopsis arenosa species complex: Highly diverse tetraploids mask that the Western Carpathians are the center of species and genetic diversity. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42691. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042691.

KOCH M.A., KIEFER M., GERMAN D., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., FRANZKE A., MUMMENHOFF M., SCHMICKL R. (2012) BrassiBase: Tools and biological resources to study characters and traits in the Brassicaceae – version 1.1. TAXON 61: 1001-1009.

KIEFER C., KOCH MA (2012) A continental-wide perspective: The genepool of nuclear encoded ribosomal DNA and single-copy gene sequences in North American Boechera (Brassicaceae). PLoS ONE 7(5): e36491. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036491

KARL R., KIEFER C., ANSELL S., KOCH M.A. (2012) Systematics and evolution of arctic-alpine Arabis alpina L. (Brassicaceae) and its closest relatives in the eastern Mediterranean. American Journal of Botany 99: 778-794.

KOCH M.A. (2012) Mid-Miocene divergence of Ionopsidium and Cochlearia and its impact on the systematics and biogeography of the tribe Cochlearieae (Brassicaceae). TAXON 61: 76-92.

BRATZEL F, YANG C, ANGELOVA A, LOPEZ-TORREJON G, KOCH MA, DEL PONZO JC, CALONJE M (2012) Regulation of the new Arabidopsis imprinted gene AtBMI1C requires the interplay of different epigenetic mechanisms. Molecular Plant 5: 260-269.


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JORGENSEN M.H., EHRICH D., SCHMICKL R., KOCH M.A., BRYSTING A. (2011) Interspecific and interploidal gene flow in Central European Arabidopsis (Brassicaceae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: e346. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-346.

WINKLER M., KOCH M.A., HIETZ P. (2011) High gene flow in epiphytic ferns despite habitat loss and fragmentation. Conservation Genetics 12: 1411-1420. DOI 10.1007/s10592-011-0239-4.

AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., GERMAN D.A., KARL R., JORDON-THADEN I., KOCH M.A. (2011) Nomenclatural adjustments in the tribe Arabideae (Brassicaceae). Plant Diversity and Evolution 129: 71-76.

SCHMICKL R., KOCH M.A. (2011) Arabidopsis hybrid speciation processes. PNAS 108 (34): 14192-14197.

ANSELL SW, STENOIEN HK, GRUNDMANN M, RUSSEL SJ, KOCH MA, SCHNEIDER H, VOGEL JC (2011) The importance of Anatolian mountains as the cradle of global diversity in Arabis alpina L., a key arctic – alpine species. Annals of Botany 108: 241-253.

KOCH M.A., BARMAN J., GREIMLER J., BERNAHRDT K,-G. (2011) Linear landscape elements in an Austrian viticultural landscape have limited effects on spatial patterns of plant genetic diversity. Plant Ecology and Diversity 4: 167-178.

LYSAK, M.A., KOCH M.A. (2011) Phylogeny, Genome and Karyotype Evolution of Crucifers (Brassicaceae). In: Genetics and Genomics of the Brassicaceae (eds. R. Schmidt, I. Bancroft). Springer Verlag, New York.

KOCH M.A., SCHERIAU C., SCHUPFNER M., BERNHARDT K.G. (2011) Longterm monitoring of the restoration and development of limestone grasslands in northwestern Germany: vegetation screening and soil seed bank analysis. Flora 206: 52-65.


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BRATZEL F., LOPEZ-TORREJON G., KOCH M.A., DEL PONZO J.C., CALONJE M. (2010). Keeping cell identity in Arabidopsis requires PRC1 Ring finger homologs that catalyze H2A monoubiquitination. Current Biology 20: 1-7. DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2010.09.046.

COUVREUR T.L.P., FRANZKE A., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., BAKKER F.T., KOCH M.A., MUMMENHOFF K. (2010) Molecular phylogenetics, temporal diversification and principles of evolution in the mustard family (Brassicaceae). Mol. Biol. Evol. 27: 55-71. DOI 10.1093/molbev/msp202.

FRANZKE A., KOCH M.A., COUVREUR T.L.P., LYSAK M.A., MUMMENHOFF K. (2010) On the age of the mustard family (Brassicaceae). Nature 467: 755 | commentary to doi:10.1038/467755d.

