Genious Web

Unit of Population Genetics and Provenance Research



  • Zimmer M, Auge H, von Wühlisch G, Schueler S, Haase J, (2014) Environment rather than genetic background explains intraspecific variation in the protein-precipitating capacity of phenolic compounds in beech litter Plant Ecology & Diversity, DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2013.871655
  • Schueler S, Falk W, Koskela J, Lefèvre F, Bozzano M, Hubert J, Kraigher H, Longauer R, Olrik DC (2014) Vulnerability of dynamic genetic conservation units of forest trees in Europe to climate change. Global Change Biology, 20: 1498−1511.


  • Homolka A, Schueler S, Burg K, Fluch S, Kremer A (2013) Insights into specific drought adaptation of two European oak species revealed by nucleotide diversity of candidate genes. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 9: 1179−1192
  • Vinceti B, Loo J, Gaisberger H, van Zonneveld M, Schueler S, Konrad H, Kadu CAC, Geburek T (2013) Conservation priorities for Prunus africana defined with the aid of spatial analysis of genetic data and climatic variables. PLoS ONE, 8: e59987. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059987
  • Kadu CAC, Konrad H, Schueler S, Muluvi CM, Eyog-Matig O, Muchugi A, Williams VL, Ramamonjisoa L, Kapinga C, Foahom B, Katsvanga C, Hafashimana D, Obama C, Geburek T (2013) Divergent pattern of nuclear genetic diversity across the range of the Afromontane Prunus africana mirrors variable climate of African highlands. Annals of Botany, 111: 47−60.
  • Lefèvre F, Koskela J, Hubert J, Kraigher H, Longauer R, Olrik DC, Schueler S, Bozzano M, Alizoti P, Bakys R, Baldwin C, Ballian D, Black-Samuelsson S, Bednarova D, Bordács S, Collin E, de Cuyper B, de Vries SM, Eysteinsson T, Frýdl J, Haverkamp M, Ivankovic M, Konrad H, Koziol C, Maaten T, Notivol Paino E, Oztürk H, Pandeva ID, Parnuta G, Pilipovic A, Postolache D, Ryan C, Steffenrem A, Varela MC, Vessella F, Volosyanchuk RT, Westergren M, Wolter F, Yrjänä L, Zariηa I (2013) Conservation of forest genetic resources at a continental scale: lessons from a pan-European network across 33 countries. Conservation Biology, 27: 373−384
  • Koskela J, Lefèvre F, Schueler S, Kraigher H, Olrik DC, Hubert J, Longauer R, Bozzano M, Yrjänä L, Alizoti P, Rotach P, Vietto L, Bordács S, Myking T, Eysteinsson T, Souvannavong O, Fady F, De Cuyper B, Heinze H, von Wuehlisch G, Ducousso A, Ditlevsen B (2013) Translating conservation genetics into management: Pan-European minimum requirements for dynamic conservation units of forest tree genetic diversity. Biological Conservation, 157: 39-49.
  • Schueler, S., Kapeller, S., Konrad, H., Mengl, M., Bozzano, M., Koskela, J., Lefèvre, F., Hubert, J., Kraigher, H., Longauer, R., Olrik, D.C. (2013) Adaptive genetic diversity of forest trees: promise for future forests and a threatened resource - a case study on Norway spruce in Austria. Biodiversity and Conservation, 22: 1151⿿1166


  • Kadu CA, Parich A, Schueler S, Konrad H, Muluvi GM, Eyog-Matig O, Muchugi A, Williams VL, Ramamonjisoa L, Kapinga C, Foahom B, Katsvanga C, Hafashimana D, Obama C, Vinceti B, Schumacher R, Geburek T (2012) Bioactive constituents in Prunus africana: Geographical variation throughout Africa and associations with environmental and genetic parameters. Phytochemistry, 83:70−78.
  • Schüler S, Liesebach M, Wühlisch Georg von (2012) Genetische Variation und Plastizitÿt des Blattaustriebs von Herkÿnften der Rot-Buche. Landbauforschung, 62: 211−220.
  • Schmitt U, Seo J-W, Kriebitzsch W-U, Schüler S, Potsch T (2012) Holzbildungsdynamik von Rot-Buche (Fagus sylvatica L.) verschiedener Herkÿnfte. Landbauforschung, 62: 237−246.
  • Sultangaziev O, Konrad H, Schueler S, Geburek T (2012) North-south population subdivision of Juniperus seravschanica in Kyrgyzstan revealed through novel chloroplast DNA markers. Journal of Systematics and Evolution., 50: 411−421
  • Kremer, A., Ronce, O., Robledo-Arnuncio, J.J., Guillaume, F., Bohrer, B., Nathan, R., Bridle, J.R., Gomulkiewicz, R., Klein, E.K., Ritland, K., Kuparinen, A., Gerber, S., Schueler, S. (2012) Long distance gene flow and adaptation of forest trees to rapid climate change. Ecology Letters, 15: 378−392
  • Kapeller, S., Lexer, M.J., Geburek, T. Hiebeler, J. Schueler, S. (2012) Intraspecific variation in climate response of Norway spruce in the eastern alpine range: Selecting appropriate provenances for future climate. Forest Ecology and Management, 271: 46−57
  • Buschbom, J., Gimmerthal, S., Kirschner, P., Michalczyk, I.M., Sebbenn, A., Schueler, S., Schlünzen, K.H., Degen, B. (2012) Spatial composition of pollen-mediated gene flow in sessile oak. Forstarchiv, 83, 12−18. DOI 10.4432/0300-4112-83-12


