Centre for Ecological Research

Institute of Ecology and Botany

"Lendület" Landscape and Conservation Ecology

Publications of Borbála Szabó

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  • Szabó, B., Bálint, B., Balogh, K., Mézes, M. & Seres, A. 2022. Changes in soil moisture and temperature modify the toxicity of sodium selenite and sodium selenate for Folsomnia candida (Collembola) Willem 1902. - Applied Soil Ecology 177: 104543. pdf

  • Korányi, D., Egerer, M., Rusch, A., Szabó, B. & Batáry, P. 2022. Urbanization hampers biological control of insect pests: A global meta-analysis. - Science of The Total Environment 834: 155396. pdf

  • Bakonyi, G., Vásárhelyi, T. & Szabó, B. 2022. Pollution impacts on water bugs (Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha): state of the art and their biomonitoring potential. - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 194:301. pdf


  • Kiss, I., Erdélyi, G. and Szabó, B. 2021: Nesting activity and reproductive success of Emys orbicularis in Babat Valley (Gödöllő, Hungary). Herpetological Conservation and Biology 16(3):624–638. pdf

  • Bálint, B., Balogh, K., Mézes, M. & Szabó, B. 2021. Differences in the effects of sodium selenate and sodium selenite on the mortality, reproduction, lipid peroxidation and glutathione redox status of Folsomia candida Willem 1902 (Collembola). - European Journal of Soil Biology 107: 103361 pdf

  • Szabó, B., Lang, Zs., Kövér, Sz. & Bakonyi, G. 2021. The inter-individual variance can provide additional information for the ecotoxicologists beside the mean. - Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 217: 112260. pdf


  • Szabó, B., Seres, A. & Bakonyi, G. 2020. Distinct changes in the life-history strategies of Folsomia candida Willem (Collembola: Isotomidae) due to multi- and transgenerational treatments with an insecticide. - Applied Soil Ecology 152: 103563. pdf

  • Szabó, B., Bálint, B. & Mézes, M. 2020. Effects of aflatoxin contaminated maize on Folsomia candida (Collembola). - European Journal of Soil Biology 101: 103233. pdf

  • Szabó B., Bálint B., Mézes M. & Balogh K. 2020. Agricultural trichothecene mycotoxin contamination affects the life-history and reduced glutathione content of Folsomia candida Willem (Collembola). - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 66: 379–392. pdf


  • Szabó, B., Lang, Zs., Bakonyi, G., Märien, J., Roelofs, D., van Gestel, C.A.M. & Seres, A. 2019. Transgenerational and multigenerational stress gene responses to the insecticide etofenprox in Folsomia candida (Collembola). - Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 175: 181–191. abstract

  • Erdélyi, G., Szabó, B. & Kiss, I. 2019. Basking activity pattern of the European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Babat valley (Gödöllő, Hungary). - Herpetozoa 32: 221–227. pdf

  • Szabó, B., Kocsis, R. & Mézes, M. 2019. Reproduction inhibiting effects of deoxynivalenol or T-2 toxin contaminated maize on Folsomia candida (Collembola). - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 65: 323–334. pdf


  • Szabó, B., Seres, A. & Bakonyi, G. 2018. Folsomia candida (Collembola) locomotor activity pattern is changed by a neurotoxicant pesticide. - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 64: 355–368. pdf


  • Szabó, B. & Bakonyi, G. 2017. Multigenerational and transgenerational side-effects of an insecticide on eggs of Folsomia candida (Collembola). - Polish Journal of Ecology 65: 110–121. abstract

  • Szabó, B., Seres, A. & Bakonyi, G. 2017. Long-term consumption and food replacement of near-isogenic by Bt-maize alter life-history traits of Folsomia candida Willem 1902 (Collembola). - Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 15: 1275–1286. pdf

  • Szabó, B. & Bakonyi, G. (2017). The influence of different substrates on the reproduction traits of Folsomia candida (Collembola) in an insecticide test. - Columella 4: 33–40. pdf


  • Bánszegi, O., Kosztolányi, A., Bakonyi, G., Szabó, B. & Dombos, M. 2014. New Method for Automatic Body Length Measurement of the Collembolan, Folsomia candida Willem 1902 (Insecta: Collembola). - PLoS ONE 9: e98230. pdf