Ditmarová Ľubica

Ditmarová Ľubica

Zvolen

RNDr. Ditmarová Ľubica, PhD.

Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Forest Ecology
Head of Ecophysiology research group
Ľudovíta Štúra 1774/2
960 01 Zvolen
Phone: +421 45 5332 158
Email: ditmarova@sav.savzv.sk


Specialization:

  • Main field
    • ecophysiological research of forest ecosystems
  • Other fields
    • physiological processes, abiotic stress, drought stress, plant stress, environmental plant physiology, adaptive potential of forest trees populations, climate changes
  • Current research interest
    • analyses of stress impacts on forest ecosystems connected with global climate changes
    • physiological responses of forest trees to abiotic stress factors, especially drought
    • identification of environmental vulnerability and adaptive potential of forest trees populations under changing climate

Education:

  • Ph.D study in Dpt. of Phytology (1996-2001), Technical University, Faculty of Forestry, Zvolen, Slovakia (specialization: Forest phytology, Ecophysiology)
  • Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia MS (RNDr) degree in Protection of Natural Environment (1981-1986)

Academic employment:

  • Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Zvolen, Slovakia (November 1988 – present)
    • Director of the Institute of Forest Ecology (since 2016)
    • Deputy director of the Institute of Forest Ecology (2011-2016)
    • Head of Ecophysiology research group (since 2010)
    • Senior Scientist (2009 – present)
  • Technical University, Faculty of Forestry, Dpt. of Natural Environment, Zvolen, Slovakia
    • Assistant lecturer (1987-1988)
  • Research Institute of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
    • Researcher

Projects:

  • VEGA 2/4159/04 – Physiological processes, production and health state of mountain forest ecosystems on the model area of Biosphere Reserve Poľana
  • VEGA 2/0032/08 – Response of spruce trees (Picea abies L Karst) to drought stress, studied on the background of selected physiological variables
  • VEGA 2/006/11 – Eco-physiological response of selected provenances of woody plants to drought
  • VEGA 2/0034/14 – Stress state identification in forest woody plants by a comprehensive eco-physiological approach
  • APVV-0436-10 – Effect of water deficit to physiological and growth processes of selected beech and spruce provenances
  • APVV-0135-12 – Adaptive genetic potential of forest tree populations in the context of climate change” (on behalf project partner – Institute of Forest Ecology)
  • APVV-0480-12 – Nutrient-energy cycles as disturbance indicators of terrestrial ecosystems” (on behalf project partner – Institute of Forest Ecology)
  • APVV-16-0526 – Identification of environmental vulnerability and adaptive potential of spruce populations under changing climate

Cooperation with international projects:

  • 5.FP EU – MERCI HPRI-2001-00186
  • 6.FP EU – CARBOMONT EVK 2 – CT 2001 – 00125
  • COST action FP 1106 STReeSS (2012-2016)
  • COST action CA15226 CLIMO (2016-2020)


List of my publications:

2017

Nucleotide polymorphisms associated with climate, phenology and physiological traits in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.)

Krajmerová, D; Hrivnák, M; Ditmarová, Ľ; Jamnická, G; Kmeť, J; Kurjak, D; Gömöry, D

Nucleotide polymorphisms associated with climate, phenology and physiological traits in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Journal Article

New Forests, 48 (3), pp. 463-477, 2017.

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2016

Desiccation and Mortality Dynamics in Seedlings of Different European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Populations under Extreme Drought Conditions

Bolte, A; Czajkowski, T; Cocozza, C; Tognetti, R; De_Miguel, M; Pšídová, E; Ditmarová, Ľ; Dinca, L; Dlezon, S; Cochard, H; Ræbild, A; De_Luis, M; Cvjetkovic, B; Heiri, C; Müller, J

Desiccation and Mortality Dynamics in Seedlings of Different European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Populations under Extreme Drought Conditions Journal Article

Front. Plant Sci., 7 (751), 2016.

