Marcel Rejmanek

Marcel Rejmanek

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

  • Evolution and Ecology

Research Interests

Predicting and quantifying the risk of invasions by plants. Role of spatial aggregation in competition among different plant species. Plant community classification and dynamics. Modeling. Tropical ecology: seed dispersal and regeneration of tropical forests.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1970 RNDr Charles University, Czechoslovakia
  • 1977 Ph.D. in Plant Ecology, Charles University
  • Simberloff, D. and M. Rejmanek, eds. 2011. Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. University of California Press, Berkeley, 765 pages.
  • Brewer S and M Rejmanek. 1999. Small rodents are significant dispersers of tree seeds in a Neotropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 10:206-215
  • Rejmanek M and DM Richardson. 1996. What attributes make some plant species more invasive?. Ecology. 77:1655-1661
  • Aslan, C. and M. Rejmanek. 2012. Native fruit traits may mediate dispersal competition between native and non-native plants. NeoBiota 12: 1-24.
  • Grotkopp, E. and M. Rejmanek. 2007. High seedling relative growth rate and specific leaf area are traits of invasive species: phylogenetically independent contrasts of woody angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 94: 526-532.