Alicia Valdés


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Works at Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences
Telephone 08-16 39 68
Visiting address Svante Arrhenius väg 20 A
Room N406
Postal address Institutionen för ekologi miljö och botanik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

I am a postdoctoral researcher interested in several research topics:

  • Plant-animal interactions and their potential to drive selection on plant traits

  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services provided by forest fragments in agricultural landscapes

  • Responses of plant populations to habitat loss and fragmentation



My research at Stockholm University focuses on selection on reproductive traits in plants. I am specifically interested in understanding how antagonistic interactions and the context where they occur can mediate selection on flowering time. Using the perennial plant Gentiana pneumonanthe, its butterfly seed predator (Phengaris alcon), and the butterfly’s second host (Myrmica ants) as a study system, I want to link variation in selection to variation in interactions and in the environmental and community contexts.

Last updated: July 2, 2018

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