Alpine Marmot (Marmota marmota)

Publications from the Population Ecology Group

Since the group has been established in 2016, we have produced more than 150 scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals. Publications cover a range of eco-evolutionary topics, from molecular to evolutionary to community ecology, including biostatistical developments.
Alpine Marmot (Marmota marmota)
Image: Holger Schielzeth

Complete list of publications

  • Preprints

    Israni, B., Haenniger, S., Raguschke, B., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J. & Giddings Vassão, D. (2024). Influence of plant defense signaling and innate insect metabolic differences to the overall performance of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) corn and rice strains on maize as a host. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2023.12.07.570551External link

    Schielzeth, H. (2020). Phylogenetic, geographic and ecological distribution of a green-brown polymorphisms in European Orthopterans. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.03.31.016915External link

  • Early view

    Wildermuth, B., Hagge, J., Seifert, C.L., Tjaden, R. & Schuldt, A. (2024). Beneficial effects of native broadleaved forests on canopy beetle diversity are not reduced by admixture of non-native conifers. Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.14623External link 

    Dietrich, P., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., Bonato Asato, A.E., Bröcher, M., Gleixner, G., Huang, Y., Roscher, C., Schmid, B., Vogel, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2024). Plant diversity and community age stabilize ecosystem multifunctionality. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.17225External link 

    Medina-van Berkum, P., Schmöckel, E., Bischoff, A., Carrasco-Farias, N., Catford, J.A., Feldmann, R., Groten, K., Henry, H.A.L., Bucharova, A., Hänniger, S., Luong, J.C., Meis, J., Oetama, V.S.P., Pärtel, M., Power, S.A., Villellas, J., Welk, E., Wingler, A., Rothe, B., Gershenzon, J., Reichelt, M., Roscher, C. & Unsicker, S.B. (2024). Plant geographic distribution influences chemical defences in native and introduced Plantago lanceolata populations. Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.14535External link

    Bröcher, M., Meyer, S.T., Eisenhauer, N. & Ebeling, A. (2024). The positive plant diversity-consumer relationship is independent of grassland age. Basic and Applied Ecology doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2024.02.006External link 

    Bassi, L., Hennecke, J., Albracht, C., Bröcher, M., Solbach, M.D., Schaller, J., Doan, V., Wagner, H., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., van Dam, N.M. & Weigelt, A. (2023). Uncovering the secrets of monoculture yield decline: trade-offs between leaf and root chemical and physical defence traits in a grassland experiment. Oikos 2023: e10061. doi: 10.1111/oik.10061External link

    Li, Z.Y., Costamagna, A.C., Beran, F. & You, M.S. (2023). Biology, ecology and management of flea beetles in Brassica crops. Annual Review in Entomology 69: (in press). 

  • 2024

    Argens, L., Weisser, W.W., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Lange, M., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Schielzeth, H., Schmid, B., Wilcke, W. & Meyer, S.T. (2023). Relationships between ecosystem functions vary among years and plots and are driven by plant species richness. Oikos 2024: e10096. doi: 10.1111/oik.10096External link

    Gikonyo, M.W., Ahn, S.-J., Biondi, M., Fritzlar, F., Okamura, Y., Vogel, H., Köllner, T.G., Şen, I., Hernández-Teixidor, D., Lee, C.-F., Letsch, H. & Beran, F. (2024). A radiation of Psylliodes flea beetles on Brassicaceae is associated with the evolution of specific detoxification enzymes. Evolution 78: 127-145. doi: 10.1093/evolut/qpad197External link 

    Güney, G., Cedden, D., Hänniger, S., Hegedus, D.D., Heckel, D.G. & Toprak, U. (2024). Peritrophins are involved in the defense against Bacillus thuringiensis and nucleopolyhedrovirus formulations in Spodoptera littoralis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 166: 104073. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2024.104073External link 

    Huang, Y., Stein, G., Kolle, O., Kübler, K., Schulze, E.-D., Dong, H., Eichenberg, D., Gleixner, G., Hildebrandt, A., Lange, M., Roscher, C., Schielzeth, H., Schmid, B., Weigelt , A., Weisser, W.W., Shadaydeh, M., Denzler, J., Ebeling, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2024). Enhanced stability of grassland soil temperature by plant diversity. Nature Geoscience 17: 44-50. doi: 10.1038/s41561-023-01338-5External link

    Smith, M.D., Wilkins, K.D., Holdrege, M.C., Wilfahrt, P., Collins, S.L., Knapp, A.K., Sala, O.E., Dukes, J.S., Phillips, R.P., Yahdjian, L., Gherardi, L.A., Ohlert, T., Beier, C., Fraser, L.H., Jentsch, A., Loik, M.E., Maestre, F.T., Power, S.A., Yu, Q., Felton, A.J., Munson, S.M., Luo, Y., Abdoli, H., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Alberti, J., Alon, M., An, H., Anacker, B., Anderson, M., Auge, H., Bachle, S., Bahalkeh, K., Bahn, M., Batbaatar, A., Bauerle, T., Beard, K.H., Behn, K., Beil, I., Biancari, L., Blindow, I., Bondaruk, V.F., Borer, E.T., Bork, E.W., Bruschetti, C.M., Byrne, K.M., Cahill Jr., J.F., Calvo, D.A., Carbognani, M., Cardoni, A., Carlyle, C.N., Castillo-Garcia, M., Chang, S.X., Chieppa, J., Cianciaruso, M.V., Cohen, O., Cordeiro, A.L., Cusack, D.F., Dahlke, S., Daleo, P., D'Antonio, C.M., Dietterich, L.H., S. Doherty, T., Dubbert, M., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, F.M., Forte, T.a.G.W., Gebauer, T., Gozalo, B., Greenville, A.C., Guidoni-Martins, K.G., Hannusch, H.J., Vatsø Haugum, S., Hautier, Y., Hefting, M., Henry, H.A.L., Hoss, D., Ingrisch, J., Iribarne, O., Isbell, F., Johnson, Y., Jordan, S., Kelly, E.F., Kimmel, K., Kreyling, J., Kröel-Dulay, G., Kröpfl, A., Kübert, A., Kulmatiski, A., Lamb, E.G., Larsen, K.S., Larson, J., Lawson, J., Leder, C.V., Linstädter, A., Liu, J., Liu, S., Lodge, A.G., Longo, G., Loydi, A., Luan, J., Curtis Lubbe, F., Macfarlane, C., Mackie-Haas, K., Malyshev, A.V., Maturano-Ruiz, A., Merchant, T., Metcalfe, D.B., Mori, A.S., Mudongo, E., Newman, G.S., Nielsen, U.N., Nimmo, D., Niu, Y., Nobre, P., O'Connor, R.C., Ogaya, R., Oñatibia, G.R., Orbán, I., Osborne, B., Otfinowski, R., Pärtel, M., Penuelas, J., Peri, P.L., Peter, G., Petraglia, A., Picon-Cochard, C., Pillar, V.D., Piñeiro-Guerra, J.M., Ploughe, L.W., Plowes, R.M., Portales-Reyes, C., Prober, S.M., Pueyo, Y., Reed, S.C., Ritchie, E.G., Rodríguez, D.A., Rogers, W.E., Roscher, C., Sánchez, A.M., Santos, B.A., Cecilia Scarfó, M., Seabloom, E.W., Shi, B., Souza, L., Stampfli, A., Standish, R.J., Sternberg, M., Sun, W., Sünnemann, M., Tedder, M., Thorvaldsen, P., Tian, D., Tielbörger, K., Valdecantos, A., van den Brink, L., Vandvik, V., Vankoughnett, M.R., Guri Velle, L., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Wardle, G.M., Werner, C., Wei, C., Wiehl, G., Williams, J.L., Wolf, A.A., Zeiter, M., Zhang, F., Zhu, J., Zong, N. & Zuo, X. (2024). Extreme drought impacts have been underestimated in grasslands and shrublands globally. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 121: e2309881120.  doi:10.1073/pnas.2309881120External link

