Experimental Plant Ecology

Dr. Andrey Malyshev


Telefon: 03834 - 4204181

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Raum: 2.21

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Research areas:

  • Plant phenology under climate change
  • Plant drought and frost tolerance
  • Phenotypic plasticity
  • Plant-soil interactions


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Academic background      
2016-present Postdoctoral researcher Greifswald Germany
2012-2015 Doctoral degree in Natural Sciences Bayreuth Germany
2009-2011 Master's degree (Biology/Environment & Sustainability) London Canada
2005-2009 Bachelor's Biology degree Prince Edward Island Canada



Malyshev, A.V., Beil, I., Zohner, C.M., Garrigues, R., Campioli, M.
The clockwork of spring: bud dormancy timing as a driver of spring leaf-out in temperate deciduous trees,
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 349: 109957.

Melinda D. Smith et al. et. Kreyling, J., Malyshev, A.V., Beil, I., Blindow, I., Dahlke, S.,
Extreme drought impacts have been underestimated in grasslands and shrublands globally.
PNAS, Vol. 121 | No. 4


Malyshev, A.V., Blume-Werry, G., Spiller, O., Smiljanić, M., Weigel, R., Kolb, A., Nze, B.Y., Märker, F., Sommer, F.C.-F.J., Kinley, K., Ziegler, J., Pasang, P., Mahara, R., Joshi, S., Heinsohn, V. and Kreyling, J.
Warming nondormant tree roots advances aboveground spring phenology in temperate trees.
New Phytol, 240: 2276-2287.

Garrigues, R., Dox, I., Flores, O., Marchand, L.J., Malyshev A.V., Beemster, G., AbdElgawad, H., Janssens, I., Asard, H.,  Campioli, M.
Late autumn warming can both delay and advance spring budburst through contrasting effects on bud dormancy depth in Fagus sylvatica L.
Tree Physiology, tpad080.
doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpad080


Malyshev, A. V., van der Maaten, E., Garthen, A., Maß, D., Schwabe, M., & Kreyling, J.
Inter-Individual budburst variation in Fagus sylvatica is driven by warming rate.
Frontiers in Plant Science, 13.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.853521


Beil, I., Kreyling, J., Meyer, C., Lemcke, N., & Malyshev, A. V.
Late to bed, late to rise—Warmer autumn temperatures delay spring phenology by delaying dormancy.
Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 12.
doi: 10.1111/gcb.15858


Malyshev AV, Tummon Flynn P, Cox R, Duarte C, Quijón PA
Community disruption in small biogenic habitats: A coastal invader overcomes habitat complexity to alter community structure.
PLoS ONE 15(10): e0241116.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241116

Bürger J, Malyshev AV, Colbach N
Populations of arable weed species show intra-specific variability in germination base temperature but not in early growth rate.
PLoS ONE 15(10): e0240538.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240538

Malyshev A.V., Beil I., Kreyling J.
Differential Thermal Analysis: A Fast Alternative to Frost Tolerance Measurements.
In: Hincha D., Zuther E. (eds) Plant Cold Acclimation.
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2156.
Humana, New York, NY
doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0660-5_3

Malyshev AV.
Warming Events Advance or Delay Spring Phenology by Affecting Bud Dormancy Depth in Trees.
Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:856.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00856

Rewald B, Ammer C, Hartmann H, Malyshev AV, Meier IC.
Woody Plants and Forest Ecosystems in a Complex World–Ecological Interactions and Physiological Functioning Above and Below Ground.
Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:173.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00173

Halbritter A, [...] Beil I, [...] Blume-Werry G, [...] Kreyling J, [...] Malyshev A, [...] Muffler L, et al.
The handbook for standardised field and laboratory measurements in terrestrial climate‐change experiments and observational studies (ClimEx)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (1), 22-37
doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13331



Kreyling, J, Grant, K, Hammerl, V, Arfin-Khan, MAS, Malyshev, AV, Peñuelas, J, Pritsch, K, Sardans, J, Schloter, M, Schuerings, J, Jentsch, A & Beierkuhnlein, C
Winter warming is ecologically more relevant than summer warming in a cool-temperate grassland
Scientific Reports, Volume 9, Article number: 14632
doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51221-w

