Publications (peer reviewed)

(13) Lamei S., Stephan J. G., Nilson B., Siewerts S., Riesbeck K., de Miranda J. R., Forsgren E. (2019). Feeding honeybee colonies with ho neybee specific lactic acid bacteria (hbs-LAB) does not affect colony-level hbs-LAB composition or Paenibacillus larvae spore levels, although American foulbrood affected colonies harbor a more diverse hbs-LAB community. Microbial Ecology

(12) Stephan, J. G., Lamei, S., Pettis, J. S., Riesbeck, K., de Miranda, J. R., & Forsgren, E. (2019). Honeybee-specific lactic acid bacterial supplements have no effect on American foulbrood infected honeybee colonies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology

(11) Thaduri, S., Stephan, J. G., de Miranda, J. R., Locke, B. (2019). Disentangling host-parasite-pathogen interactions in a varroa-resistant honeybee population reveals virus tolerance as an independent, naturally adapted survival mechanism. Scientific Reports

(10) De Long, J. R., Jackson, B. G., Wilkinson, A., Pritchard, W. J., Oakley, S., Mason, Kelly, E., Stephan, J. G., Ostle, N. J., Johnson, D.,Baggs, E. M., Bardgett, R. D. (2019). Relationships between plant traits, soil properties and carbon fluxes differ between monocultures and mixed communities in temperate grassland. Journal of Ecology

(9) Lamei, S., Stephan, J. G., Riesbeck, K., Vasquez, A., Olofsson, T., Nilson, B., de Miranda, J. R., Forsgren, E. (2019). The secretome of honeybee-specific lactic acid bacteria inhibits Paenibacillus larvae growth. Journal of Apicultural Research

(8) Puentes, A., Stephan, J. G., Björkman, C. (2018). A Systematic Review on the Effects of Plant-Feeding by Omnivorous Arthropods: Time to Catch-Up With the Mirid-Tomato Bias? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

(7) de Miranda, J. R., Hedman, H., Onorati, P., Stephan, J., Karlberg, O., Bylund, H., Terenius, O. (2017). Characterization of a Novel RNA Virus Discovered in the Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata in Sweden. Viruses

(6) Stephan, J. G., Pourazari, F., Tattersdill, K., Kobayashi, T., Nishizawa, K.,  De Long, J. R. (2017). Long-term deer exclosure alters soil properties, plant traits, understory plant community and insect herbivory, but not the functional relationships among them. Oecologia

(5) Stephan, J. G., Stenberg, J. A.,  Björkman, C. (2017). Consumptive and nonconsumptive effect ratios depend on interaction between plant quality and hunting behavior of omnivorous predators. Ecology and Evolution

(4) Stephan, J. G., Albertsson, J., Wang, L.,  Porcel, M. (2016). Weeds within willow short-rotation coppices alter the arthropod community and improve biological control of the blue willow beetle. BioControl

(3) Stephan, J. G., Low, M., Stenberg, J. A.,  Björkman, C. (2016). Predator hunting mode and host plant quality shape attack-abatement patterns of predation risk in an insect herbivore. Ecosphere

(2) Stephan, J. G., Stenberg, J. A.,  Björkman, C. (2015). How far away is the next basket of eggs? Spatial memory and perceived cues shape aggregation patterns in a leaf beetle. Ecology

(1) Stephan, J. G., Wirth, R., Leal, I. R.,  Meyer, S. T. (2015). Spatially Heterogeneous Nest-Clearing Behavior Coincides with Rain Event in the Leaf-Cutting Ant Atta cephalotes (L.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Neotropical Entomology

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Other publications

Stephan J.G., Forsgren E. (2019) Kan man förutsäga utbrott av amerikansk yngelröta baserat på mängden bakteriesporer i prover av vuxna bin? Gadden

Stephan K., SUPA, Stephan J. G. (2019) Living and working in Sweden - practical help for post docs, phd students and others - from getting a personal number to buying a house Guide

Stephan J. (2016) Behavioural Mechanisms behind Aggregation in a Tritrophic Perspective PhD Thesis (with the papers)

Claes, A., Åsman, A., Yazdkhasti, E., El-Daim, A., Moustafa, I.A., Stephan, J., Yi, J., Hatorangan, M.R., Pucholt, P. and Batista, R., (2014) The 8th Scandinavian Plant Physiology Society PhD Students Conference Book

Stephan J. G. Perception and effects of herbivory-induced plant volatiles on leaf-cutting ants and their symbiotic fungus Master's Thesis


Conference contributions

Oral presentations

Stephan J. G., Stenberg J. A., Björkman C. (2015) Mechanisms behind aggregation: Spatial memory use of an herbivorous leaf beetle and effects of predator hunting mode on clutch size. 45th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfOe) 2015, Göttingen, Germany

Stephan J. G., Stenberg J. A., Björkman C. (2014) Information on conspecific aggregation level and host plant properties affects egg clustering of a leaf beetle. Nordic Oikos Meeting 2014, Stockholm, Sweden

Stephan J. G., Stenberg J. A., Björkman C. (2013) Intraspecific competition and experience affect oviposition in a leaf beetle. 2nd Global Conference on Entomology, Kuching, Malaysia

Wirth R., Tremmel M., Stephan J., Kost C. (2011) Delayed induction of plant defences by leaf-cutting ants. Unveiling the secrets of a key herbivore? Annual Meeting of the German Society for Tropical Ecology, Frankfurt, Germany

Stephan J. G., Kost C., Wirth R. (2010) Who decides whether the food is fine? The distinct response of leaf-cutting ants and their fungal partner to herbivory-induced plant volatiles. 40th Anniversary Conference, Gesellschaft für Ökologie (GfÖ), Gießen, Germany


Stephan J. G., Forsgren E. (2017)  American foulbrood in honey bees: The difficult relationship between clinical symptoms of a colony and spore counts from individual bees, Sitges, Spain

Stephan J. G., Stenberg J. A., Björkman C. (2014) Predator hunting mode and habitat domain of two predators sharing a leaf beetle. 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Stephan J. G., Stenberg J. A., Björkman C. (2012) Bottom-up and top-down forces shape herbivore-predator interaction. Plant Science for Future Needs, Uppsala, Sweden