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Katedra Ekologii i Biogeografii [fot. Katedra Ekologii i Biogeografii]

dr Radosław Puchałka

Email: puchalka[at]umk.pl
Pokój: C261

Godziny konsultacji: wtorek 9:00 – 11:00

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Zainteresowania badawcze

  • Fenologia roślin drzewiastych i bioklimatologia.
  • Wpływ stresu fizjologicznego na cechy anatomiczne ksylemu u drzew.
  • Biologia ewolucyjna i ekologia roślin.


  1. Puchałka, R., Paź-Dyderska, S., Dylewski, Ł., Czortek, P., Vitkova, M., Sadlo, J., Klisz, M., Koniakin, S., Carni, A., Rasomavicius, V., De Sanctis, M., Dyderski, M., 2023. Forest herb species with similar European geographic ranges may respond differently to climate change. Sci. Total Environ. 905, 167303. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.167303
  2. Aronne, G., Fantinato, E., Strumia, S., Santangelo, A., Barberis, M., Castro, S., Cogoni, D., Evju, M., Galloni, M., Glasnovic, P., Klisz, M., Kull, T., Lanfranco, S., Lazarevic, M., Petanidou, T., Puchałka, R., Ranalli, R., Stefanaki, A., Surina, B., Fiser, Z., 2023. Identifying bottlenecks in the life cycle of plants living on cliffs and rocky slopes: Lack of knowledge hinders conservation actions. Biol. Conserv. 286, 110289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110289
  3. Klisz, M., Puchałka, R., Jakubowski, M., Koprowski, M., Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Jevsenak, J. 2023. Local site conditions reduce interspecific differences in climate sensitivity between native and non-native pines. Agric. For. Meteorol. 341, 109694 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109694
  4. Puchałka, R., Spalik, K., Trzeciak, P., Banasiak, Ł., Piwczyński, M., 2023. Phylogenetic position of Dorema within Ferula (Apiaceae). Plant Syst. Evol. 309, 28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-023-01857-z
  5. Puchałka, R., Paź-Dyderska, S., Jagodziński, A., Sádlo, J., Vítková, M., Klisz, M., Koniakin, S., Prokopuk, Y., Netsvetov, M., Nicolescu, V., Zlatanov, T., Mionskowski, M., Dyderski, M., 2023. Predicted range shifts of alien tree species in Europe. Agric. For. Meteorol. 341, 109650. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109650
  6. Bartoszek, K., Gonzalez, J.F., Mitov, V., Pienaar, J., Piwczyński, M., Puchałka, R., Spalik, K., Voje, K.L., 2022. Model Selection Performance in Phylogenetic Comparative Methods Under Multivariate Ornstein–Uhlenbeck Models of Trait Evolution. Systematic Biology 72, 275–293
  7. Puchałka, R., Paź-Dyderska, S., Woziwoda, B., Dyderski, M. 2023. Climate change will cause climatic niche contraction of Vaccinium myrtillus L. and V. vitis-idaea L. in Europe. Science of the Total Environment, 892, 164483
  8. Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Holiaka, D., Klisz, M., Porté, A. J., Puchałka, R. & Romenskyy, M. (2023). Is there Chornobyl nuclear accident signature in Scots pine radial growth and its climate sensitivity? Science of The Total Environment, 878:163132 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.163132
  9. Wohlgemuth, T., Gossner M., Campagnaro, T., Marchante, H., van Loo, M., Vacchiano, G., Castro-Díez, P., Dobrowolska, D., Gazda, A., Keren, S.,Keserű, Z., Koprowski, M., La Porta, N., Marozas,V., Nygaard, P.H., Podrázský, V., Puchałka, R., Reisman-Berman, O., Straigytė, L., Ylioja, T., Pötzelsberger, E., Silva, J.S. 2022. Impact of non-native tree species in Europe on soil conditions and biodiversity: a review. NeoBiota 78:45-69
  10. Puchałka, R., Klisz, M., Koniakin, S., Czortek, P., Dylewski, Ł., Paź-Dyderska, S., Vitkova, M., Sadlo, J., Rasomavicius, V., Carni, A., De Sanctis, M., Dyderski, M., 2022. Citizen science helps predictions of climate change impact on flowering phenology: A study on Anemone nemorosa. Agric. For. Meteorol. 325, 109133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.109133
  11. Guo, X., Klisz, M., Puchałka, R., Silvestro, R., Faubert, P., Belien, E., Huang, J., Rossi, S., 2022. Common‐garden experiment reveals clinal trends of bud phenology in black spruce populations from a latitudinal gradient in the boreal forest. J. Ecol. 110, 1043–1053 https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13582
  12. Waszak, N., Robertson, I, Puchałka, R., Przybylak, R., Pospieszyńska, A., Koprowski,M. 2021. Investigating the Climate-Growth Response of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) in Northern Poland. Atmosphere,  12(12):1690