Kreyling, J., Puechmaille, S. J., Malyshev, A. V., & Valladares, F.
Phenotypic plasticity closely linked to climate at origin and resulting in increased mortality under warming and frost stress in a common grass.
Ecology and Evolution



Dietrich CC, Kreyling J, Jentsch A & Malyshev AV
Intraspecific variation in response to magnitude and frequency of freeze-thaw cycles in a temperate grass
AoB PLANTS, 10 (1), plx068 (2018)
DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plx068

Henry HAL, Abedi M, Alados CL, Beard KH, Fraser LH, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Kulmatiski A, Lamb EG, Sun W, Vankoughnett R, Venn S, Werner C, Beil I, Blindow I, Dahlke S, Dubbert M, Effinger A, Garris HW, Gartzia M, Gebauer T, Arfin Khan MAS, Malyshev AV, Morgan J, Nock C, Paulson JP, Pueyo Y, Stover HJ & Yang X
Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment
Ecosystems (2018)
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0231-7

Djukic I, Kepfer-Rojas S, Kappel Schmidt I, Larsen KS, Beier C, Berg B, Verheyend K, et Malyshev A & Weigel R et al.
Early stage litter decomposition across biomes
Science of The Total Environment628-629: 1369–1394 (2018)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012

Malyshev AV, Henry HAL, Bolte A, Arfin Khan MAS, Kreyling J
Temporal photoperiod sensitivity and forcing requirements for budburst in temperate tree seedlings
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 248: 82-90 (2018)
DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.09.011



Michalski SG, Malyshev AV, Kreyling J
Trait variation in response to varying winter temperatures, diversity patterns and signatures of selection along the latitudinal distribution of the widespread grassland plant Arrhenatherum elatius
Ecology and Evolution 7(9): 3268-3280 (2017)
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2936



Malyshev AV, Arfin Khan MAS, Beierkuhnlein C, Steinbauer MJ, Henry HAL, Jentsch A, Dengler J, Willner E, Kreyling J
Plant responses to climatic extremes: within-species variation equals among-species variation
Global Change Biology 22(1): 449-464 (2016)
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13114



Kreyling J, Schuerings J, Malyshev AV, Vogt L, Werner C, Jentsch A 
Nitrogen leaching is enhanced after a winter warm spell but mainly controlled by vegetation composition in temperate zone mesocosms
Plant and Soil 396(1-2): 85–96 (2015)
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-015-2587-1



Schuerings J, Jentsch A, Hammerl V, Lenz K, Henry HAL, Malyshev AV, Kreyling J 
Increased winter soil temperature variability enhances nitrogen cycling and soil biotic activity in temperate heathland and grassland mesocosms
Biogeosciences11(23): 7051–7060 (2014)
DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-7051-2014

Malyshev AV, Henry HAL, Kreyling J  
Common garden experiments to characterize cold acclimation responses in plants from different climatic regions
In D. K. Hincha & E. Zuther (Eds.), Plant Cold Acclimation (Vol. 1166) 65–78 (2014). Springer New York.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-0844-8

Malyshev A, Henry HA, Kreyling J
Relative effects of temperature vs. photoperiod on growth and cold acclimation of northern and southern ecotypes of the grass Arrhenatherum elatius
Environmental and Experimental Botany106: 189-196 (2014)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2014.02.007



Schürings J, Beierkuhnlein C, Grant K, Jentsch A, Malyshev A, Peñuelas J, Sardans J, Kreyling J
Absence of soil frost affects plant-soil interactions in temperate grasslands
Plant Soil 371(1-2): 559-572 (2013)
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1724-y



Malyshev A, Henry H
N uptake and growth responses to sub-lethal freezing in the grass Poa pratensis
Plant and Soil 360(1-2): 175–185 (2012)
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1233-4

Malyshev A, Henry HA
Frost damage and winter nitrogen uptake by the grass Poa pratensis L. consequences for vegetative versus reproductive growth
Plant Ecology 213(11): 1739–1747 (2012)
DOI: 10.1007/s11258-012-0127-0



Malyshev A, Quijon P
Disruption of essential habitat by a coastal invader: new evidence of the effects of green crabs on eelgrass beds
ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(9): 1852-1856 (2011)
DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsr126