Institute of

Forest Genetics

Secretariat Großhansdorf

Irene Joraszik

Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Phone: +49 4102 696 0
Fax: +49 4102 696 200
fg@thuenen.de

Location manager Waldsieversdorf

  • Volker Schneck

Secretariat Waldsieversdorf

Stefanie Mordau

Eberswalder Chaussee 3a
15377 Waldsieversdorf
Phone: +49 33433 157 0
Fax: +49 33433 157 199
fg-ws@thuenen.de


Dr. rer. nat. Heike Liesebach

Head of the Field of Activity Ecological Genetics

Dr. rer. nat. Heike  Liesebach
Address
Sieker Landstraße 2
22927 Großhansdorf
Phone
+49 4102 696 158
Fax
+49 4102 696 200
E-Mail
heike.liesebach@thuenen.de

Study of Biology (Specialisation Plant Physiology) – Diploma thesis 1982
Graduation Dr. rer. nat. 1985 at the Humboldt University of Berlin
Postdoctoral research fellow in the institute since 1987  

Aspects of scientific work: Population genetics of forest trees with molecular markers (Variation and gene flow within and among populations, genetic diversity, genetic identification)  

  • Member of the EUFORGEN Working Group „Guidelines and decision support tool for better incorporating genetic aspects into production and use of forest reproductive material (FRM)“
  • Member of the national working group „Genetic Analyses“ of the Federal government/"Länder" Working Group “Forest Genetic Resources and Legislation on Forest Reproductive Material” (BLAG)
  • Member of the Section Forest Genetics / Forest Tree Breeding im Deutschen Verband Forstlicher Forschungs- und Versuchsanstalten (DVFFA)
     

Current projects

GenMon (Project leader): Genetic monitoring network for European beech and Norway spruce in Germany Duration Jan 2017 – Dec 2019
https://www.waldklimafonds.de/projekte/

Drought in Norway spruce: Drought risk and adaptive potential of different Norway spruce populations
Duration Dec 2015 – Oct 2019
http://www.waldklimafonds.de/projekte/  

Wavy grain maple: (Project leader): Development of biotechnological methods for the identification, conservation, propagation and use of selected maple trees with wavy grain for timber production
Duration Dec 2015 – June 2019

FitForClim/AdaptForClim: Procurement of highly-productive and suitable forest reproductive material for future forests under climate change
Duration Jan 2014 – Dec 2019
http://www.fitforclim.de/
http://www.waldklimafonds.de/projekte/

Completed projects

Beech Seed: Forest management in approved seed stands of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) for the production of high-quality reproductive material
Duration Nov 2014 – Dec 2017
(Project leader)
http://www.waldklimafonds.de/projekte/  

FastWood III: Breeding, genetic characterisation, and capacity assessment of Populus-poplar and black locust Duration Mar 2015 – Feb 2018
http://www.fastwood.org/
http://energiepflanzen.fnr.de/projekte/energieholz-agroforst/projektefastwood/

Publications

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  1. Jolivet C, Höltken AM, Liesebach H, Steiner W, Degen B (2012) Mating patterns and pollen dispersal in four contrasting wild cherry populations (Prunus avium L.). Eur J Forest Res 131(4):1055-1069, DOI:10.1007/s10342-011-0576-3
  2. Liesebach H, Ewald E (2012) Optimisation of a multiplex PCR assay of nuclear microsatellite markers for population genetics and clone identification in Robinia pseudoacacia L.. Silvae Genetica 61(4-5):142-148
  3. Liesebach H, Lange S (2011) Agricultural research in Germany and involvement in international cooperation. In: Yanbaev YA (ed) Proceedings on International Conference "EC - Russia: 7th Framework Programme in Biotechnology, Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food" : Bashkir State University - Ufa (Bashkortostan, Russia) 29 September to 5 October 2010. Ufa: Bashkir State University, pp 4-6
  4. Liesebach H, Schneck V (2011) Einfluss der waldbaulichen Behandlung von Robinienbeständen (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) auf die genetische Struktur der Nachkommenschaften: ein Vergleich Deutschland - Ungarn. Forstarchiv 82(4):120-124
  5. Liesebach H, Schneck V, Ewald E (2011) Klonidentifizierung in der Gattung Populus L. mit nuklearen Mikrosatellitenmarkern. Mitt Forschungsanst Waldökologie Forstwirtsch 69/11:115-122
  6. Liesebach H (2011) New molecular methods and tools for data analysis in population genetics. In: Yanbaev YA (ed) Proceedings on International Conference "EC - Russia: 7th Framework Programme in Biotechnology, Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food" : Bashkir State University - Ufa (Bashkortostan, Russia) 29 September to 5 October 2010. Ufa: Bashkir State University, pp 6-9
  7. Jolivet C, Höltken AM, Liesebach H, Steiner W, Degen B (2011) Spatial genetic structure in wild cherry (Prunus avium L.): I. Variation among natural populations in different density. Tree Genetics Genomes 7(2):271-283, DOI:10.1007/s11295-010-0330-x
  8. Liesebach H, Naujoks G, Ewald D (2011) Successful hybridisation of normally incompatible hybrid aspen (Populus tremula x P. tremuloides) and eastern cottonwood (P. deltoides). Sex Plant Reprod 24(3):189-198, doi:10.1007/s00497-010-0156-6
  9. Kownatzki D, Kriebitzsch W-U, Bolte A, Liesebach H, Schmitt U, Elsasser P (2011) Zum Douglasienanbau in Deutschland : ökologische, waldbauliche, genetische und holzbiologische Gesichtspunkte des Douglasienanbaus in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Staaten aus naturwissenschaftlicher und gesellschaftspolitischer Sicht. Braunschweig: vTI, II, 67 p, Landbauforsch SH 344
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  10. Liesebach H, Schneck V, Ewald E (2010) Clonal fingerprinting in the genus Populus L. by nuclear microsatellite loci regarding differences between sections, species and hybrids. Tree Genetics Genomes 6(2):259-269, DOI:10.1007/s11295-009-0246-5

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Publications Hertel (now Liesebach)

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  1. Hertel H (1994) Different genetic structures of two morphological types of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.). Silvae Genetica 43(5/6):268-272
  2. Hertel H (1992) Aims and results of basic research in the Institute of Forest Tree Breeding in Waldsieversdorf, Germany : II. The use of enzyme gene markers for practical breeding tasks. Silvae Genetica 41(3):201-204
  3. Ewald D, Naujoks G, Hertel H, Eich J (1992) Hat die Robinie in Brandenburg eine Zukunft? AFZ Wald 47(14):738-740
  4. Braun H, Hertel H, Matschke J, Peschel S (1990) Untersuchungen zum Anteil von Hybridlärchen an einer Samenplantage. Beitr Forstwirtsch 24:151-155

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