    Wildermuth, B., Penanhoat, A., Sennhenn-Reulen, H., Matevski, D., Drescher, J., Aubry-Kientz, M., Seidel, D. & Schuldt, A. (2024). Canopy structure influences arthropod communities within and beyond tree identity effects: Insights from combining LiDAR data, insecticidal fogging and machine learning regression modelling. Ecological Indicators 160: 111901.  doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2024.111901External link 

    Zheng, L., Barry, K.E., Guerrero-Ramírez, N.R., Craven, D., Reich, P.B., Verheyen, K., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Eisenhauer, N., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Cavender-Bares, J., Dolezal, J., Auge, H., Fagundes, M.V., Ferlian, O., Fiedler, S., Forrester, D.I., Ganade, G., Gebauer, T., Haase, J., Hajek, P., Hector, A., Hérault, B., Hölscher, D., Hulvey, K.B., Irawan, B., Jactel, H., Koricheva, J., Kreft, H., Lanta, V., Leps, J., Mereu, S., Messier, C., Montagnini, F., Mörsdorf, M., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nock, C.A., Paquette, A., Parker, W.C., Parker, J.D., Parrotta, J.A., Paterno, G.B., Perring, M.P., Piotto, D., Wayne Polley, H., Ponette, Q., Potvin, C., Quosh, J., Rewald, B., Godbold, D.L., van Ruijven, J., Standish, R.J., Stefanski, A., Sundawati, L., Urgoiti, J., Williams, L.J., Wilsey, B.J., Yang, B., Zhang, L., Zhao, Z., Yang, Y., Sandén, H., Ebeling, A., Schmid, B., Fischer, M., Kotowska, M.M., Palmborg, C., Tilman, D., Yan, E. & Hautier, Y. (2024). Effects of plant diversity on productivity strengthen over time due to trait-dependent shifts in species overyielding. Nature Communications 15: 2078.  doi: 10.1038/s41467-024-46355-zExternal link 

  • 2023

    Bakker, J.D., Price, J.N., Henning, J.A., Batzer, E.E., Ohlert, T.J., Wainwright, C.E., Adler, P.B., Alberti, J., Arnillas, C.A., Biederman, L.A., Borer, E.T., Brudvig, L.A., Buckley, Y.M., Bugalho, M.N., Cadotte, M.W., Caldeira, M.C., Catford, J.A., Chen, Q.Q., Crawley, M.J., Daleo, P., Dickman, C.R., Donohue, I., DuPre, M.E., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fay, P.A., Gruner, D.S., Haider, S., Hautier, Y., Jentsch, A., Kirkman, K., Knops, J.M.H., Lannes, L.S., MacDougall, A.S., McCulley, R.L., Mitchell, R.M., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J.W., Mortensen, B., Venterink, H.O., Peri, P.L., Power, S.A., Prober, S.M., Roscher, C., Sankaran, M., Seabloom, E.W., Smith, M.D., Stevens, C., Sullivan, L.L., Tedder, M., Veen, G.F., Virtanen, R. & Wardle, G.M. (2023). Compositional variation in grassland plant communities. Ecosphere 14: e4542.  doi: 10.1002/ecs2.4542External link

    Bröcher, M., Ebeling, A., Hertzog, L., Roscher, C., Weisser, W. & Meyer, S.T. (2023). Effects of plant diversity on species-specific herbivory: patterns and mechanisms. Oecologia 201: 1053-1066. doi: 10.1007/s00442-023-05361-6External link 

    Castillo, E.R.D., Scattolini, M.C., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M., Martí, D.A., Cabral-De-Mello, D.C. & Cigliano, M.M. (2023). Karyotype evolution in Ronderosia grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 198: 351–367. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlac090External link 

    Chen, Q., Wang, S., Borer, E.T., Bakker, J.D., Seabloom, E.W., Harpole, W.S., Eisenhauer, N., Lekberg, Y., Buckley, Y.M., Catford, J.A., Roscher, C., Donohue, I., Power, S.A., Daleo, P., Ebeling, A., Knops, J.M.H., Martina, J.P., Eskelinen, A., Morgan, J.W., Risch, A.C., Caldeira, M.C., Bugalho, M.N., Virtanen, R., Barrio, I.C., Niu, Y., Jentsch, A., Stevens, C.J., Gruner, D.S., MacDougall, A.S., Alberti, J. & Hautier, Y. (2023). Multidimensional responses of grassland stability to eutrophication. Nature Communications 14: 6375. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42081-0External link

    Garbowski, M., Boughton, E., Ebeling, A., Fay, P., Hautier, Y., Holz, H., Jentsch, A., Jurburg, S., Ladouceur, E., Martina, J., Ohlert, T., Raynaud, X., Roscher, C., Sonnier, G., Tognetti, P.M., Yahdjian, L., Wilfahrt, P. & Harpole, S. (2023). Nutrient enrichment alters seasonal β-diversity in global grasslands. Journal of Ecology 111: 2134-2145. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.14182External link 

    Körnig, J., Ortizo, K., Sporer, T., Yang, Z.L. & Beran, F. (2023). Different myrosinases activate sequestered glucosinolates in larvae and adults of the horseradish flea beetle. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 163: 104040. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2023.104040External link 

