Cristina Ganuza Vallejo
Telephone:+49 (0)931 / 31-86893
University of Würzburg
Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology
Biocenter - Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg, Germany
- Landscape Ecology and Agroecology.
- Pollination and plant-pollinator interactions.
- Effects of climate change and land use on biodiversity and ecosystem services.
LandKlif - Effects of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services in semi-natural, agricultural and urban landscapes and strategies for management of climate change. Subproject 1 - Climate change in a landscape context: functional biodiversity, biotic ecosystem services and data synthesis.
12/2018 - Present: PhD candidate - Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology Group (Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg).
- Project title: Understanding the effects of climate and land use change on pollinator communities, their interactions with plants and antagonists, and their services to wild plants and crops – LandKlif. Main supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter.
03/2018 - 08/2018: Research assistant - Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation Group (PEN) (Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands).
- Project title: The relative importance of wild pollinators as an agricultural input in seed production.
02/2016 – 12/2017: MSc in Biology (Conservation and Systems Ecology). Wageningen University and Research (the Netherlands).
MSc thesis in the Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation Group (PEN) - Wageningen UR (the Netherlands).
- Thesis title: The role of sown wildflower strips in supporting pollinators on blueberry farms in the Netherlands - FP7-project LIBERATION. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ir. David Kleijn.
MSc internship in the Agroecology Group - Georg-August University Göttingen (Germany).
- Internship title: How does habitat fragmentation affect plant and pollinator communities and the interactions among them in calcareous grasslands? Supervisors: Dr. Felipe Librán-Embid and Prof. Dr. Teja Tscharntke.
09/2011 – 07/2015: BSc in Biology. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain).
BSc thesis in the Parasitism Ecology group (Department of Evolutionary Ecology) - Natural Science Museum-CSIC (Spain).
- Thesis title: Effect of the elimination of ectoparasites on blue tits' parental effort. Supervisors: Dr. Elisa P. Badás and Prof. Dr. Santiago Merino.
Haro, E., Scheper, J., Colombari, F., Ganuza, C., de Groot, A.G., van Kats, R., Kleijn, D. 2018. Landscape-scale forest cover increases the abundance of Drosophila suzukii and parasitoid wasps. Basic and Applied Ecology, 31: 33-43.