Eva Kaštovská

Eva Kaštovská

Doc. Mgr. Eva Kaštovská, Ph.D.

Soil biologist

ResearcherID: B-8507-2016

University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

  • Branišovská 1760, 370 05 České Budějovice
  • Czech Republic

Education and Academic Positions

  • 1994 – 1999 BSc and MSc at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, graduated in Environmental sciences
  • 1999 – 2004 PhD at University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, graduated in Ecosystem Biology
  • 1999 – 2006 Scientist at Institute of Soil Biology AS CR
  • 2003 – present Teacher and researcher at University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, Department of Ecosystem Biology

Teaching Interests

  • Technologies in environment protection University of South Bohemia
  • Soil microbiology University of South Bohemia
  • Plant-microbe interactions University of South Bohemia


Consultancy in methodical questions related to C fluxes in plant-soil systems and soil microbial activities within C and N cycles using classical methods and 13C and 15N labeling

Scientific Activities

  • Reviewer for scientific journals: Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Applied Soil Ecology, Scientific Reports, Ecological Research
  • Professional membership: Czech Ecological Society


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Spatial heterogeneity of belowground microbial communities linked to peatland microhabitats with different plant dominants

Peatland vegetation is composed mostly of mosses, graminoids and ericoid shrubs, and these have a distinct impact on peat biogeochemistry. We studied...


A plant–microbe interaction framework explaining nutrient effects on primary production

The idea behind this study started with a passionate discussion about the relevance of phosphorus (P) limitation in Arctic tundra soils. Most...


The Effect of P enrichment on Exudate Quantity and Bioavailability – a Comparison of Two Macrophyte Species

We compared exudation and rhizosphere microbial activity of two macrophytes growing in tropical marshes. Eleocharis spp. are adapted to low nutrient...