    Lange, M., Ebeling, A., Voigt, W. & Weisser, W. (2023). Restoration of insect communities after land use change is shaped by plant diversity: a case study on carabid beetles (Carabidae). Scientific Reports 13: 2140.  doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-28628-7External link

    Letsch, H. & Beran, F. (2023). Jumping to new hosts: the diversification of flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticini) in the context of their host plant associations. Insect Systematics and Diversity 7: 2.1-12.  doi: 10.1093/isd/ixad019External link 

    Maciá-Vicente, J.G., Francioli, D., Weigelt, A., Albracht, C., Barry, K.E., Buscot, F., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Hennecke, J., Heintz-Buschart, A., van Ruijven, J. & Mommer, L. (2023). The structure of root-associated fungal communities is related to the long-term effects of plant diversity on productivity. Molecular Ecology 32: 3763-3777. doi: 10.1111/mec.16956External link

    Mutwill, A.M., Schielzeth, H., Richter, S.H., Kaiser, S. & Sachser, N. (2023). Conditional on the social environment? Roots of repeatability in hormone concentrations. Hormones and Behavior 155: 105423. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2023.105423External link

    Peona, V., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M., Lutgen, D., Olsen, R.A., Alaei Kakhki, N., Andriopoulos, P., Bontzorlos, V., Schweizer, M., Suh, A. & Burri, R. (2023). An annotated chromosome-scale reference genome for Eastern black-eared wheatear (Oenanthe melanoleuca). G3 - Genes Genomes Genetics 13: jkad088. doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkad088External link 

    Pick, J.L., Kasper, C., Allegue, H., Dingemanse, N., Dochtermann, N.A., Laskowski, K.L., Lima, M.R., Schielzeth, H., Westneat, D.F., Wright, J. & Araya-Ajoy, Y.G. (2023). Describing posterior distributions of variance components: Problems and the use of null distributions to aid interpretation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14: 2557-2574. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.14200External link 

    Singh, P., Wolthaus, J., Schielzeth, H. & Müller, C. (2023). State-dependency of behavioural traits is a function of the life-stage in a holometabolous insect. Animal Behaviour 203: 29-39. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2023.06.013External link 

    Varma, M., Winter, G., Rowland, H.M. & Schielzeth, H. (2023). Ontogeny of color development in two green-brown polymorphic grasshopper species. Ecology and Evolution 13: e10712. doi: 10.1002/ece3.10712External link 

    Wilfahrt, P.A., Seabloom, E.W., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L., Bugalho, M.N., Cadotte, M.W., Caldeira, M.C., Catford, J.A., Chen, Q.Q., Donohue, I., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Haider, S., Heckman, R.W., Jentsch, A., Koerner, S.E., Komatsu, K.J., Laungani, R., MacDougall, A., Martina, J.P., Martinson, H., Moore, J.L., Niu, Y.J., Ohlert, T., Venterink, H.O., Orr, D., Peri, P., Pos, E., Price, J., Raynaud, X., Ren, Z.W., Roscher, C., Smith, N.G., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L.L., Tedder, M., Tognetti, P.M., Veen, C., Wheeler, G., Young, A.L., Young, H. & Borer, E.T. (2023). Nothing lasts forever: Dominant species decline under rapid environmental change in global grasslands. Journal of Ecology 111:  2472-2482. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.14198External link

    Winter, G., Wirsching, L. & Schielzeth, H. (2023). Condition-dependence of (un)predictability in escape behavior of a grasshopper species. Behavioral Ecology 34: 741–750. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arad047External link [Data availability]External link  [Code availability]External link

  • 2022

    Achury, R., Clement, L., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S., Voigt, W. & Weisser, W.W. (2022). Plant diversity and functional identity alter ant occurrence and activity in experimental grasslands. Ecosphere 13: e4252. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.4252External link Bračić, M., Bohn, L., Krakenberg, V., von Kortzfleisch, V., Schielzeth, H., Kaiser, S., Sachser, N. & Richter, S.H. (2022). Once an optimist, always an optimist? Studying cognitive judgment bias in mice. Behavioral Ecology 33: 775–788. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arac040External link

    Alaei Kakhki, N., Schweizer, M., Lutgen, D., Bowie, R.C.K., Shirihai, H., Suh, A., Schielzeth, H. & Burri, R. (2022). A phylogenomic assessment of processes underpinning convergent evolution in open-habitat chats. Molecular Biology and Evolution 40: msac278. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msac278External link

    Ebeling, A., Strauss, A., Adler, P.B., Arnillas, C., Barrio, I., Biederman, L., Borer, E., Bugalho, M., Caldeira, M., Cadotte, M., Daleo, P., Eisenhauer, N., Eskelinen, A., Fay, P., Firn, J., Graff, P., Hagenah, N., Haider, S., Komatsu, K., McCulley, R., Mitchell, C., Moore, J., Pascual, J., Peri, P., Power, S., Prober, S., Risch, A., Roscher, C., Sankaran, M., Seabloom, E., Schielzeth, H., Schutz, M., Speziale, K., Tedder, M., Virtanen, R. & Blumenthal, D. (2022). Nutrient enrichment increases invertebrate herbivory and pathogen damage in grasslands. Journal of Ecology 110: 327-339. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13801External link

    Gerber, R., Cabon, L., Piscart, C., Roussel, J.-M. & Bergerot, B. (2022). Body stores of emergent aquatic insects are associated with body size, sex, swarming behaviour and dispersal strategies. Freshwater Biology 67: 2161-2175. doi: 10.1111/fwb.14003External link

    Heinze, P., Dieker, P., Rowland, H.M. & Schielzeth, H. (2022). Evidence for morph-specific substrate choice in a green-brown polymorphic grasshopper. Behavioral Ecology 33: 17-26. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arab133External link [Open data and code]External link

    Ladouceur, E., Blowes, S.A., Chase, J.M., Clark, A.T., Garbowski, M., Alberti, J., Arnillas, C.A., Bakker, J.D., Barrio, I.C., Bharath, S., Borer, E.T., Brudvig, L.A., Cadotte, M.W., Chen, Q., Collins, S.L., Dickman, C.R., Donohue, I., Du, G., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fay, P.A., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Jentsch, A., Jonsdottir, I.S., Komatsu, K., MacDougall, A., Martina, J.P., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J.W., Peri, P.L., Power, S.A., Ren, Z., Risch, A.C., Roscher, C., Schuchardt, M.A., Seabloom, E.W., Stevens, C.J., Veen, G.F.C., Virtanen, R., Wardle, G.M., Wilfahrt, P.A. & Harpole, W.S. (2022). Linking changes in species composition and biomass in a globally distributed grassland experiment. Ecology Letters 25: 2699-2712. doi: 10.1111/ele.14126External link