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The response of intra-annual stem circumference increase of young European beech provenances to 2012-2014 weather variability

Ježík, M; Blaženec, M; Kučera, J; Střelcová, K; Ditmarová, Ľ

The response of intra-annual stem circumference increase of young European beech provenances to 2012-2014 weather variability Journal Article

i-Forest, 9 (6), pp. 960-969, 2016, ISSN: 1971-7458.

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Variation in Ecophysiological Traits and Drought Tolerance of Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Seedlings from Different Populations

Cocozza, C; De_Miguel, M; Pšidová, E; Ditmarová, Ľ; Marino, S; Maiuro, L; Alvino, A; Czajkowski, T; Bolte, A; Tognetti, R

Variation in Ecophysiological Traits and Drought Tolerance of Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) Seedlings from Different Populations Journal Article

Front. Plant Sci., 7 (886), 2016.

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2015

Differentiation in phenological and physiological traits in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.).

Gömöry, D; Ditmarová, Ľ; Hrivnák, M; Jamnická, G; Kmeť, J; Krajmerová, D; Kurjak, D

Differentiation in phenological and physiological traits in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Journal Article

European Journal of Forest Research, 134 (6), pp. 1075–1085, 2015.

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Assessing seasonal drought stress response in Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) by monitoring stem circumference and sap flow

Ježík, M; Blaženec, M; Letts, M G; Ditmarová, Ľ; Sitková, Z; Střelcová, K

Assessing seasonal drought stress response in Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) by monitoring stem circumference and sap flow Journal Article

Ecohydrology, 8 (3), pp. 378–386, 2015.

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Photosynthetic response of beech seedlings of different origin to water deficit

Pšidová, E; Ditmarová, Ľ; Jamnická, G; Kurjak, D; Majerová, J; Czajkowski, T; Bolte, A

Photosynthetic response of beech seedlings of different origin to water deficit Journal Article

Photosynthetica, 53 (2), pp. 187–194, 2015.

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2013

Differences in transpiration of Norway spruce drought stressed trees and trees well supplied with water

Střelcová, K; Kurjak, D; Leštianska, A; Kovalčíková, D; Ditmarová, Ľ; Škvarenina, J; Ahmed, Y A R

Differences in transpiration of Norway spruce drought stressed trees and trees well supplied with water Journal Article

Biologia, 68 (6), pp. 1118–1122, 2013.

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The soil hydrogel improved photosynthetic performance of beech seedlings treated under drought

Jamnická, G; Ditmarová, Ľ; Kurjak, D; Kmeť, J; Pšidová, E; Macková, M; Gömöry, D; Střelcová, K

The soil hydrogel improved photosynthetic performance of beech seedlings treated under drought Journal Article

Plant Soil and Environment, 59 (10), pp. 446-451, 2013.

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2012

Physiological response of irrigated and non-irrigated Norway spruce trees as a consequence of drought in field conditions

Kurjak, D; Střelcová, K; Ditmarová, Ľ; Priwitzer, T; Kmeť, J; Homolák, M; Pichler, V

Physiological response of irrigated and non-irrigated Norway spruce trees as a consequence of drought in field conditions Journal Article

European Journal of Forest Research, 131 (6), pp. 1737–1746, 2012.

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2011

Drought and aluminium as stress factors in Norway spruce (Picea abies [L.]Karst) seedlings

Slugeňová, K; Ditmarová, Ľ; Kurjak, D; Váľka, J

Drought and aluminium as stress factors in Norway spruce (Picea abies [L.]Karst) seedlings Journal Article

Journal of Forest Science, 57 (12), pp. 547-554, 2011.

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The impact of the 2003-2008 weather variability on intra-annual stem diameter changes of beech trees at a submontane site in central Slovakia

Ježík, M; Blaženec, M; Střelcová, K; Ditmarová, Ľ

The impact of the 2003-2008 weather variability on intra-annual stem diameter changes of beech trees at a submontane site in central Slovakia Journal Article

Dendrochronologia, 29 , pp. 227-235, 2011.

