Mihál Ivan

Mihál Ivan

FED Research Group

RNDr. Ivan Mihál, CSc.

Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Forest Ecology

Ľudovíta Štúra 1774/2
960 01 Zvolen
Phone: +421 45 5241 111, kl.300
Email: mihal@ife.sk


Education:

  • Institute of Botany of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
    (1992-1995 as a external PhD. student, PhD. in 1996)
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University, Bratislava
    (1984-1989, RNDr. in 1989)

Employment:

  • Institute of Forest Ecology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen
    (1989-present, from 1996 as a senior scientist)

Scientific activities:

  • mycofloristics and mycocoenological research of beech and Norway spruce stands
    (mainly managed and virgin forests)
  • monitoring of beech necrotic disease and phytopathological studies of woody plants
    faunistical research of arachnids (mainly the harvestmen – Opiliones) in Slovakia

Publications and projects:

  • Author and co-author of 135 original papers, 31papers in proceedings, 73 expertises and
    short communications, 2 book review (author of 6 papers in monographical works and co-
    editor of one monography)
  • Leader of two International projects (Slovakia – Bulgaria), leader of 3 internal projects of
    Agency VEGA and co-operation on 21 internal projects, leader of 4 doctorands

Languages:

  • Slovak (mother language)
  • Czech
  • Russian
  • English

Memberships:

  • member of the Slovak Mycological Society
  • member of the Slovak Entomological Society (presently SARAS, o.z.)
  • member of the International Society of Arachnology (USA)
  • member of the Grant Agency VEGA of the SAS Bratislava (2004-2008)
  • member of the Redaction board of the Kmetianum – Zborník SNM Martin (2005-present)
  • member of the Redaction board of the Nauka za Gorata – Forest Science, Forest Research
    Institute of BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria (2014-present)

Others:

  • founder member and president of the Young Nature Conservationist in Sirk village (1979-
    1984)
  • co-author of subject words of the Encyclopaedia Beliana, SAS Bratislava
  • hobbies: tourism, factual, historical and military literature, kit of aircraft models

List of my publications:

2018

Luptáková, Eva; Mihál, Ivan

Ektomykorízne makromycéty v monokultúrnych smrečinách rôzneho veku na bývalej poľnohospodárskej pôde – zhodnotenie za rok 2016 Journal Article

Zprávy lesnického výzkumu, 63 (3), pp. 195-205, 2018.

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Mišíková, Oľga; Mihál, Ivan; Račko, Vladimír

Alterations in wood and bark structure of apple tree (Malus domestica) caused by Neonectria ditissima fungus Journal Article

Acta Facultatis Xylologiae, 60 (1), pp. 5-12, 2018.

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Luptáková, Eva; Parák, Michal; Mihál, Ivan

Structure of fungal communities (Ascomycota, Basidiomycota) in Western Carpathian submontane forest stands under different managements Journal Article

Mycosphere, 9 (6), pp. 1053-1072, 2018.

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Early stage litter decomposition across biomes

Djukic, Ika; Kepfer-Rojas, Sebastian; Schmidt, Inger Kappel; Larsen, Klaus Steenberg; Beier, Claus; Berg, Björn; Verheyen, Kris; Barna, Milan; Mihál, Ivan; et. al,

Early stage litter decomposition across biomes Journal Article

Science of the Total Environment, 628-629 (1), pp. 1369-1394, 2018, ISSN: 0378-1127.

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Mihál, Ivan; Luptáková, Eva

K poznaniu mykoflóry dvoch lesných porastov s rôznym zastúpením smreka v CHKO-BR Poľana Journal Article

Natura Carpatica, (59), pp. 25-33, 2018, ISBN: 978-80-89093-53-3.

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2017

Response of ground-dwelling harvestman assemblages (Arachnida: Opiliones) to European beech forest canopy cover

Černecká, Ľudmila; Mihál, Ivan; Jarčuška, Benjamín

Response of ground-dwelling harvestman assemblages (Arachnida: Opiliones) to European beech forest canopy cover Journal Article

European Journal of Entomology, (114), pp. 334-342, 2017.

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Takasuka, Keizo; Korenko, Stanislav; Kysilková, Kristýna; Štefánik, Martin; Černecká, Ľudmila; Mihál, Ivan; Dolejš, Petr; Holý, Kamil

Host utilization of koinobiont spider-ectoparasitoids (Ichneumonidae,Ephialtini, Polysphincta genus-group) associated with Cyclosa spp.(Araneae, Araneidae) across the Palaearctic Journal Article

Zoologischer Anzeiger, (267), pp. 8-14, 2017.

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Mihál, Ivan; Černecká, Ľudmila

Structure of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) communities in different, antthropically disturbed beech ecosystems (Western Carpathians, Slovakia) Journal Article

Vestnik zoologii, 51 (3), pp. 259-270, 2017.

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Mihál, Ivan; Luptáková, Eva

Lignicolous macromycetes in spruce monocultures at Vrch Dobroč locality (Central Slovakia) Journal Article

Catathelasma, (18), pp. 5-17, 2017.