TRÖNDLE D., SCHRÖDER S., KASSEMEYER H.H., KIEFER C., KOCH M.A., NICK P. (2010) Molecular Phylogeny of the Genus Vitis Based on Plastidic Markers. Am. J. Bot. 97: 1168-1178.

WARWICK S.I., MUMMEHOFF K., SAUDER C., KOCH M.A., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A. (2010) Closing the gaps: Phylogenetic relationships in the Brassicaceae based on DNA sequence data of nuclear ribosomal ITS region. Pl. Syst. Evol. 285: 209-232. 

YUNPENG, Z., PAULE, J., FU, C., KOCH M.A. (2010) Out of China: The introduction history of Ginko biloba. TAXON 59 (2): 495-504.

JORDON-THADEN I., HASE I., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., KOCH M.A. (2010) Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the genus Draba (Brassicaceae) and identification of its most closely raleted genera.. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 55: 524-540.

THE LERU BIODIVERSITY WORKING GROUP (2010) Challanges for Biodiversity Research in Europe. LERU (League of European Research Universities) Advice Paper 4: 1-18. 

FRANZKE A., LYSAK M.A., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A., KOCH M.A., MUMMENHOFF K. (2010) Cabbage family affairs: the evolutionary history of Brassicaceae. Trends in Plant Sciences 16: 108-116. doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2010.11.005.

KOCH M.A., KARL R., KIEFER C., AL-SHEHBAZ I.A. (2010) Colonizing the American continent - Systematics of the genus Arabis in North America (Brassicaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 97: 1040-1057.

SCHMICKL R, JORGENSON M, BRYSTING A, KOCH MA (2010) The evolutionary history of the Arabidopsis lyrata complex: A hybrid in the amphi-Beringian area closes a large distribution gap and builds up a genetic barrier. BMC Evol. Biol. 10: e98.

STADLER K., KOCH M. A., BERNHARDT K.-G., GREIMLER J. (2010) Spatial arrangement and genetic structure in Gentianella aspera in a regional, local and temporal context. Pl. Syst. Evol. 286 (1-2): 7-19.

THIV M., ESFELD C., KOCH M.A. (2010) Studying „adaptive radiation“ at the molecular level: a case study in the Macaronesian Crassulaceae-Sempervivoideae. In: M. Glaubrecht (ed.), Evolution in Action, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Pp. 35-59.

AL-SHEHBAZ I., KOCH M. A. (2010) Cochlearia. In: Flora of North America, vol. 7, Oxford University Press. pp. 514-516.


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KIEFER C., DOBES C., KOCH M.A. (2009) Boechera or not? Phylogeny and phylogeography of eastern North American Boechera species (Brassicaceae). Taxon 58 (4): 1109-1121.

ESFELD K., KOCH M.A., Van der NIET T., SEIFAN M., THIV M. (2009) Little interspecific pollen transfer despite overlap in pollinators between sympatric Aeonium (Crassulaceae) species pairs. Flora 204: 709-717. doi:10.1016/j.     

KIEFER, C., DOBES, C., SHARBEL, T., KOCH, M.A. (2009) Phylogeographic structure of the chloroplast DNA gene pool in North American Boechera - a genus and continental wide perspective. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 52 (2): 303-311.                 

LYSAK M.A., KOCH M.A., LEITCH I.J., BEAULIEAU J.M., MEISTER A. (2009) The dynamic ups and downs of genome size evolution in Brassicaceae. Mol. Biol. Evol. 26 (1): 85–98. doi:10.1093/molbev/msn223.

MONDRAGON-PALOMINO M., HIESE L., HÄRTER A., KOCH M.A., THEIßEN G. (2009) On the evolution of the orchid flower: complex ancient paralogy in DEFICIENS-like B-class floral homeotic genes. BMC Evol. Biol. 9: e81.

BORSCH T., QUANDT T., KOCH M. (eds.) (2009) Molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of non-coding DNA: applications from species to deep level questions. Special Issue: Vol. 282 (3-4). pp. 107-294. Springer Press, Wien.

