Akanksha Singh

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Phone: +49.8161.71.4149
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: ga46jim[at]mytum.de

Curriculum vitae

Since 2012 PhD Student at the Chair of Terrrestrial Ecology, Technische Universität München.
2012   Birdwatch Ireland Volunteer.
2011   M.Sc. in Biodiversity and Conservation in the School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. Thesis title- Biogeographical Analysis of the Flora of Indochina (Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam).
2010- 2011 Research Assistant at Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, India.
2008   B.Sc. in Life Sciences, University of Delhi.

Research interest

  • Multitrophic interactions in the Plant-Arthropod System
  • Ecology and behavior of ants
  • Insect migration



Singh, A., S. E. Zytynska, R. Hanna and W. W. Weisser. 2016. Ant attendance of the cotton aphid is beneficial for okra plants: deciphering multitrophic interactions. Agricultural and Forest Entomology DOI:10.1111/afe.12159. PDF


Singh, A., J. Braun, E. Decker, S. Hans, A. Wagner, W. W. Weisser and S. E. Zytynska. 2014. Plant genetic variation mediates an indirect ecological effect between belowground earthworms and aboveground aphids. BMC Ecology 14:25. PDF