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Arno Wielgoss

  • Dr.
  • PhD-student
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - University Georg August
  • 6PublicationsNumber of items in Arno's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 19Followers


Education/Research experience: since 10/2009: PhD -Studies "Effects of Invasive Ants in Indonesian Agroforestry Systems on Ant Diversity and Associated Ecosystem Processes such as Biocontrol of Cacao Pests and Pathogens" Georg-August Universtity Göttingen, Department of crop sciences, Agroecology Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Teja Tscharntke (Total 18 Month of field studies in Central-Sulawesi/Indonesia) 06/2008: Diploma of Biology (Equiv. Master of Science) “The Impacts of Ants on Pests and Diseases of Cocoa in Indonesian Agroforestry Systems” Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Department of Tropical Biology Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Karl-Eduard Linsenmair (Four month of field research in Central-Sulawesi/Indonesia) 2002-2008 Studies of Biology Julius-Maximilian University Würzburg Major subject: -Tropical biology and Animal ecology Subsidiary subjects: -Molecular plant physiology and Biophysics -Ecophysiology of plants and Vegetation ecology Conference participations: 2011 Speaker at: ATBC&SCB 2011, Arusha/Tansania (Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation&Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology) 2011 Speaker at: GTÖ 2011, Frankfurt am Main (Society of Tropical Ecology) 2010 Speaker at: ATBC 2010, Bali/Indonesia 2009 Speaker at: DGaaE 2009, Göttingen (Deutsche Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie) 2007 Poster presentation at: GTÖ 2007, Bonn Language skills English, Spanish, Bahasa Indonesia Further activities/interests: since 2002 Founding member, Organisation supervisor and executive function of all projects of the non-profit NGO „Frederic – Hilfe für Peru“ (until now: seven stays in La Convención/Peru Total 25 month) 09/2001 - 09/2002 Volunteer in development work in Peru (Projects in organic waste processing, reforestation and ecological agriculture) since 1991 Member BUND - Friends of the Earth, Germany since 2008 Member German Alpinist Association, Section Würzburg since 2009 Member Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation

Recent publications

  • Interaction complexity matters : disentangling services and disservices of ant communities driving yield in tropical agroecosystems Interaction complexity matters : disentangling services and disservices of ant communities driving yield in tropical agroec

    • Wielgoss A
    • Tscharntke T
    • Rumede A
    • et al.
  • A minor pest reduces yield losses by a major pest: plant-mediated herbivore interactions in Indonesian cacao

    • Wielgoss A
    • Clough Y
    • Fiala B
    • et al.

Professional experience


Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - University Georg August

March 2009 - Present


Diploma of Biology

Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg

August 2001 - August 2008(7 years)


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