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2010

Physiological limits – a possible cause of spruce decline

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ; Priwitzer, T; Kurjak, D; Baláž, P; Blaženec, M

Physiological limits – a possible cause of spruce decline Journal Article

Beskydy, 3 (1), pp. 55-64, 2010, ISSN: 1803-2451.

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Physiological responses of Norway spruce (Picea abies) seedlings to drought stress

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kurjak, D; Palmroth, S; Kmeť, J; Střelcová, K

Physiological responses of Norway spruce (Picea abies) seedlings to drought stress Journal Article

Tree Physiol, 30 (2), pp. 205-213, 2010.

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2009

Canopy transpiration of mountain mixed forest as a function of environmetal conditions in boundary layer

Střelcová, K; Kučera, J; Fleischer, P; Giorgi, S; Gömöryová, E; Škvarenina, J; Ditmarová, Ľ

Canopy transpiration of mountain mixed forest as a function of environmetal conditions in boundary layer Journal Article

Biologia, 64 (3), pp. 507-511, 2009, ISSN: 1335-6372.

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Physiological aspects of yellowing of spruce advanced regeneration in area of the Kysucke Beskydy Mts.

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ; Priwitzer, T; Kurjak, D

Physiological aspects of yellowing of spruce advanced regeneration in area of the Kysucke Beskydy Mts. Journal Article

Beskydy, 2 (1), pp. 29-38, 2009, ISSN: 1803-2451.

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2008

Drought as stress factor and its role in spruce (Picea abies /L./ Karst) dieback

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ; Kurjak, D

Drought as stress factor and its role in spruce (Picea abies /L./ Karst) dieback Journal Article

Beskydy, 1 (3), pp. 39-46, 2008, ISSN: 1803-2451.

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2007

Mineral nutrition in relation to the Norway spruce forest decline in the region Horný Spiš (Northern Slovakia)

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kmeť, J; Ježík, M; Váľka, J

Mineral nutrition in relation to the Norway spruce forest decline in the region Horný Spiš (Northern Slovakia) Journal Article

Journal of Forest Science, 53 (3), pp. 93-100, 2007.

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2006

Effects of drought on selected physiological parameters of young beech trees under stress conditions

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kmeť, J; Střelcová, K; Gömöry, D

Effects of drought on selected physiological parameters of young beech trees under stress conditions Journal Article

Ekológia, 25 (1), pp. 1-12, 2006, ISSN: 1335-342X.

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2004

Effects of temperature on selected physiological parameters of young beech trees under stress conditions

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kmeť, J; Střelcová, K; Gömöry, D

Effects of temperature on selected physiological parameters of young beech trees under stress conditions Journal Article

Ekologia, 23 (2), pp. 152-161, 2004, ISSN: 1335-342X.

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2003

Ecophysiological aspects of beech growth (Fagus sylvatica L.) in different stress conditions

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ

Ecophysiological aspects of beech growth (Fagus sylvatica L.) in different stress conditions Journal Article

Silva Balcanica, 3 (1), pp. 91-102, 2003, ISSN: 1311-8706.

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2002

Health state of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) trees in terms of latent damage caused by immission load

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kmeť, J

Health state of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) trees in terms of latent damage caused by immission load Journal Article

Ekologia, 21 (2), pp. 42-52, 2002, ISSN: 1335-342X.

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Physiological and biochemical aspects of stress impact on beech saplings growing under varying site conditions

Ditmarová, Ľ; Kmeť, J

Physiological and biochemical aspects of stress impact on beech saplings growing under varying site conditions Journal Article

Biologia, 57 (4), pp. 533-540, 2002, ISSN: 1335-6372.

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2001

Bioindication of  beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) photosynthetic apparatus function conditions under stress circumstances

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ

Bioindication of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) photosynthetic apparatus function conditions under stress circumstances Journal Article

Ekologia, 20 (2), pp. 200-209, 2001, ISSN: 1335-342X.

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Physiological aspects of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) health condition in Slovakia

Kmeť, J; Ditmarová, Ľ

Physiological aspects of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) health condition in Slovakia Journal Article

Journal of Forest Science, 47 (9), pp. 377-386, 2001, ISSN: 1212-4834 2001.

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