CALONJE M., MARTÍN-BRAVO S., DOBEŠ C., GONG W., JORDON-THADEN I., KIEFER C., KIEFER M., PAULE J., SCHMICKL R., KOCH M. A. (2009) Non-coding nuclear DNA marker in phylogenetic reconstructions. Pl. Syst. Evol. 282: 257-280. DOI 10.1007/s00606-008-0031-1.

KOCH M.A., AL.SHEHBAZ, I.A. (2009) Molecluar Systematics and Evolution of „wild“ crucifers (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae). In: Biology and Breeding of Crucifers (ed. S. Gupta). Pp. 1-18. Taylor and Francis Group.

KOCH M.A. (2009) Zurück in die Zukunft - Die Gene lassen in die Vergangenheit der Pflanzen blicken und verraten ihre künftigen Entwicklungswege. Ruperto Carola 2: 3-8.


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BERNHARDT K.-G., KOCH M., KROPF M., ULBEL E., WEBHOFER J. (2008) Comparison of two methods characterising the seed bank of amphibious plants in submerged sediments. Aquatic Botany 88 (2): 171-177.  

GONG W.,CHUAN C., DOBEŠ C.,FU C.-X., KOCH M. A. (2008) Phylogeography of a living fossil: Pleistocene glaciations forced Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae) into two refuge areas in China with limited subsequent postglacial expansion. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 48: 1094-1105.      

GRUNDMANN M., ANSELL S. W., RUSSELL S. J., KOCH M. A., VOGEL J. C. (2008) Hot-spots of diversity in a clonal world – The Mediterranean moss Pleurochaete squarrosa in Central Europe. Mol. Ecol. 17 (3): 825-838.

JORDON-THADEN I., KOCH, M.A. (2008) Diversity patterns in the genus Draba: A first global perspective. Plant Ecology & Diversity 1 (2): 255-263.

KOCH M. A., WERNISCH M., SCHMICKL R. (2008) Arabidopsis thaliana´s wild relatives: an updated overview on systematics, taxonomy and evolution. Taxon 57 (3): 933-943. 

SCHMICKL R., KIEFER C., DOBEŠ C., KOCH M. A. (2008) Evolution of trnF(GAA) pseudogenes in cruciferous plants. Pl. Syst. Evol. 282(3-4): 229-240. DOI 10.1007/s00606-008-0030-2.            

SCHMICKL, R., JORGENSEN, M.H., BRYSTING, A., KOCH, M.A. (2008) Phylogeographic implications for North American arctic Arabidopsis lyrata. Plant Ecology & Diversity 1 (2): 245-254.

WAGNER, A., KRIECHBAUM, M., KOCH, M. A. (2008) Applied Vulnerability Assessment of Useful Plants: A case study of Tibetan Medicinal Plants from Nepal. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 127 (3): 1-29.


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CIESLAK E, RONIKIER M, KOCH M (2007) Western Ukrainian Cochlearia (Brassicaceae) in the Central European context of the genus: identity of an isolated edge population. Taxon 56 (1): 112-118.                 

DOBEŠ C., KIEFER C., KIEFER M., KOCH, M. (2007) TrnF pseudogenes in North American genus Boechera (Brassicaceae): mechanistic aspects of evolution. Plant Biology 9: 1-14.

EHRICH D, GAUDEUL M, ASSEFA A, KOCH M, MUMMENHOFF K, NEMOMISSA S, IntraBioDiv Consortium, BROCHMANN C (2007) Genetic consequences of Pleistocene range shifts: Contrast between the Arctic, the Alps and the East African mountains. Mol. Ecol. 16 (12): 2542-2559.  

GRUNDMANN M., ANSELL S.W., RUSSELL S.J., KOCH M.A., VOGEL J. (2007) Genetic structure of the widespread and common Mediterranean bryophyte Pleurochaete squarrosa (Brid.) Lindb. (Pottiaceae) - evidence from nuclear and plastidic DNA sequence variation and allozymes. Mol. Ecol. 16 (4): 709-722.

KOCH MA, DOBES C, KIEFER C, SHMICKL R, KLIMES L, LYSAK MA (2007) SuperNetwork identifies multiple events of plastid trnF (GAA) pseudogene evolution in the Brassicaceae. Mol. Biol. Evol. 24: 63-73.