    Moran, N.P., Caspers, B.A., Chakarov, N., Ernst, U.R., Fricke, C., Kurtz, J., Lilie, N.D., Lo, L.K., Müller, C., Takola, E., Trimmer, P.C., van Benthem, K.J., Winterlitz, J. & Wittmann, M.J. (2022). Shifts between cooperation and antagonism driven by individual
    variation: a systematic synthesis review. Oikos 2022: e08201. doi: 10.1111/oik.08201External link

    Schielzeth, H. & Nakagawa, S. (2022). Conditional repeatability and the variance explained by reaction norm variation in random slope models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 13: 1214-1223. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13856External link  [Open code]External link

    Takola, E. & Schielzeth, H. (2022). Hutchinson’s ecological niche for individuals. Biology & Philosophy 37: 25. doi: 10.1007/s10539-022-09849-yExternal link

    Trappes, R., Nematipour, B., Kaiser, M.I., Krohs, U., van Benthem, K.J., Ernst, U.R., Gadau, J., Korsten, P., Kurtz, J., Schielzeth, H., Schmoll, T. & Takola, E. (2022). How individualized niches arise: Mechanisms of niche construction, niche choice, and niche conformance. BioScience 72: 538-548. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biac023External link

  • 2021

    Grenzer, J., Kulmatiski, A., Forero, L., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N. & Norton, J. (2021). Moderate plant-soil feedbacks have small effects on the biodiversity-productivity relationship: A field experiment. Ecology and Evolution 11: 11651-11663. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7819External link

    Mahadevaraju, S., Fear, J.M., Akeju, M., Galletta, B.J., Pinheiro, M.M.L.S., Avelino, C.C., Cabral-de-Mello, D.C., Conlon, K., Dell’Orso, S., Demere, Z., Mansuria, K., Mendonça, C.A., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M., Ross, E., Savery, M., Yu, K., Smith, H.E., Sartorelli, V., Yang, H., Rusan, N.M., Vibranovski, M.D., Matunis, E. & Oliver, B. (2021). Dynamic sex chromosome expression in Drosophila male germ cells. Nature Communications 12: 892. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-20897-yExternal link [Open data]External link [NCBI accession numbers: GSE125947, GSE115511, GSE11547]External link

    Moran, N., Sánchez-Tójar, A., Schielzeth, H. & Reinhold, K. (2020). Poor nutritional condition promotes high-risk behaviours: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Biological Reviews 96: 269-288. doi: 10.1111/brv.12655External link [Open data and code]External link

    Martí, E., Milani, D., Bardella, V.B., Albuquerque, L., Song, H., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M. & Cabral-de-Mello, D.C. (2021). Cytogenomic analysis unveils mixed molecular evolution and recurrent chromosome rearrangements shaping the multigene families on Schistocerca grasshopper genomes. Evolution 75: 2027-2041. doi: 10.1111/evo.14287External link [NCBI Bioproject accession number: PRJNA728796]External link

    Mutwill, A.M., Schielzeth, H., Zimmermann, T.D., Richter, H., Kaiser, S. & Sachser, N. (2021). Individuality meets plasticity: endocrine phenotypes across male dominance rank acquisition in a complex social environment. Hormones and Behavior 131: 104967. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2021.104967External link [Open data]External link

    Peona, V., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M., Blommaert, J., Liu, J., Haryoko, T., Jønsson, K.A., Irestedt, M., Zhou, Q., Jern, P. & Suh, A. (2021). The avian W chromosome is a refugium for endogenous retroviruses with likely effects on female-biased mutational load and genetic incompatibilities. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 376: 20200186. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2020.0186External link [Open data]External link

    Radujkovic, D., Verbruggen, E., Seabloom, E.W., Bahn, M., Biederman, L.A., Borer, E.T., Boughton, E.H., Catford, J.A., Campioli, M., Donohue, I., Ebeling, A., Eskelinen, A., Fay, P.A., Hansart, A., Knops, J.M.H., MacDougall, A.S., Ohlert, T., Venterink, H.O., Raynaud, X., Risch, A.C., Roscher, C., Schutz, M., Silveira, M.L., Stevens, C.J., Van Sundert, K., Virtanen, R., Wardle, G.M., Wragg, P.D. & Vicca, S. (2021). Soil properties as key predictors of global grassland production: Have we overlooked micronutrients? Ecology Letters 24: 2713-2725. doi: 10.1111/ele.13894External link

    Roeder, A., Schweingruber, F.H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, M. & Roscher, C. (2021). Plant diversity effects on plant longevity and their relationships to population stability in experimental grasslands. Journal of Ecology 109: 2566-2579. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13661External link [Open data]External link [Open data]External link [Open data]External link

    Santander, M.D., Cabral-de-Mello, D.C., Taffarel, A., Martí, D.A., Palacios-Gimenez, O.M. & Castollo, E.R.D. (2021). New insights into the six decades of Mesa’s hypothesis of chromosomal evolution in Ommexechinae grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acridoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 20: 1-15. doi: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlaa188/6138200External link

    Schielzeth, H. & Wolf, J.B.W. (2021). Community genomics: a community-wide perspective on within-species genetic diversity. American Journal of Botany 108: 2108-2111. doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1796External link

    Strecker, T., Jesch, A., Bachmann, D., Jüds, M., Karbstein, K., Ravenek, J., Roscher, C., Weigelt , A., Eisenhauer, N. & Scheu, S. (2021). Incorporation of mineral nitrogen into the soil food web as affected by plant community composition. Ecology and Evolution 11: 4295-4309. doi:10.1002/ece3.7325External link [Open data]External link

    Skarbek, C.J., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., Schulze, C., Sepperl, A. & Pufal, G. (2021). Testing a highly replicable and standardized method to rapidly assess seed removal probabilities. Basic and Applied Ecology 52: 15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2021.02.008External link [Data and code availability]External link

    Stoffel, M.A., Nakagawa, S. & Schielzeth, H. (2021). partR2: Partitioning R2 in generalized linear mixed models. PeerJ 9: e11414. doi: 10.7717/peerj.11414External link [R package]External link

    Takola, E., Krause, E.T., Müller, C. & Schielzeth, H. (2021). Novelty at second glance: a critical appraisal of the novel object paradigm based on meta-analysis. Animal Behaviour 180: 123-142. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.07.018External link

    van Moorsel, S.J., Hahl, T., Petchey, O.L., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Schmid, B. & Wagg, C. (2021). Co-occurrence history increases ecosystem stability and resilience in experimental plant communities. Ecology 102: e03205. doi:10.1002/ecy.3205External link [Open data]External link