  13. Ulrich W., Olszewski P., Puchałka R., Sewerniak P., Koprowski M. 2021. Inter- and intraspecific spatial distributions, spatial segregation by dominants and emergent neutrality in understorey plants. Oikos: 130: 1813–1822.
  14. Pötzelsberger E, Gossner M, Beenken L, Gazda A, Petr M, Ylioja T, La Porta N, Avtzis D, Bay E, De Groot M, Drenkhan R, Duduman M-L, Enderle R, Georgieva M, Hietala A, Hoppe B, Jactel H, Jarni K, Keren S, Keseru Z, Koprowski M, Kormuťák A, Lombardero M, Lukjanova A, Marozas V, Mauri E, Monteverdi M, Nygaard P, Ogris N, Olenici N, Orazio C, Perny B, Pinto G, Power M, Puchałka R, Ravn H, Sevillano I, Stroheker S, Taylor P, Tsopelas P, Urban J, Voolma K, Westergren M, Witzell J, Zborovska O & Zlatkovic M (2021) Biotic threats for 23 major non-native tree species in Europe. Scientific Data 8:210.
  15. Jastrzębowski, S., Ukalska, J., Guziejko, A., Puchałka, R. 2021. Current and predicted future winter warm spells would affect Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.),Franco) seeds in the early stage of germination more than in the late stage of germination. Forests 12: 796
  16. Klisz, M., Puchałka, R., Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Vítková, M., Sádlo, J., Matisons, R., Mionskowski, M., Chakraborty, D., Olszewski, P., Wojda, T., Koprowski, M. 2021. Variability in climate-growth reaction of Robinia pseudoacacia in Eastern Europe indicates potential for acclimatisation to future climate. Forest Ecology and Management 492: 119194
  17. Puchałka, R., Dyderski, M.K., Vítková, M., Sádlo, J., Klisz, M., Netsvetov, M., Prokopuk, Y., Matisons, R., Mionskowski, M., Wojda, T., Koprowski, M., Jagodziński, A.M. 2021. Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) range contraction and expansion in Europe under changing climate. Global Change Biology 8: 1587–1600.
  18. Sewerniak, P., Puchałka, R. 2020. Topographically induced variation of microclimatic and soil conditions drives ground vegetation diversity in managed Scots pine stands on inland dunes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 291: 108054
  19. Jasińska, J., Sewerniak, P., Puchałka, R. 2020. Litterfall in a Scots Pine Forest on Inland Dunes in Central Europe: Mass, Seasonal Dynamics and Chemistry. Forests 11: 678
  20. Tessema, M., Jasińska, J., Yadeta, L.T., Świtoniak, M., Puchałka, R., Gebregeorgis, E. 2020. Soil Loss Estimation for Conservation Planning in the Welmel Watershed of the Genale Dawa. Agronomy 10: 777 
  21. Przybylak, R., Oliński, P., Koprowski, M., Filipiak, J., Pospieszyńska, A., Chorążyczewski, W., Puchałka, R., and Dąbrowski, H. P. 2020. Droughts in the area of Poland in recent centuries in the light of multi-proxy data. Climate of the Past 16: 627-627.
  22. Klisz, M.*, Puchałka, R.*, Wilczyński, S., Kantorowicz, W., Jabłoński, T. Kowalczyk, J. 2019 The effect of insect defoliations and seed production on the dynamics of radial growth synchrony among Scots pine Pinus sylvestris L. provenances. Forests 10: 934 (*- corresponding author)
  23. Misi D., Puchałka R*., Pearson C., Robertson I., Koprowski M. 2019. Differences in the climate-growth relationship of Scots pine: a case study from Poland and Hungary. Forests 10: 243. (*- corresponding author)
  24. Klisz M., Buras A., Sass-Klaassen U., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Ukalska J. 2019. Limitations at the limit? Diminishing of genetic effects in Norway spruce provenance trials. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:306
  25. Klisz M., Ukalska J., Koprowski M., Tereba A., Puchałka R., Przybylski P., Jastrzębowski S., Nabais C. 2019. Effect of provenance and climate on intra-annual density fluctuations of Norway spruce Picea abies (L.) Karst. in Poland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 269–270: 145-156
  26. Netsvetov M., Prokopuk Y., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Klisz M., Romenskyy M. 2019.  River regulation causes rapid changes in relationships between floodplain oak growth and environmental variables. Frontiers in Plant Science 10:96.
  27. Ulrich W., Puchałka R., Koprowski M., Strona G., Gotelli N.J. 2019. Ecological drift and competitive interactions predict unique patterns in temporal fluctuations of population size. Ecology 100: e02623