KOCH MA, MATSCHINGER M (2007) Evolution and genetic differentiation among relatives of Arabidopsis thaliana. PNAS 104 (15): 6272-6277.  

DOBEŠ, C., SHARBEL, T.F, KOCH, M.A. (2007) Towards understanding the dynamics of hybridization and apomixis in the evolution of genus Boechera (Brassicaceae). Systematics and Biodiversity 5 (3): 321-332.

DOBEŠ C, KOCH M, KIEFER C (2007) Apomixis and radiation at low ploidy levels exemplified in the evolutionary model genus Boechera (Brassicaceae). Regnum Vegetabile 147: 391-412.


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BAILEY CD, KOCH MA, MAYER M, MUMMENHOFF K, O’KANE SL, WARWICK SI, WINDHAM MD, AL-SHEHBAZ IA (2006) A Global nrDNA ITS Phylogeny of the Brassicaceae. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23 (11): 2142–2160.

BROCK A, HERZFELD T, PASCHKE R, KOCH M, DRÄGER B (2006) Brassicaceae contain nortropane alkaloids. Phytochemistry 67 (18): 2050-2057.

KOCH, M., KIEFER, C., VOGEL, J., EHRICH, D., BROCHMANN, C., MUMMENHOFF, K. (2006) Three times out of Asia Minor - the phylogeography of Arabis alpina L. (Brassiaceae). Molecular Ecology 15: 825-839.  

LIHOVÁ, J., MARHOLD, K., KUDOH, H., KOCH, M. A. (2006) Worldwide phylogeny and biogeography of Cardamine flexuosa (Brassicaceae) and its relatives. Am. J. Bot. 93 (8): 1206-1221.

DOBEŠ, C., KOCH, M.A., SHARBEL, T.F. (2006) Embryology, karyology, and modes of reproduction in North American genus Boechera (Brassicaceae): a compilation of seven decades of research. Annals Miss. Bot. Gard. 93: 517-533.

CLAUS M, KOCH M (2006) Arabidopsis and its poorly known relatives. Trends in Plant Science 11: 449-459.

KOCH, M., KIEFER, C. (2006) Molecules and migration: biogeographical studies in cruciferous plants. Plant Systematics and Evolution 259 (2-4): 121-142.

KOCH M, MUMMENHOFF K (eds.) (2006) Evolution and Systematics of the Brassicaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution. Special Issue: Vol. 259 (2-4). pp. 81-258. Springer Press, Wien.


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KOCH, M., DOBEŠ, C., MATSCHINGER, M., BLEEKER, W., VOGEL, J., KIEFER, M. (2005) Evolution of the plastidic trnF(GAA) Gene in Arabidopsis Relatives and the Brassicaceae Family: Monophyletic Origin and subsequent Diversification of a Plastidic Pseudogene. Mol. Biol. Evol. 22 (4): 1032-1043.

KOCH, M., KIEFER, M. (2005): Genome evolution among cruciferous plants - a lecture from the comparison of the genetic maps of three diploid species: Capsella rubella, Arabidopsis lyrata ssp. petraea and Arabidopsis thaliana. American Journal of Botany 92 (4): 761-767.

LYSAK, M.A., KOCH, M., PECINKA, A., SCHUBERT, I. (2005) Chromosome triplication found across the tribe Brassiceae. Genome Research 15: 516-525.

SCHRANZ, E., DOBES, C., KOCH, M. A., MITCHELL-OLDS, T. (2005) Sexual reproduction, hybridization, apomixis and polyploidization in the genus Boechera (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 92 (11): 1797-1810.

BERNHARDT, K.-G., HANDKE, K., KOCH, M., LAUBHANN, D., BERG, H.-M., DUDA, M., HÖTTINGER, H., KLEPSCH, R., PINTAR, M., SCHEDL, H. (2005) Anwendungsmöglichkeiten eines Zielartenkonzepts in einem niederösterreichischen Weinbaugebiet. Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege 37 (7): 202-211.