    Van Sundert, K., Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Bharath, S., Buckley, Y.M., Caldeira, M.C., Donohue, I., Dubbert, M., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Eskelinen, A., Finn, A., Gebauer, T., Haider, S., Hansart, A., Jentsch, A., Kübert, A., Nijs, I., Nock, C.A., Nogueira, C., Porath‐Krause, A.J., Radujković, D., Raynaud, X., Risch, A.C., Roscher, C., Scherer‐Lorenzen, M., Schuchardt, M.A., Schütz, M., Siebert, J., Sitters, J., Spohn, M., Virtanen, R., Werner, C., Wilfahrt, P. & Vicca, S. (2021). Fertilized graminoids intensify negative drought effects on grassland productivity. Global Change Biology 27: 2441-2457. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15583 External link[Open data and code]External link 

    Winter, G., Varma, M. & Schielzeth, H. (2021). Simple inheritance of color and pattern polymorphism in the steppe grasshopper Chorthippus dorsatus. Heredity 127: 66-78. doi: 10.1038/s41437-021-00433-wExternal link [Open data]External link

  • 2020

    Barnes, D., Scherber, C., Brose, U., Borer, E.T., Ebeling, A., Gauzens, B., Giling, D.P., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Ristok, C., Tilman, D., Weisser, W.W. & Eisenhauer, N. (2020). Biodiversity enhances the multitrophic control of arthropod herbivory. Science Advances 6: eabb6603. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb6603External link [Open data]External link [Open code]External link

    Buzhdygan, O.Y., Meyer, S.T., Weisser, W.W., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Borrett, S.R., Buchmann, N., Cortois, R., De Deyn, G.B., de Kroon, H., Gleixner, G., Hertzog, L.R., Hines, J., Lange, M., Mommer, L., Ravenek, J., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Steinauer, K., Strecker, T., Tietjen, B., Vogel, A., Weigelt , A. & Petermann, J.S. (2020). Biodiversity increases multitrophic energy use efficiency, flow and storage in grasslands. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 393-405. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1123-8External link [Open data]External link

    Chakrabarty, A. & Schielzeth, H. (2020). Comparative analysis of the multivariate genetic architecture of morphological traits in three species of Gomphocerine grasshoppers. Heredity 124: 367-382. doi: 10.1038/s41437-41019-40276-41431External link [Open data]External link

    Dietrich, P., Roeder, A., Cesarz, S., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.D., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A. & Roscher, C. (2020). Nematode communities, plant nutrient economy and life-cycle characteristics jointly determine plant monoculture performance over 12 years. Oikos 129: 466-479. doi: 10.1111/oik.06989External link [Open data]External link

    Ebeling, A., Lind, E.W., Meyer, S.T., Barnes, A.D., Borer, E.T., Eisenhauer, N. & Weisser, W.W. (2020). Contrasting effects of plant diversity on β- and γ-diversity of grassland invertebrates. Ecology 101: e03057. doi: 10.1002/ecy.3057External link

    Jochum, M., Fischer, M., Isbell, F., Roscher, C., van der Plas, F., Boch, S., Boenisch, G., Buchmann, N., Catford, J.A., Cavender-Bares, J., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Gleixner, G., Hölzel, N., Kattge, J., Klaus, V.H., Kleinebecker, T., Lange, M., Le Provost, G., Meyer, S.T., Molina-Venegas, R., Mommer, L., Oelmann, Y., Penone, C., Prati, D., Reich, P.B., Rindisbacher, A., Schäfer, D., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Tilman, D., Tscharntke, T., Vogel, A., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Wilcke, W. & Manning, P. (2020). The results of biodiversity-ecosystem functioning experiments are realistic. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 1485-1494. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1280-9External link [Open data and code]External link

    Köhler, G. & Schielzeth, H. (2020). Green-brown polymorphism in alpine grasshoppers affects body temperature. Ecology and Evolution 10: 441-450. doi: 10.1002/ece3.5908External link [Open data and code]External link

    Lutgen, D., Ritter, R., Olsem, R.-A., Schielzeth, H., Gruselius, J., Ewels, P., García, J.T., Shirihai, H., Schweizer, M., Suh, A. & Burri, R. (2020). Linked-read sequencing enables haplotype-resolved resequencing at population scale. Molecular Ecology Resources 20: 1311-1322. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.13192External link [Open data]External link [ENA Accession: PRJEB38232]External link

    Ochoa-Hueso, R., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., Hobbie, S.E., Risch, A.C., Collins, S.L., Alberti, J., Bahamonde, H.A., Brown, C.S., Caldeira, M.C., Daleo, P., Dickman, C.R., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Esch, E.H., Eskelinen, A., Fernández, V., Güsewell, S., Gutierrez-Larruga, B., Hofmockel, K., Laungani, R., Lind, E., López, A., McCulley, R.L., Moore, J.L., Peri, P.L., Power, S.A., Price, J.N., Prober, S.M., Roscher, C., Sarneel, J.M., Schütz, M., Siebert, J., Standish, R.J., Velasco Ayuso, S., Virtanen, R., Wardle, G.M., Wiehl, G., Yahdjian, L. & Zamin, T. (2020). Microbial processing of plant remains is co-limited by multiple nutrients in global grasslands. Global Change Biology 26: 4572-4582. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15146External link [Open data]External link

    Prajapati, V.K., Varma, M. & Vadassery, J. (2020). In silico identification of effector proteins from generalist herbivore Spodoptera litura. BMC Genomics 21: 819. doi: 10.1186/s12864-020-07196-4External link

    Schielzeth, H. (2020). Varianzdekomposition mit gemischten Modellen zur Analyse von Individualität im Verhalten. Naguib, M. & Krause, E.T. (eds): Methoden der Verhaltensbiologie. pp. 94-99. Springer, Berlin. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-60415-1_8External link

    Schielzeth, H. & Dieker, P. (2020). The green-brown polymorphism of the club-legged grasshopper Gomphocerus sibiricus is heritable and appears genetically simple. BMC Evolutionary Biology 20: 63. doi: 10.1186/s12862-020-01630-7External link [Open data]External link

    Schielzeth, H., Dingemanse, N., Nakagawa, S., Westneat, D.F., Allegue, H., Teplisky, C., Réale, D., Dochtermann, N.A., Garamszegi, L.Z. & Araya-Ajoy, Y.G. (2020). Robustness of linear mixed-effects models to violations of distributional assumptions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11: 1141-1152. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13434External link [Open code]External link

    Schmoll, T., Rudolfsen, G., Schielzeth, H. & Kleven, O. (2020). Sperm velocity in a promiscuous bird across experimental media of different viscosities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287: 20201031. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1031External link [Open data and code]External link

