Tatyana Kravtsova

Tatyana Kravtsova

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Academic degree, academic title: Dr.Sc.

Position: Leading Researcher

E-mail: TKravtsova@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-66 ext. 2245

Research interests:

  • Anatomy and morphology of higher plants in relation to taxonomy and phylogeny.
  • Comparative carpology.

Keywords: Comparative anatomy, fruit and seed structure, evolutionary morphology

Education and work experience:

1971-1976 – Student, Department of Botany, Faculty of Biology and Soil, St. Petersburg (Leningrad) State University.
1976-1987 – Candidate of scientific degree (Ph.D.) in Botany, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1987 – Degree of Candidate of Biological Sciences (Ph.D.), Komarov Botanical Institute RAS, Specialty-03.00.05-botany. Title of the dissertation: «The structure of the seeds of the Orobanchaceae Vent.) of the flora of the USSR. Morphology, anatomy, significance for taxonomy».
2005 – degree of Doctor of Biological Sciences (Dr.Sc.), Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Specialty-03.00.05-botany. Dissertation title: «Comparative carpology of representatives of the family Urticaceae Juss. in connection with questions of their taxonomy and phylogeny».

1976-1987 – Senior Laboratory Assistant, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS, Laboratory of Embryology, then the Botanical Museum.
1987-1992 – Research Assistant, Botanical Museum, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1992-1994 – Research Scientist, Botanical Museum, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1994-2005 – Senior Researcher, Botanical Museum, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
2005 – until now – Leading Researcher, Labjratory of Plant Anatomy and morphology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2016. RFBR № 16-34-50028 mol-nr «Comparative anatomical study of the fruits in the representatives of the genus Silene L. s. l. in relation to its taxonomy».
  • 2008. RFBR № 08-04-07063-d «Publication of a book «Comparative carpology of the Urticaceae»».
  • 2003-2005. RFBR № 03-04-49660-a «Comparative carpology of families Moraceae, Cecropiaceae and Urticaceae in relation to their systematics and phylogeny of the order Urticales».
  • 2001-2002. RFBR № 01-04-49621-a «Phylogenetic relationships and systematic position of the Urticaceae, Cecropiaceae and Moraceae (Urticales) based on data of comparative carpology».

Member of research team:

  • 2013-2017. RFBR № 13-04-00852-a «Diversity of fruits and seeds of dicotyledons: features of the anatomical structure in application for taxonomy».
  • 2012. RFBR № 12-04-07022-d «Publication of the book «Comparative anatomy of seeds. Vol. 7 (supplements). Dicotyledons. Lamiidae»».
  • 2010-2012. RFBR № 10-04-00277-a «Comparative anatomy of fruits and seeds of dicotyledons».
  • 2009. RFBR № 09-04-07095-d «Publication of the book «Comparative anatomy of seeds. Vol. 7. Dicotyledons. Lamiidae, Asteridae»».
  • 2007-2009. RFBR № 07-04-01091-a «Comparative anatomy of angiosperm seeds».
  • 2000-2003. RFBR №. 00-04-48561-a «Identification of the main directions and key stages of the evolution of musilage-producing and terpenoidogenic cells in the secretory structures of higher plants in connection with the possible commonality of their origin».
  • 1999-2001. RFBR № 99-04-49690-a «Comparative anatomy of seeds».

Professional memberships:

Expeditions:

Scientific-organizational and teaching activities:

Selected publications:

Monographs:

Kravtsova T.I. Comparative carpology of the Urticaceae Juss. Moscow: KMK Scientific Press Ltd. 2009. 368 p.

Teryokhin E.S., G.V. Shibakina, N.B. Serafimovitch, T.I. Kravtsova. Determinator of broomrapes of the USSR Flora (with atlas of fruits and seeds). Ed. L.Yu. Budantsev. St. Petersburg: Nauka, 1993. 127 p.

Papers:

Kravtsova T.I, Moore A., Wilmot-Dear C.M., Zhinkina N.A. Comparative carpological study of Poikilospermum (Urticaceae) in relation to taxonomy. Kew Bulletin. 2020. 75(5): 1-34.

Kravtsova T.I., Bolotova Ya.V. Pericarp structure in some species in the tribe Sileneae DC. (Caryophyllaceae, Viscaria group). Botanica Pacifica. 2019. 8(2): 25–34.

Romanova V.O., Kravtsova T.I. Morphology of epicuticular waxes on the seed coat surface in the tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Turczaninowia. 2019. 22(1): 164-184.

Kravtsova T.I. Ultrasculpture of exocarp surface in some species of tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(12): 1608-1621.

Bolotova Ya.V., Kravtsova T.I. Pericarp structure in Agrostemma githago L. (Sileneae, Caryophyllaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(4): 519-526.

Romanova V.O., Kravtsova T.I. Morphological peculiarities of seed hilar area in members of the tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2016. 101(2): 189-205.

Kravtsova T.I. On some regularities of one-seeded fruits evolution. Journal of Life Sciences (USA). 2015. 9(11): 511-520.

Kravtsova T.I., Romanova V.O. Ultrasculpture of the pericarp surface in species of tribe Sileneae (Caryophyllaceae) in relation to its systematics. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2015. 100(3): 209-225.