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Ferezliev, Angel; Tsakov, Hristo; Mihál, Ivan; Barna, Milan; Cicák, Alojz

Peculiarities in structure according diameter in stands updet by the hurricane in the West Rhodopes. Journal Article

Nauka za Gorata - Forest Science, (1-2), pp. 53-63, 2017, ISSN: 0861-007X.

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2016

nad Blanár, Ivan Mihál Drahoš

Slizovky a huby (Myxomycota, Ascomycota, Basidiomycota) Prírodnej rezervácie Fabova hoľa v Národnom parku Muránska planina Journal Article

Natura Carpatica, (57), pp. 7-24, 2016.

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Mihál, Ivan

Kosce (Arachnida, Opiliones) Prírodnej rezervácie Šujské rašelinisko (severozápadné Slovensko) Journal Article

Folia Faunistica Slovaca, 21 (2), pp. 109-114, 2016.

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Mihál, I; Luptáková, E

Monitoring mykoflóry smrekových monokultúr na bývalých nelesných pôdach a perspektívy ďalšieho výskumu Journal Article

Životné prostredie, 50 (2), pp. 108-117, 2016.

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Mihál, I; Ľuptáková, E

Drevokazné makromycéty v smrekových monokultúrach na bývalých nelesných pôdach lokality Vrch Dobroč v minulosti – 1. etapa výskumu Inproceedings

Hlaváč, M; Vidholcová, Z (Ed.): Ochrana drevín a dreva 2016, pp. 41-48, TU Zvolen, 2016.

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Mihál, I; Gáper, J; Ľuptáková, E

História a perspektívy mykologického výskumu na lokalite Vrch Dobroč Journal Article

Sprav. Slov. Mykol. Spol., 44 , pp. 7-16, 2016.

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2015

Mihál, Ivan; Blanár, Drahoš; Glejdura, Stanislav

Enhancing knowledge of mycoflora (Myxomycota, Zygomycota, Ascomycota, Basidiomycota) in oakhornbeam forests in the vicinity of the magnesite plants at Lubeník and Jelšava (central Slovakia) Journal Article

Thaiszia - J. Bot., 25 (2), pp. 121-142, 2015.

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Mihál, Ivan; Astaloš, Boris; Černecká, Ľudmila; Gajdoš, Peter; Šestáková, Anna; Žila, Pavel

K poznaniu koscov (Arachnida,Opiliones) vybraných lokalít na strednom a východnom Slovensku Journal Article

Folia Faunistica Slovaca, 20 (1), pp. 31-35, 2015.

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Mihál, Ivan; Gajdoš, Peter; Žila, Pavel

Harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) of open biotopes in the Poloniny National Park (north-eastern Slovakia) Journal Article

Fragmenta Faunistica, 58 (1), pp. 51-58, 2015.

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Mihál, Ivan; Cicák, Alojz; Tsakov, Hristo

Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) bark necrotic damage as a serious phytopathological problem in Central and Southeastern Europe Journal Article

Journal of Forest Science, 61 (1), pp. 7-17, 2015.

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2014

Mihál, Ivan; Cicák, Alojz; Tsakov, Hristo

Actual status of beech bark necrotic disease in south-west Bulgaria Journal Article

Nauka za Gorata - Forest Science, (1/2), pp. 63-73, 2014.

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Mihál, Ivan; Cicák, Alojz; Tsakov, Hristo

Fungi of the genus Nectria s.l. (Bionectriaceae, Nectriaceae, Hypocreales, Ascomycota) in Bulgaria and their phytopathological significance Journal Article

Silva Balcanica, 15 (2), pp. 5-13, 2014.

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Mihál, Ivan; Gajdoš, Peter; Dankaninová, Lenka; Černecká, Ľudmila

Kosce (Opiliones) fragmentárnych spoločenstiev vo vinohradníckej krajine Svätý Jur (Malé Karpaty) Journal Article

Folia Faunistica Slovaca, 19 (1), pp. 9-14, 2014.

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Šestáková, Anna; Mihál, Ivan

Carinostoma elegans new to the Slovakian harvestmen fauna (Opiliones, Dyspnoi, Nemastomatidae) Journal Article

Arachnologische Mitteilungen, (48), pp. 16-23, 2014.

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Mihál, I; Blanár, D

Fungi and slime molds of alder and willow alluvial forests of the upper part of the Muránka river (central Slovakia) Journal Article

Folia Oecologica, 41 (2), pp. 153-172, 2014, ISSN: 1336-5266.

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Mihál, I; Cicák, A; Tsakov, H

Selected biotic vectors transmitting beech bark necrotic disease in Central and South-Eastern Europe Journal Article

Folia Oecologica, 41 (1), pp. 62-74, 2014, ISSN: 1336-5266.

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2013

Beech bark necrosis: partitioning the environmental and spatial variation of the damage severity in Central and South-Eastern Europe

Jarčuška, B; Mihál, I; Cicák, A; Tsakov, H

Beech bark necrosis: partitioning the environmental and spatial variation of the damage severity in Central and South-Eastern Europe Journal Article

Annals of Forest Research, 56 , pp. 317-338, 2013.

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