    Shah, A., Hoffman, J.I. & Schielzeth, H. (2020). Comparative analysis of genomic repeat content in gomphocerine grasshoppers reveals expansion of satellite DNA and helitrons in species with unusually large genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 12: 1180–1193. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evaa119External link [Open data]External link [NCBI Accession: PRJNA559340]External link

    van der Plas, F., Schröder-Georgi, T., Weigelt, A., Barry, K., Meyer, S., Alzate, A., Barnard, R.L., Buchmann, N., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Engels, C., Fischer, M., Gleixner, G., Hildebrandt, A., Koller-France, E., Leimer, S., Milcu, A., Mommer, L., Niklaus, P.A., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D., Temperton, V., Tscharntke, T., Voigt, W., Weisser, W., Wilcke, W. & Wirth, C. (2020). Plant traits alone are poor predictors of ecosystem properties and long-term ecosystem functioning. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4: 1602–1611. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-01316-9External link [Open data]External link [Open code]External link

    Voelkl, B., Altman, N.S., Forsman, A., Forstmeier, W., Gurevitch, J., Jaric, I., Karp, N.A., Kas, M.J., Schielzeth, H., Van de Casteele, T. & Würbel, H. (2020). Reproducibility of animal research in light of biological variation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 21: 384-393. doi: 10.1038/s41583-020-0313-3External link

    Westneat, D.F., Araya-Ajoy, Y.G., Allegue, H., Class, B., Dingemanse, N., Dochtermann, N.A., Garamszegi, L.Z., Martin, J.G.A., Nakagawa, S., Réale, D. & Schielzeth, H. (2020). Collision between biological process and statistical analysis revealed by mean centring. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 2813-2824. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13360External link [Open code]External link

  • 2019

    Barry, K.E., Weigelt, A., van Ruijven, J., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Gessler, A., Ravenek, J.M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Oram, N.J., Vogel, A., Wagg, C. & Mommer, L. (2019). Above- and belowground overyielding are related at the community and species level in a grassland biodiversity experimen. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 55-89. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.05.001External link

    Beugnon, R., Steinauer, K., Barnes, A., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019). Plant functional trait identity and diversity effects on soil meso- and macrofauna in an experimental grassland. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 163-184. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.004External link

    Chakrabarty, A., van Kronenberg, P., Toliopoulos, N. & Schielzeth, H. (2019). Direct and indirect genetic effects on reproductive investment in a grasshopper. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 32: 331-342. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13417External link [Open data]External link

    Eisenhauer, N., Schielzeth, H., Barnes, A.D., Barry, K., Bonn, A., Brose, U., Bruelheide, H., Buchmann, N., Buscot, F., Ebeling, A., Ferlian, O., Freschet, G.T., Giling, D.P., Hättenschwiler, S., Hillebrand, H., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Koller-France, E., König-Ries, B., de Kroon, H., Meyer, S.T., Milcu, A., Müller, J., Nock, C.A., Petermann, J.S., Roscher, C., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Schnitzer, S.A., Schuldt, A., Tscharntke, T., Türke, M., van Dam, N.M., van der Plas, F., Vogel, A., Wagg, C., Wardle, D.A., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Wirth, C. & Jochum, M. (2019). A multitrophic, eco-evolutionary perspective on biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 1-54. doi:10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.001External link

    Firn, J., McGree, J.M., Harvey, E., Flores-Moreno, H., Schütz, M., Buckley, Y.M., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., La Pierre, K.J., MacDougall, A.M., Prober, S.M., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L.L., Porter, E., Ladouceur, E., Allen, C., Moromizato, K.H., Morgan, J.W., Harpole, W.S., Hautier, Y., Eisenhauer, N., Wright, J.P., Adler, P.B., Arnillas, C.A., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L., Broadbent, A.A.D., Brown, C.S., Bugalho, M.N., Caldeira, M.C., Cleland, E.E., Ebeling, A., Fay, P.A., Hagenah, N., Kleinhesselink, A.R., Mitchell, R., Moore, J.L., Nogueira, C., Peri, P.L., Roscher, C., Smith, M.D., Wragg, P.D. & Risch, A.C. (2019). Leaf nutrients, not specific leaf area, are consistent indicators of elevated nutrient inputs. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 400-406. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0790-1External link [Open data]External link

    Gaigher, A., Burri, R., San-Jose, L.M., Roulin, A. & Fumagalli, L. (2019). Lack of statistical power as a major limitation in understanding MHC‐mediated immunocompetence in wild vertebrate populations. Molecular Ecology 28: 5115-5132. doi: 10.1111/mec.15276External link [Open data and code]External link [GenBank Accession: KX189198–KX189343, MG595289-MG595313, MG595314–MG595330]External link

    Giling, D.P., Beaumelle, L., Phillips, H.R.P., Cesarz, S., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gottschall, F., Guerra, C., Hines, J., Sendek, A., Siebert, J., Thakur, M.P. & Barnes, A.D. (2018). A niche for ecosystem multifunctionality in global change research. Global Change Biology 25: 763-774. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14528External link

    Giling, D.P., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Meyer, S.T., Roscher, C., Rzanny, M., Voigt, W., Weisser, W.W. & Hines, J. (2019). Plant diversity alters the representation of motifs in food webs. Nature Communications 10: 1226. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08856-0External link [Open data]External link

    González Macé, O., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Cesarz, S. & Scheu, S. (2019). Variations in trophic niches of generalist predators with plant community composition as indicated by stable isotopes and fatty acids. Soil Organisms 91: 45-59. doi: 10.25674/so91204External link

    Guimarães-Steinicke, C., Weigelt, A., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Duque-Lazo, J., Reu, B., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Wagg, C. & Wirth, C. (2019). Terrestrial laser scanning reveals temporal changes in biodiversity mechanisms driving grassland productivity. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 133-161. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.003External link

    Harry, I., Höfer, H., Schielzeth, H. & Assmann, T. (2019). Protected habitats of Natura 2000 do not coincide with important diversity hotspots of arthropods in mountain grasslands. Insect Conservation and Diversity 12: 329-338. doi: 10.1111/icad.12349External link

    Hines, J., Ebeling, A., Barnes, A., Brose, U., Scherber, C., Scheu, S., Tscharntke, T., Weisser, W.W., Giling, D.P., Klein, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019). Mapping change in biodiversity and ecosystem function research: Food webs foster integration of experiments and science policy. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 297-322. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.008External link

    Hines, J., Giling, D.P., Rzanny, M., Voigt, W., Meyer, S.T., Weisser, W.W., Eisenhauer, N. & Ebeling, A. (2019). A meta food web for invertebrate species collected in a European grassland. Ecology 100: e02679. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2679External link [Open data]External link