BERNHARDT, K.G., ULBEL, E., KOCH, M., WEBHOFER, J. (2005) Erhalt des Scheidengrases in Österreich - Überleben gefährdeter Pflanzenarten im Teichboden am Beispiel Coleanthus subtilis. Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung 37 (3): 88-92.

KOCH, M., BERNHARDT,K.-G., WEBHOFER, J., KRIECHBAUM, M. (2005) Ancient ponds in Austria: Vegetation and soil seed bank of the Schönauer Lake near Zwettl, Waldviertel. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 126 (1): 133-147.

MITCHELL-OLDS, T., AL-SHEHBAZ, I., KOCH, M., SHARBEL, T. (2005): Crucifer evolution in the post-genomic era. in: Diversity and Evolution of Plants. (ed. Henry R.). Chapter 8, pp. 119-137. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon, Großbritannien.

RADEMACHER M., KOCH M., DOBEŠ C. (2005) Vegetation renaturierter Kalkabbauflächen im alten Nußlocher Steinbruch, HeidelbergCement. pp. 291-306. In: Artenvielfalt in Heidelberg. Eds. Brandis D., Hollert H., Storch V. – 2nd. ed. Heidelberg. ISBN 3-00-016362-X.    


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DOBEŠ, C., MITCHELL-OLDS, T., KOCH, M. (2004): Extensive chloroplast haplotype variation indicates Pleistocene hybridization and radiation of North American Arabis drummondii, A. × divaricarpa, and A. holboellii (Brassicaceae). Mol. Ecol. 13 (12): 349-370.   

DOBEŠ, C., MITCHELL-OLDS, T., KOCH, M. (2004) Intraspecific diversification in North American Arabis drummondii, A. ×divaricarpa, and A. holboellii (Brassicaceae) inferred from nuclear and chloroplast molecular markers – an integrative approach. American Journal of Botany 91: 2087-2101.          

KOCH, M., AL-SHEHBAZ, I. A. (2004): Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Evaluation of the AmericanThlaspi“ Species: Identity and Relationship to the Eurasian Genus Noccaea (Brassicaceae). Systematic Botany 29 (2): 375-384.            

KOCH, M., BERNHARDT, K.-G. (2004): Comparative Biogeography of Different Cytotypes of the European Annual Microthlaspi perfoliatum (Brassicaceae): Refugia, Diversity Centres and Post Glacial Colonization. American Journal of Botany 91 (1): 115-124.

KUITTINEN, H., DE HAAN, A., VOGL, C., OIKARINEN, S., LEPPÄLÄ, J., KOCH, M., MITCHELL-OLDS, T., LANGLEY, C., SAVOLAINEN, O. (2004) Comparing the linkage maps of the close relatives Arabidopsis lyrata and Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics 168 (3): 1575-1584.     

WARWICK, S., AL-SHEHBAZ, I.A., SAUDER, C., HARRIS, J.G., KOCH, M. (2004): Phylogeny of Braya and Neotorularia and related genera (Brassicaceae) based on ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA and trnL intron of chloroplast DNA. Can. J. Bot. 82: 376-392.               

KOCH, M., BERNHARDT, K.-G. (2004): Cochlearia macrorrhiza, a highly endangered lowland species from Eastern Austria. Conservation genetics, ex situ and in situ conservation efforts. Script. Bot. Belg. 29: 157-164.

KOCH, M., HUTHMANN, M., BERNHARDT, K.-G. (2004): Population dynamics of Cardamine amara L. (Brassicaceae): Evidence from the soil seed bank and aboveground populations. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 125 (4): 405-429.                  

BERNHARDT, K.-G., KOCH, M., ULBEL, E., WEBHOFER, J. (2004): The soil seed bank as a resource for in situ and ex situ conservation of extinct species. Script. Bot. Belg. 29: 135-139.


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AL-SHEHBAZ, I. A., KOCH, M. (2003): Drabopsis is united with Draba (Brassicaceae). Novon. 13: 172-173.

BERNHARDT, K.-G., KOCH, M. (2003): Restoration of a salt marsh system: temporal change of plant species diversity and composition. Basic and Applied Ecology 4 (5): 441-451.