  • Kadu, C.A.C., Schueler, S., Konrad, H., Muluvi, G.M.M ., Eyog-Matig, O., Muchugi, A., Williams, V.L., Ramamonjisoa, L., Kapinga, C., Foahom, B., Katsvanga, C., Hafashimana, D., Obama, C., Geburek, T. (2011) Phylogeography of the Afromontane endemic Prunus africana reveals a former migration corridor between East and West African highlands. Molecular Ecology, 20: 165−178, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04931.x
  • Kapeller, S., Schröder, H., Schueler, S., (2011) Modelling the spatial population dynamics of the green oak leaf roller (Tortrix viridana) using density dependent competitive interactions: effects of herbivore mortality and varying host-plant quality. Ecological Modelling, 222: 1293−1302, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.01.005


  • Schiessl, E., Grabner, M., Geburek, T., Schueler, S. (2010) Rear edge populations as alternative seed sources for a changing climate - A genetic and growth analysis of sub-montane Norway spruce in Austria. Silva Fennica, 44: 615−627
  • Grabner, M., Karanitsch-Ackerl, S., Schüler, S. (2010) The influence of drought on density of Norway spruce wood. In: Kúdela, J., Lagaňa, R. (Eds.) Wood Structure and Properties ’10. Arbora Publishers, Zvolen, Slovakia, pp.27−33.
  • Arthofer, W., Schueler, S., Steiner, F.M., Schlick-Steiner, B.C. (2010) Chloroplast DNA based studies in molecular ecology may be compromised by nuclear encoded plastid sequence. Molecular Ecology, 19: 3853−3856.
  • Sultangaziev, O., Schueler, S., Geburek, T. (2010) Morphometric traits and sexual dimorphisms do not strongly differentiate populations of Zeravshan juniper (Juniperus seravschanica Kom.) in Kyrgyzstan. Flora, 205: 532−539.
  • Piringer M., Polreich E., Schüler S., Robitschek K. (2010) An epicodic event of pollen transport of European beech. Advances in Science & Research, 4: 1−3.


  • Mengl M., Geburek Th., Schueler S. (2009) Geographical pattern of haplotypic variation in Austrian native stands of Picea abies. Dendrobiology, 61(Supl): 117−118.
  • Aleksic; J.M., Schueler S., Mengl M., Geburek Th. (2009) EST-SSRS developed for other Picea species amplify in Picea omorika and reveal high genetic variation in two natural populations. Belgian Journal of Botany, 142: 89−95.


  • Liesebach, M., Schüler S., Weißenbacher L. (2008) Provenance trials with Grand fir (Abies grandis [D. Don] Lindl.) in Austria- suitability, growth performance and variation. Austrian Journal of Forest Science, 125, 183−200.


  • Schueler S., Tusch A., Scholz F. (2006) Comparative analysis of the within-population genetic structure in wild cherry (Prunus avium L.) at the self-incompatibility locus and nuclear microsatellites. Molecular Ecology, 15, 3231−3243.
  • Schueler, S., Schlünzen, K.H. (2006) Modelling of oak pollen dispersal on the landscape level with a mesoscale atmospherical model. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 11, 179−194.

- 2005

  • Schueler, S., Schlünzen, K.H., Scholz, F. (2005) Viability of oak pollen and its implications for long distance gene flow. Trees - Structure and Function, 19, 154−161.
  • Perner, J., Schueler, S. (2004) Density estimation of ground-dwelling arthropods with pitfall traps using a Nested-Cross array. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73, 469−477.
  • Schueler, S., Ziegenhagen, B., Scholz, F., Liesebach, H. (2004) Genetic structure of an insect pollinated forest tree: A study on Prunus avium L. using microsatellites. Forest Genetics, 11, 249−255.
  • Schüler, S., Degen, B., Scholz, F. (2003) Muster genetischer Diversität in Waldbaumpopulationen - Wirkungen von Forstwirtschaft und Fragmentierung. Nova Acta Leopoldina, NF 87 (328), 395−399.
  • Schueler, S., Tusch, A., Schuster, M., Ziegenhagen, B. (2003). Characterization of microsatellites in wild and sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) - markers for individual identification and reproductive processes. Genome, 46, 95-102.