  28. Puchałka R., Rutkowski L., Oana-Popa M., Pliszko A., Piwczyński M. 2018. Bur-chervil Anthriscus caucalis M. Bieb. (Apiaceae) – potentially invasive species in forests. Baltic Forestry 24 (2), 189-200.
  29. Panahi M., Banasiak Ł., Piwczyński M., Puchałka R., Kanani M.R., Oskolski A.A., Modnicki, D., Miłobędzka A., Spalik K. 2018. Taxonomy of the traditional medicinal plant genus Ferula (Apiaceae) is confounded by incongruence between nuclear rDNA and plastid DNA. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 188 (2), 173-189.
  30. Klisz, M., Ukalski, K., Ukalska, J., Jastrzębowski S., Puchałka R., Przybylski P., Mionskowski, M., Matras, J. W. 2018. What can we learn from an early test on the adaptation of silver fir populations to marginal environments? Forests 9(7): 441
  31. Fiera C., Habel J.C., Puchałka R., Ulrich W. Environmental correlates of community structure in springtails (Collembola) from Romanian caves. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 124(4), 765-775.
  32. Piwczyński M., Wyborska D., Gołębiewska J., Puchałka R. 2018. Phylogenetic positions of seven poorly known species of Ferula (Apiaceae) with remarks on the phylogenetic utility of the plastid trnH-psbA, trnS-trnG and atpB-rbcL intergenic spacers. Systematics and Biodiversity 16 (5), 428-440.
  33. Koprowski, M., Okoński, B., Gričar, J., Puchałka, R., 2018. Streamflow as an ecological factor influencing radial growth of European ash (Fraxinus excelsior (L.)). Ecol. Indic. 85, 390-399. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.09.051
  34. Puchałka, R., Koprowski, M., Gričar, J., Przybylak, R., 2017. Does tree-ring formation follow leaf phenology in Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.)? Eur. J. For. Res. 136, 259-268. doi:10.1007/s10342-017-1026-7
  35. Ulrich, W., Sewerniak, P., Puchalka, R., Piwczynski, M., 2017. Environmental filtering triggers community assembly of forest understorey plants in Central European pine stands. Sci. Rep. 7, 274. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00255-z
  36. Ulrich W.,Kryszewski W., Sewerniak P., Puchałka R., Strona G., Gotelli N. 2017. A comprehensive framework for the study of species co-occurrences, nestedness and turnover. Oikos, 126: 1607-1616
  37. Puchałka, R., Koprowski, M., Przybylak, J., Przybylak, R., Dąbrowski, H.P., 2016. Did the late spring frost in 2007 and 2011 affect tree-ring width and earlywood vessel size in Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) in northern Poland? Int. J. Biometeorol. 60, 1143-1150. doi:10.1007/s00484-015-1107-6
  38. Piwczyński, M., Puchałka, R., Ulrich, W., 2016. Influence of tree plantations on the phylogenetic structure of understory plant communities. For. Ecol. Manage. 376, 231-237. doi:doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.06.011
  39. Piwczyński, M., Puchałka, R., Spalik, K., 2015. The infrageneric taxonomy of Chaerophyllum (Apiaceae) revisited: new evidence from nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS sequences and fruit anatomy. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 178, 298-313. doi:10.1111/boj.12282
  40. Panahi, M., Banasiak, Ł., Piwczyński, M., Puchałka, R., Oskolski, A.A., Spalik, K., 2015. Phylogenetic relationships among Dorema, Ferula and Leutea (Apiaceae: Scandiceae: Ferulinae) inferred from nrDNA ITS and cpDNA noncoding sequences. Taxon 64, 99-112.
  41. Puchałka, R., Cyzman, W., 2015. Changes in herb layer vegetation in Pomeranian fertile beech forest Galio odorati?Fagetum in Wronie nature reserve in 1967-2005. Sylwan 159, 443-451.
  42. Puchałka, R., Wyborska, D., Rutkowski, L., Piwczyński, M., 2015. Pilosella bauhinii (Schult.) Arv.-Touv. and P. cymosa subsp. vaillantii (Tausch) S. Bräut. & Greuter (Asteraceae) from new localities in north-central Poland. Acta Soc. Bot. Pol. 84: 449-451. doi:10.5586/asbp.2015.043
  43. Puchałka, R., 2014. Changes in two Pomeranian beech forest communities in the Kołowskie Parowy nature reserve (Bukowa Forest) between 1985 and 2006. Sylwan 158, 695-703.
  44. Puchałka, R., Płąchocki, D., 2014. Natural vegetation of acidophilous oak forest and Scots pine, Douglas fir and beech plantations in the Dąbrowa Krzymowska nature reserve (Piaskowa Forest). Sylwan 158, 212-220.
  45. Piwczyński, M., Ponikierska, A., Puchałka, R., Corral, J.M., 2013. Expression of anatomical leaf traits in homoploid hybrids between deciduous and evergreen species of Vaccinium. Plant Biol. 15, 522-530. doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2012.00656.x