BERNHARDT, K.-G., KOCH, M., SPITZER, M., SCHREIBER, K.-F. (2003): Lack of reed colonization after river dislocation near Bremen. Austrian Journal of Agricultural Research 54 (2): 119-132.

KOCH, M., DOBEŠ, C., BERNHARDT, K.-G., KOCHJAROVA, J. (2003). Cochlearia macrorrhiza: A bridging species between Cochlearia taxa from the Eastern Alps and the Carpathians. Plant Syst. Evol. 242: 137-147.

KOCH, M., DOBEŠ, C., MITCHELL-OLDS, T. (2003): Multiple hybrid formation in natural populations: Concerted evolution of the internal transcribed spacer of nuclear ribosomal DNA (ITS) in North American Arabis divaricarpa (Brassicaceae). Mol. Biol. Evol. 20 (3): 338-350. 

KOCH, M., HUTHMANN, M., BERNHARDT, K.-G. (2003): Cardamine amara L. (Brassicaceae) in dynamic habitats: Genetic composition and diversity of seed bank and established populations. Basic and Applied Ecology 4 (4): 339-348.  

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K., AL-SHEHBAZ, I. A. (2003): Molecular Systematics, Evolution, and Population Biology in the Mustard Family (Brassicaceae): A review of a decade of studies. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 90: 151-171.

FISCHER, M., SCHÜTZ, W., KOCH, M., BERNHARDT, K.-G. (2003): Special feature: Plant population biology in a multidisciplinary context. Basic and Applied Ecology 4 (4): 285-286.

KOCH, M. (2003): Molecular Phylogenetics, Evolution and Population Biology in the Brassicaceae. in: Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution. Vol. 1: Phanerogams. (eds. Sharma A.K., Sharma A.). Science Publishers, Inc. Enfield, New Hampshire, USA. pp. 1-35.


__________   2002

HEENAN, P. B., MITCHELL, A. D., KOCH, M. (2002): Molecular systematics of the New Zealand Pachycladon (Brassicaceae) complex: generic circumscription and relationships to Arabidopsis s.l. and Arabis s.l. New Zealand Journal of Botany 40: 543-562.

KOCH, M. (2002): Genetic differentiation and speciation in prealpine Cochlearia (Brassicaceae): Allohexaploid Cochlearia bavarica (Brassicaceae) compared to its diploid ancestor Cochlearia pyrenaica in Germany and Austria. Plant Syst. Evol. 232 (1-2): 35-49.   

KOCH, M., AL-SHEHBAZ, I. (2002): Molecular data indicate complex intra- and intercontinental differentiation of American Draba (Brassicaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 89 (1): 88-109. 


__________   2001

KOCH, M., HAUBOLD, B., MITCHELL-OLDS, T. (2001): Molecular systematics of the cruciferae: Evidence from coding plastome matK and nuclear CHS sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 88 (2): 534-544.   

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K. (2001): Thlaspi s.str. (Brassicaceae) versus Thlaspi s.l.: morphological and anatomical characters in the light of molecular data. Plant Syst. Evol. 227: 209-225. 

KOCH, M., WEISSHAAR, B., KROYMANN, J., HAUBOLD, B., MITCHELL-OLDS, T. (2001): Comparative genomics and regulatory evolution: conservation and function of the Chs and Apetala3 promoters. Mol. Biol. Evol. 18 (10): 1882-1891.                    

KRIECHBAUM, M., KOCH, M. (2001) Coleanthus subtilis (Poaceae) - rediscovered. Neilreichia 1: 51-56.

KOCH, M. (2001) Arabidopsis: Molecular Systematics and Evolution. in: Encyclopedia of Genetics (eds. Brenner S., Miller J.). Academic Press, New York. ISBN 0-12-227080-0.

KOCH, M., BERNHARDT K.-G. (eds.) (2001): Evolution and Plasticity in Plant Populations. Contributions to the 14th meeting of the working group “Population Biology of Plants“ of the Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ). pp. 83. Institut für Botanik, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien. ISBN 3-902180-00-5.


__________   2000

ACARKAN, A., ROßBERG, M., KOCH, M., SCHMIDT, R. (2000): Comparative genome analysis reveals extensive conservation of genome organization for Arabidopsis thaliana and Capsella rubella. Plant Journal 23 (1): 55-62.