    Koshkina, A.I., Koshkin, A.V., Timoshenko, A.Y., Koshkin, A.A. & Schielzeth, H. (2019). White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala surveys in Kazakhstan suggest larger and apparently increasing Eastern population of an endangered wetland species. Bird Study 66: 111-120. doi: 10.1080/00063657.00062019.01618239External link

    Manning, P., Loos, J., Barnes, A.D., Batáry, P., Bianchi, F.J.J.A., Buchmann, N., De Deyn, G.B., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, M., Fründ, J., Grass, I., Isselstein, J., Jochum, M., Klein, A.M., Klingenberg, E.O.F., Landis, D.A., Lepš, J., Lindborgs, R., Meyer, S.T., Temperton, V.M., Westphal, C. & Tscharntke, T. (2019). Transferring biodiversityecosystem function research to the management of ‘real-world’ ecosystems. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 323-356. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.009External link

    Risch, A.C., Zimmermann, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Schütz, M., Frey, B., Firn, J.L., Fay, P.A., Hagedorn, F., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., Harpole, W.S., Knops, J.M.H., McCulley, R.L., Broadbent, A.A.D., Stevens, C.J., Silveira, M.L., Adler, P.B., Báez, S., Biederman, L.A., Blair, J.M., Brown, C.S., Caldeira, M.C., Collins, S.L., Daleo, P., di Virgilio, A., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Esch, E., Eskelinen, A., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Kirkman, K.P., MacDougall, A.S., Moore, J.L., Power, S.A., Prober, S.M., Roscher, C., Sankaran, M., Siebert, J., Speziale, K.L., Tognetti, P.M., Virtanen, R., Yahdjian, L. & Moser, B. (2019). Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands. Nature Communications 10: 4981. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12948-2External link [Open data]External link

    Ristok, C., Poeschl, Y., Dudenhöffer, J.H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Vergara, F., Wagg, C., van Dam, N.M. & Weinhold, A. (2019). Plant species richness elicits changes in the metabolome of grassland species via soil biotic legacy. Journal of Ecology 107: 2240-2254. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13185External link [Open data]External link

    Schuldt, A., Ebeling, A., Kunz, M., Staab, M., Guimaraes-Steinicke, C., Bachmann, D., Buchmann, N., Durka, W., Fichtner, A., Fornoff, F., Hardtle, W., Hertzog, L.R., Klein, A.M., Roscher, C., Schaller, J., von Oheimb, G., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W., Wirth, C., Zhang, J., Bruelheide, H. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019). Multiple plant diversity components drive consumer communities across ecosystems. Nature Communications 10: 1460. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09448-8External link [Open data]External link

    Schweizer, M., Warmuth, V.M., Alaei Kakhki, N., Aliabadian, M., Förschler, M., Shirihai, H., Ewels, P., Gruselius, J., Olsen, R.A., Schielzeth, H., Suh, A. & Burri, R. (2019). Genome-wide evidence supports mitochondrial relationships and pervasive parallel phenotypic evolution in open-habitat chats. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139: 106568. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.106568External link [Open data]External link [Open data]External link

    Schweizer, M., Warmuth, V., Alaei Kakhki, N., Aliabadian, M., Förschler, M., Shirihai, H., Suh, A. & Burri, R. (2019). Parallel plumage colour evolution and introgressive hybridization in wheatears. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31: 100-110. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13401External link [Open data]External link

    Shah, A., Hoffman, J.I. & Schielzeth, H. (2019). Transcriptome assembly for a colour-polymorphic grasshopper (Gomphocerus sibiricus) with a very large genome size. BMC Genomics 20: 370. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5756-4External link [NCBI SRA accession: GHKV00000000]External link

    Vogel, A., Ebeling, A., Gleixner, G., Roscher, C., Scheu, S., Ciobanu, M., Koller-France, E., Lange, M., Lochner, A., Meyer, S.T., Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W., Schmid, B. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019). A new experimental approach to test why biodiversity effects strengthen as ecosystems age. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 221-264. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.006External link

    Vogel, A., Manning, P., W., C.M., Cowles, J., Isbell, F., Jousset, A.L.C., Kimmel, K., Meyer, S.T., Reich, P.B., Roscher, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Tilman, D., Weigelt, A., Weight, A.J., Eisenhauer, N. & Wagg, C. (2019). Lost in trait space: Species-poor communities are inflexible in properties that drive ecosystem functioning. Advances in Ecological Research 61: 91-131. doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2019.06.002External link

  • 2018

    Buchmann, T., Schumacher, J., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, M., Gleixner, G., Hacker, N., Lange, M., Oelmann, Y., Schulze, E.-D., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Wilcke, W. & Roscher, C. (2018). Connecting experimental biodiversity research to real-world grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 33: 78-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2018.06.002External link

    Craven, D., Eisenhauer, N., Pearse, W.D., Hautier, Y., Isbell, F., Roscher, C., Bahn, M., Beierkuhnlein, C., Bönisch, G., Buchmann, N., Byun, C., Catford, J.A., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Craine, J.M., De Luca, E., Ebeling, A., Griffin, J.N., Hector, A., Hines, J., Jentsch, A., Kattge, J., Kreyling, J., Lanta, V., Lemoine, N., Meyer, S.T., Minden, V., Onipchenko, V., Polley, H.W., Reich, P.B., van Ruijven, J., Schamp, B., Smith, M.D., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Tilman, D., Weigelt, A., Wilsey, B. & Manning, P. (2018). Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity–stability relationship. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 1579–1587. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0647-7External link [Open code]External link

    de Villemereuil, P., Morrisey, M., Nakagawa, S. & Schielzeth, H. (2018). Fixed effect variance and the estimation of repeatabilities and heritabilities: Issues and solutions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31: 621-632. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13232External link [Open code]External link

    Dieker, P., Beckmann, L., Teckentrup, J. & Schielzeth, H. (2018). Spatial analyses of two colour polymorphisms in an alpine grasshopper reveal a role of small-scale heterogeneity. Ecology and Evolution 8: 7273-7284. doi: 10.1002/ece1003.4156External link

    Dudenhöffer, J.-H., Ebeling, A., Klein, A.-M. & Wagg, C. (2018). Beyond biomass: Soil feedbacks are transient over plant life stages and alter fitness. Journal of Ecology 106: 230-241. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12870External link [Open data]External link