Pozostałe publikacje

  1. Pliszko, A., Łazarski, G., Kalino, P., Adamowski, W., Rutkowski, L., Puchałka, R., 2017. An updated distribution of Solidago × niederederi (Asteraceae) in Poland. Acta Musei Silesiae, Sci. Nat. 66, 253-258. doi:10.1515/cszma-2017-0026
  2. Puchałka, R., 2015. Vascular plants of the ‘Dąbrowa Krzymowska’ nature reserve (Pojezierze Myśliborskie, north-west Poland). Park. Nar. i Rezerwaty Przyr. 34, 3-11.
  3. Puchałka, R., Czarnowska, J., Czarnowski, G., Rutkowski, L., 2015. New locality of Linnaea borealis (Caprifoliaceae) near the city of Toruń. Chrońmy Przyr. Ojczystą 71, 157-160.
  4. Rutkowski, L., Puchałka, R., 2015. New localities of Marsh Angelica Ostericum palustre (Apiaceae) in Kuyavian-Pomeranian region (north-central Poland). Park. Nar. i Rezerwaty Przyr. 34, 88-94.
  5. Puchałka, R., Rutkowski, L., Piwczyński, M., 2014. Trybula ogrodowa Anthriscus cerefolium (Apiaceae) w Toruniu (centralna Polska). Acta Bot. Cassubica 13, 5-16.
  6. Puchałka, R., Pakalski, J., 2013. Materials for bryoflora of the Golcowe Bagno Nature Reserve (Równina Wałecka Plain, West Pomerania, Poland. Park. Nar. i Rezerwaty Przyr. 32, 103-111.
  7. Puchałka, R., Piwczyński, M., 2013. New localities of Poa bulbosa L. (Poaceae) in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region (north-central Poland). Acta Bot. Cassubica 12, 117-120.
  8. Puchałka, R., Płąchocki, D., Zubel, P., Gugnacka-Fiedor, W., 2013. A new site of Malaxis monophyllos (Orchidaceae) in north-west Poland. Chrońmy Przyr. Ojczystą 69, 244-247.
  9. Puchałka, R., Rutkowski, L., Piwczyński, M., 2013. Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca L. in Toruń and its vicinity. Acta Bot. Cassubica 12, 5-23.
  10. Puchałka, R., 2012. Flora and vegetation of ‘Lutowo’ nature reserve (the Pojezierze Krajeńskie region). Acta Bot. Cassubica 11, 127-143.
  11. Puchałka, R., 2012. Materials for a flora of the ‘Miedzno’ nature reserve in the Wda Landscape Park (Tuchola Forest). Acta Bot. Cassubica 11, 155-164.
  12. Puchałka, R., 2012. Vascular plants of the ‘Jezioro Modła’ nature reserve (the Pobrzeże Słowińskie region). Acta Bot. Cassubica 11, 145-153.
  13. Załuski T., Paszek I., Iglińska A. M., Puchałka R., 2006. Gatunki rzadkie i zagrożone w rezerwacie ‘Bagno Mostki’ na Pojezierzu Brodnickim. Flora i Fauna Pomorza i Kujaw 2: 49-59.