KOCH, M., AL-SHEHBAZ, A. (2000): Systematics of Chinese Genera Yinshania, Hilliella, and Cochleariella (Brassicaceae): Evidence from plastid trnL intron and nuclear ITS DNA sequence data. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 87 (2): 246-272.

KOCH, M., HAUBOLD, B., MITHCHELL-OLDS, T. (2000): Comparative evolutionary analysis of chalcone synthase and alcohol dehydrogenase loci in Arabidopsis, Arabis and related genera. Mol. Biol. Evol. 17 (10): 1483-1498.

STOTZ, H.U., BISHOP, J., BERGMANN, C. W., KOCH, M., ALBERSHEIM, P., DARVILL, A.G., LABAVITCH J.M. (2000): Evidence for divergent selection of amino acid sites in the evolution of fungal polygalacturonases and their plant inhibitors. Physiol. Mol. Plant Pathol. 56: 117-130.


__________   1999

KOCH, M., BISHOP, J., MITCHELL-OLDS, T. (1999): Molecular systematics and evolution of Arabidopsis and Arabis. Plant Biology 1: 529-537.        

KOCH, M., HURKA H. (1999): Isozyme analysis in the polyploid complex Microthlaspi perfoliatum (L.) F.K. MEYER: Morphology, biogeography and evolutionary history. Flora 194: 33-48. 

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K., HURKA. H. (1999): Molecular phylogenetics of Cochlearia L. and allied genera based on chloroplast trnL intron and nuclear ribosomal ITS DNA sequence analysis contradict traditional classification. Plant Syst. Evol. 216: 207-230.   

SCHMIDT, R., ACARKAN, A., KOCH, M., ROSSBERG, M. (1999): A strategy for physical comparative mapping in cruciferous plants. In: Plant Evolution in Man-made Habitats, Proceedings of the VIIth Symposium of the International Organization of Plant Biosystematics, LWD van Raamsdonk & JCM den Nijs (eds). Hugo de Vries Laboratory, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. pp. 183-196.

KOCH M. (1999) Die Schwermetallvegetation im südlichen Osnabrücker Land. LÖBF Schriftenreihe Band 16: 259-270. in: Naturschutz-Rahmen-Konzeption Galmeifluren NRW. Landesanstalt für Ökologie, Bodenordnung und Forsten/Landesamt für Agrarordnung NRW, Recklinghausen.


__________   1998

KOCH, M., HUTHMANN, M., HURKA, H. (1998): Isozymes, speciation and evolution in the polyploid complex Cochlearia L. (Brassicaceae). Botanica Acta 111: 451-466.  

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K., HURKA, H. (1998): Molecular Biogeography and Evolution of the Microthlaspi perfoliatum s. l. Polyploid Complex (Brassicaceae): Chloroplast DNA and Nuclear Ribosomal DNA Restriction Site Variation. Can. J. Bot. 76: 382-396.                     

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K., HURKA. H. (1998): Systematics and evolutionary history of heavy metal tolerant Thlaspi caerulescens in Western Europe: Evidence from genetic studies based on isozyme analysis. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 26: 823-838.      

BERNHARDT, K.-G., JÜRGENS, S., KOCH, M. (1998) Die Entwicklung von Vegetation und Pflanzenpopulationen nach Vegetationsumsetzungen als Revitalisierungsmaßnahmen von Kalkmagerrasen am Beispiel Silberberg, Osnabrück. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 120 (2): 249-274.


__________   1997

MUMMENHOFF, K., FRANZKE, A., KOCH, M. (1997): Molecular data reveal convergence in fruit characters, traditionally used in the classification of Thlaspi s.l. (Brassicaceae) - Evidence from ITS-DNA sequences. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 125: 183-199.  

MUMMENHOFF, K., FRANZKE, A., KOCH, M. (1997): Molecular phylogenetics of Thlaspi s.l. (Brassicaceae) based on chloroplast DNA restriction site variation and sequences of the internal transcribed spacer of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Canadian J. Bot. 75: 469-482.     

