Carolin Mayer
Carolin Mayer

Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters

Van Rossum F, Leprince N., Mayer, C., Raabová J., Hans G., Jacquemart A.-L. (2015) What influences pollen dispersal in the clonal distylous Menyanthes trifoliata (Menyanthaceae)? Plant Ecology and Evolution 148 (2): 199–212. doi:10.5091/plecevo.2015.820.


Moquet L., Mayer C., Michez D., Wathelet B., Jacquemart A.-L. (2015) Early spring floral foraging resources for pollinators in wet heathlands in Belgium. Journal of Insect Conservation 19(5): 837–48. doi:10.1007/s10841-015-9802-5.


Mayer C., Jacquemart A.-L., Raspé O. (2014) Development and multiplexing of microsatellite markers using pyrosequencing in a tetraploid plant, Vaccinium uliginosum (Ericaceae). Plant Ecology and Evolution, 147 (2), 285–289, DOI:

Somme, L., Mayer, C. & Jacquemart, A.-L. (2014) Multilevel spatial structure impacts on the pollination services of Comarum palustre (Rosaceae). PLoS One 9(6) e99295. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099295

Mayer C., Dehon C., Gauthier A.-L., Naveau O., Rigo C., Jacquemart A.-L. (2014) Nectar robbing improves male reproductive success of the endangered Aconitum napellus ssp. lusitanicum. Evolutionary Ecology, 1–17. doi:10.1007/s10682-014-9696-9.

Somme L., Mayer C., Raspé O., Jacquemart A.-L. (2014) Influence of spatial distribution and size of clones on the realized outcrossing rate of the marsh cinquefoil (Comarum palustre). Annals of Botany 113: 477-487.

Cawoy, V., Jonard, M., Mayer, C. & Jacquemart, A.-L. (2012) Do abundance and proximity of the alien Impatiens glandulifera affect pollination and reproductive success of two sympatric co-flowering native species? Journal of Pollination Ecology 10(17), 130-139

Mayer C., Michez D., Chyzy A., Brédat E. & Jacquemart A.-L. (2012) The abundance and pollen foraging behaviour of bumble bees in relation to population size of whortleberry (Vaccinium uliginosum). PlosONE 7(11), e50353 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050353

Mayer, C., Van Rossum, F. & Jacquemart, A.-L. (2012) Evaluating pollen flow indicators for an insect-pollinated plant species. Basic and Applied Ecology 13(8), 690-697;

Mayer C., Adler L., Armbruster W.S., Dafni A., Eardley C., Huang S-Q, Kevan P.G., Ollerton J., Packer L., Ssymank A., Stout J.C., Potts S.G. (2011) Pollination ecology in the 21st century: key questions for future research. Journal of Pollination Ecology 3(2): 8-23

Mayer, C. (2010): The impact of grazing on pollinators and pollination. – In: Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale: pp. 233–238, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek. pdf

Pufal, G., Mayer, C., Porembski, S. & Jürgens, N. (2008) Factors affecting fruit set in Aizoaceae species of the Succulent Karoo. Basic and Applied Ecology, 9 (4): 401-409 pdf

Mayer, C. & Pufal, G. (2007) Investigation of the breeding system of Aizoaceae species. South African Journal of Botany, 73: 657-660 pdf

Mayer, C., Soka, G. & Picker, M. (2006) The importance of monkey beetle (Scarabaeidae: Hopliini) pollination for Aizoaceae and Asteraceae in grazed and ungrazed areas at Paulshoek, Succulent Karoo, South Africa. Journal of Insect Conservation, 10: 323-333 pdf

Mayer, C. (2005): Does grazing influence bee diversity? In: B. A. Huber, B. J. Sinclair, K.-H. Lampe, eds. African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Museum König, Bonn. Springer Verlag. 173-180. pdf

Mayer, C. (2004) Pollination services under different grazing intensities, International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 24(1): 95-103. pdf

Mayer, C. & Kuhlmann, M. (2004): Synchrony of pollinators and plants in the winter rainfall area of South Africa - observations from a drought year. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 59 (2): 55-57. pdf

Other articles

Mayer, C. (2006): Einfluss von Beweidung auf die Diversität von Insekten und Folgen für die Bestäubung von Cheiridopsis denticulata (Aizoaceae) (Haw.) N.E.Br im Namaqualand, Südafrika. Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt VI: aktuelle Forschung im Rahmen des Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfalt vorgestellt auf einer wissenschaftlichen Expertentagung an der Internationalen Naturschutzakademie Insel Vilm, Bundesamt für Naturschutz, Bonn – Bad Godesberg: 69-76. pdf

Mayer, C. (2004) Pollination ecology of !nara. In: J.,Henschel, R. Dausab, P. Moser & J. Pallett (eds.): !nara – fruit for development of the !Khuiseb Topnaar. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, Namibia. 69-76. pdf

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