Kravtsova T.I. Fruit structure in some members of Corymbium (Corymbieae, Asteraceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2014. 99(3): 268-281.

Kravtsova T.I., Wilmot-Dear C.M. Fruit structure in Lozanella enantiophylla и L. permollis (Celtidaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2013. 98(4): 468-480.

Kravtsova T.I., Vassilyev A.E. Scrophulariaceae. In: Anatomia seminum comparativa. T. 7 (additions). Petropoli: Nauka. 2013. 83-164.

Wilmot-Dear C.M., Acharya N., Kravtsova T.I., Friis I. Pouzolzia rugulosa transferred from Boehmeria, and the distinction between Boehmeria and Pouzolzia (Urticaceae). Edinburg Journal of Botany. 2009. 66(1): 51-64.

Kravtsova T.I., Zhinkina N.A. Seed coat structure in representatives of the genus Iris s.l. (Iridaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2008. 93(11): 1737-1749.

Skubisz G., Kravtsova T.I., Velikanov L.P. Analysis of the strength properties of pea stems. International Agrophysics. 2007. 21(2): 189-197.

Kravtsova T.I. A system of the family Urticaceae. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2007. 92(1): 3-28.

Kravtsova T.I. Cells with wall ingrowthsin the pericarp and seed coat of the representatives of the Urticaceae. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2006. 91(9): 1369-1378.

Wilmot-Dear C.M., Friis I., Kravtsova T.I. A new species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae), B. burgeriana Wilmot-Dear, Friis & Kravtsova, endemic to Costa Rica. Kew Bulletin. 2003. 58(1): 213-218.

Kravtsova T.I., Friis I., Wilmot-Dear C.M. Morphology and anatomy of fruits in Pouzolzia (Urticaceae) in relation to taxonomy. Kew Bulletin. 2003. 58(2): 297-327.

Kravtsova T.I. About the basic directions of fruit structural evolution in Urticaceae family. In: Questions of comparative and ecological anatomy of plants. Ed. A.A. Pautov. Tr. BNIII SPbU.. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Publishing House. 2003. 50: 102-126.

Kravtsova T.I. Seed coat structure in the Urticaceae and relations of the Utricales. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2003. 88(11): 11-41.

Kravtsova T.I. Comparative anatomy of the pericarp in Lecantheae (Urticaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2002. 87(4): 12-30.

Kravtsova T.I. Pericarp structure in the tribe Urticeae (Urticaceae) in relation to its systematics. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2001. 86(11): 29-41.

Kravtsova T.I. Pericarp structure in the representatives of the tribe Boehmerieae (Urticaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2001. 86(6): 18-39.

Kravtsova T.I., Friis I., Wilmot-Dear C.M. Morphology and anatomy of fruits in New World Boehmeria in relation to taxonomy. Kew Bulletin. 2000. 55(1): 43-62.

Kravtsova T.I. Pericarp and seed coat structure in the Cecropiaceae (Urticales). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1995. 80(5): 1-14.

Kravtsova T.I., Carvajal S. Siconium wall structure in Mexican species of the genus Ficus L. (Moraceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1995. 80(1): 42-55.

Kravtsova T.I. Development of fruit and seed envelopes in Urtica dioica and U. cannabina (Urticaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1993. 78(2): 52-65.

Shrestha К.K., Kravtsova T.I. Seed coat anatomy and ultrasculpture in the genus Cyananthus (Campanulaceae) in relation to its systematics. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1992. 77(6): 18-29.

Kravtsova T.I. Fruit structure in the tribe Parietarieae (Urticaceae) in relation to its systematics. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1992. 77(7): 12-29.

Kravtsova T.I. The origin and structure of pseudantium in the genus Gesnouinia (Urticaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1992. 77(4): 39-44.

Kravtsova T.I. The carpological characteristics of members of the genus Parietaria (Urticaceae). The secondary covers and evolutional trends in fruit development. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1990. 75(11): 1497-1508.

Kravtsova T.I. Seed and seed coat structure in the members of the genus Cistanche (Orobanchaceae) of the flora of the USSR. Bull. Main Bot. Gard. RAS (Moscow). 1988. 150: 77-82.

Kravtsova T.I., Teryokhin E.S. Histochemical analysis of the seed coat in some representatives of the Orobanchaceae family of the flora of the USSR. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1987. 72(5): 644-651.

Teryokhin E.S., Kravtsova T.I. On the importance of the seed coat features for the systematics of Orobanchaceae of the flora of the USSR. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1987. 72(1): 15-24.

Teryokhin E.S., Kravtsova T.I. The development and the main structural features of the seed coat in some representatives of the Orobanchaceae of the Flora of the USSR. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1986. 71(11): 1501-1512.

Teryokhin E.S., Kravtsova T.I. Carpological and anatomical analysis of the genus Phelipanche (Orobanchaceae). Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1983. 68(11): 1488-1496.

Batygina T.B., Kravtsova T.I., Shamrov I.I. The comparative embryology of some representatives of the orders Nymphaeales and Nelumbonales. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1980. 65(8): 1071-1087.