BLEEKER W., HURKA H., KOCH M. (1997) Zum Vorkommen und zur Morphologie von Nasturtium sterile (Airy Shaw) Oef. in Südwestniedersachsen und angrenzenden Gebieten. Flor. Rundbriefe 31 (1): 1-8.    

KOCH M. (1997) Kurznotiz zur südlichen Ausbreitung des Dänischen Löffelkrauts (Cochlearia danica L.) in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Flor. Rundbr. 31 (2): 136-138.      

KOCH M. (1997) Zur Systematik und Verbreitung des Polyploidkomplexes Thlaspi perfoliatum L. [Microthlaspi perfoliatum (L.) F. K: Meyer] in Deutschland. Osnabr. Naturwiss. Mitt. 23: 157-168.


__________   1996

KOCH, M., HURKA, H., MUMMENHOFF, K. (1996): Chloroplast DNA restriction site variation and RAPD-analyses in Cochlearia (Brassicaceae). Biosystematics and speciation processes. Nordic Journal of Botany 16 (6): 585-604.          

ZUNK, K., MUMMENHOFF, K., KOCH, M., HURKA, H. (1996): Phylogenetic relationships of Thlaspi s.l. (subtribe Thlaspidinae, Lepidieae) and allied genera based on chloroplast DNA restriction site variation. Theor. Appl. Genet 92: 375-381.  

KOCH M., BERNHARDT K.-G. (1996) Development and management of limestone grasslands. Natur und Landschaft 71: 63-69. 

KOCH M. (1996) Das Naturschutzgebiet Silberberg. Eine botanische Besonderheit im Landkreis Osnabrück. Heimatjahrbuch des Landkreises Osnabrücks. pp. 292-300. Landkreis Osnabrück.   

KOCH M. (1996) Der Index Seminum des Botanischen Gartens Osnabrück. - Die Bedeutung wissenschaftlicher Saatgutsammlungen für den Artenschutz. Gärtnerischer Botanischer Brief 125: 21-25.  

KOCH M. (1996) Zur Ausbreitung des Dänisches Löffelkrautes (Cochlearia danica L.) als Küstensippe in das Niedersächsische Binnenland. Flor. Rundbr 30 (1): 20-23.     


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BERNHARDT K.-G., KOCH M. (1994) Eingeführte Pflanzen aus Europa als Bestandteil der Vegetation Costa Ricas (Zentralamerika). Bauhinia 11 (2): 121-127.       

MUMMENHOFF K., KOCH M. (1994): Chloroplast DNA restriction site variation and phylogenetic relationships in the genus Thlaspi sensu lato (Brassicaceae). Syst. Bot. 19 (1): 73-88. 

MUMMENHOFF  K., KUHNT E., KOCH M., ZUNK K. (1994): Systematic implications of chloroplast DNA variation in Lepidium sections Cardamon, Lepiocardamon, and Lepia (Brassicaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 196: 75-88.       

KOCH, M., MUMMENHOFF, K., ZUNK, K. (1993): Isoelektrische Fokussierung der Untereinheiten der Rubisco in Thlaspi (Brassicaceae): Weitere Hinweise auf eine Formengattung. Feddes Repert. 104: 371-381.

KOCH, M., PLANTHOLT, U., ZUNK, K., MUMMENHOFF, K., HURKA, H. (1993): Chloroplasten-DNA als Marker zur Sippendifferenzierung. pp. 85-100. In: K.-G. BERNHARDT, H. HURKA (Hrsg.). Natur & Wissenschaft. Solingen. ISBN 3-927889-09-1.

BERNHARDT K.-G., KOCH M. (1993) Vorkommen und Vergesellschaftung von Elatine hexandra im Emsland (Niedersachsen). Flor. Rundbr. 27: 32-37.

KOCH M. (1991) Zur Kenntnis von Juncus ensifolius WIKSTRÖM 1823. Ein Neufund aus dem Südkreis von Osnabrück. Osnabr. naturwiss. Mitt. 17: 171-174.

KOCH M., KUHN L. (1989) Das Minuartio-Thlaspietum alpestris KOCH 1932, eine Pflanzengesellschaft schwermetallhaltiger Böden im Hüggelgebiet, Landkreis Osnabrück. Osnabr. naturwiss. Mitt. 15: 137-154.