Prof. Dr. em. Jürg Stöcklin


Büro 21
Hebelstrasse 1
CH - 4056 Basel

+41 (0)61 207 35 01

Research interest

Topics in population and evolutionary biology:

  • The demographic and functional consequences of clonal growth in plants
  • The impact of man-made local and global change in calcareous grasslands
  • Patchy habitats, meta-populations and genetic diversity in alpine plant life


Research projects


Latest publications

Hamann E, Kesselring H, Stöcklin J (2017) Plant responses to simulated warming and drought: a comparative study in functional pasticity between congeneric mid and high elevation species. Journal of Plant Ecology, doi/10.1093/jpe/rtx023

Scherrer D, Stoll P, Stöcklin J 2016) Colonization dynamics of a clonal pioneer plant on a glacier foreland inferred from spatially explicit and size structured matrix models. Folia Geobotanica, in press

Trunschke J, Stöcklin J (2016) Plasticity of flower longevity in alpine plants is increased in populations from high elevation compared to low elevation populations. Alpine Botany, doi:10.1007/s00035-016-0176-4s

Song B, Stöcklin J, Gao Y-Q, Peng D-L, Song M-S, Sun H (2016) Oviposition by mutualistic seed-consuming pollinators reduces fruit abortion in a recently iscovered pollination mutualism. Sci. Rep. 6, 29886; doi: 10.1038/srep29886

Hamann E, Kesselring H, Armbruster GFH, Scheepens JF, Stöcklin J (2016) Evidence of local adaptation to fine- and coarse-graomed environmental variability in Poa alpina in the Swiss Alps. Journal of Ecology 104: 1627-1637

Stöcklin J, Armbruster GFH (2016) Environmental filtering, not local adaptation of established plants, determines the occurrence of seed- and bulbil-producing Poa alpina in a local flora. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 586-595

Scheepens JF, Frei ES, Stöcklin J (2015) Relationship between phenotypic differentiation and glacial history in a widespread Alpine grassland herb. Alpine Botany 125: 11-20

Preite V, Stöcklin J, Armbruster GFJ, Scheepens JF (2015) Adaptation of flowering phenology and fitness-related traits across environmental gradients in the widespread Campanula rotundifolia. Evolutionary Ecology: DOI 10.1007/s10682-015-9754-y



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