    Ebeling, A., Hines, J., Hertzog, L.R., Lange, M., Meyer, S.T., Simons, N.K. & Weisser, W.W. (2018). Plant diversity effects on arthropods and arthropod-dependent ecosystem functions in a biodiversity experiment. Basic and Applied Ecology 26: 50-63. doi:10.1016/j.baae.2017.09.014External link

    Ebeling, A., Rzanny, M., Lange, M., Eisenhauer, N., Hertzog, L.R., Meyer, S.T. & Weisser, W.W. (2017). Plant diversity induces shifts in the functional structure and diversity across trophic levels. Oikos 217: 208-219. doi:10.1111/oik.04210External link [Open data]External link

    Eisenhauer, N., Hines, J., Isbell, F., van der Plas, F., Hobbie, S.E., Kazanski, C.E., Lehmann, A., Liu, M., Lochner, A., Rillig, M.C., Vogel, A., Worm, K. & Reich, P.B. (2018). Plant diversity maintains multiple soil functions in future environments. eLife 7: e41228. doi: 10.7554/eLife.41228.001External link [Data availability]External link

    Eisenhauer, N., Vogel, A., Jensen, B. & Scheu, S. (2018). Decomposer diversity increases biomass production and shifts aboveground-belowground biomass allocation of common wheat. Scientific Reports 8: 17894. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-36294-3External link

    Guiz, J., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Hacker, N., Hertzog, L., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Wagg, C. & Hillebrand, H. (2018). Interspecific competition alters leaf stoichiometry in 20 grassland species. Oikos 127: 903-914. doi: 10.1111/oik.04907External link [Open data]External link

    Köhler, G., Ebeling, A., Reichelt, E. & Voigt, W. (2018). Heuschrecken (Orthoptera) im Jena-Experiment: Besiedlung, Verteilung und die Folgen einer Überflutung. Articulata 33: 147-160.

    Meyer, S.T., Ptacnik, R., Hillebrand, H., Bessler, H., Buchmann, N., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Engels, C., Fischer, M., Halle, S., Klein, A.-M., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Rottstock, T., Scherber, C., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D., Temperton, V.M., Tscharntke, T., Voigt, W., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W. & Weisser, W.W. (2018). Biodiversity–multifunctionality relationships depend on identity and number of measured functions. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 44-49. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0391-4External link  [Open data and code]External link

    Muenchow, J., Dieker, P., Kluge, J., Kessler, M. & von Wehrden, H. ( 2017). A review of ecological gradient research in the tropics: Identifying research gaps, future research directions, and conservation priorities. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 273-285. doi:10.1007/s10531-017-1465-yExternal link

    Schielzeth, H., Rios Villamil, A. & Burri, R. (2018). Success and failure in replication of genotype-phenotype associations: How does replication help in understanding the genetic basis of phenotypic variation in outbred populations? Molecular Ecology Resources 4: 739-754. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12780External link

    Valverde, J.P., Eggert, H., Kurtz, J. & Schielzeth, H. (2018). Condition-dependence and sexual ornamentation: Effects of immune challenges on a highly sexually dimorphic grasshopper. Insect Science 25: 617-630. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12448External link

  • 2017

    Allegue, H., Araya-Ajoy, Y.G., Dingemanse, N.J., Dochtermann, N.A., Garamszegi, L.Z., Nakagawa, S., Réale, D., Schielzeth, H. & Westneat, D.F. (2017). Statistical quantification of individual differences (SQuID): an educational and statistical tool for understanding multilevel phenotypic data in linear mixed models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 257-267. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12659External link [R package]External link

    Burri, R. (2017). Interpreting differentiation landscapes in the light of long-term linked selection. Evolution Letters 1: 118-131.doi:10.1002/evl3.14External link

    Burri, R. (2017). Dissecting differentiation landscapes: a linked selections perspective. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1501-1505. doi:10.1111/jeb.13108External link

    Burri, R. (2017). Linked selection, demography, and the evolution of correlated genomic landscapes in birds and beyond. Molecular Ecology 26: 3853-3856. doi:10.1111/mec.14167External link

    Cesarz, S., Ciobanu, M., Wright, A.J., Ebeling, A., Vogel, A., Weisser, W.W. & Eisenhauer, N. (2017). Plant species richness sustains higher trophic levels of soil nematode communities after consecutive environmental perturbations. Oecologia 184: 715-728. doi:10.1007/s00442-017-3893-5External link

    Chen, H., Oram, N.J., Barry, K.E., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., de Kroon, H., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Gleixner, G., Gessler, A., González Macé, O., Hacker, N., Hildebrandt, A., Lange, M., SchererLorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Oelmann, Y., Wagg, C., Wilcke, W., Wirth, C. & Weigelt, A. (2017). Root chemistry and soil fauna, but not soil abiotic conditions explain the effects of plant diversity on root decomposition. Oecologia 185:  499-511. doi:10.1007/s00442-017-3962-9External link [Open data]External link

    Dutoit, L., Burri, R., Nater, A., Mugal, C. F. & Ellegren, H. (2017). Genomic distribution and estimation of nucleotide diversity in natural populations: perspectives from the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) genome. Molecular Ecology Resources 17: 586-597. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12602External link [ENA accession: PRJEB7359]External link [Open code]External link

    Engel, J., Hertzog, L., Tiede, J., Wagg, C., Ebeling, A., Briesen, H. & Weisser, W.W. (2017). Pitfall trap sampling bias depends on body mass, temperature, and trap number: insights from an individual-based model. Ecosphere 8: e01790. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1790External link

    Fornoff, F., Klein, A.-M., Hartig, F., Benadi, G., Venjakob, C., Schaefer, H.M. & Ebeling, A. (2017). Functional flower traits and their diversity drive pollinator visitation. Oikos 126: 1020-1030. doi:10.1111/oik.03869External link

    Goebel, J., Promerová, M., Bonadonn, F., McKoy, K.D. Serbielle, C., Standh, M., Yannic, G., Burri, R.*, & Fumagalli, L.* (2017) *joint senior authors. 100 million years of multigene family evolution: origin and evolution of the avian MHC class IIB. BMC Genomics 18: 460. doi:10.1186/s12864-017-3839-7External link

    Hertzog, L.R., Ebeling, A., Weisser, W.W. & Meyer, S.T. (2017). Plant diversity increases predation by ground-dwelling invertebrate predators. Ecosphere 8: e01990. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1990External link

    Kawakami, T., Mugal, C.F., Suh, A., Nater, A., Burri, R., Smeds, L. & Ellegren, H. (2017). Whole-genome patterns of linkage disequilibrium across flycatcher populations clarify the causes and consequences of fine-scale recombination rate variation in birds. Molecular Ecology 26: 4158-4172. doi:10.1111/mec.14197External link [Open data]External link [ENA accession: PRJEB7359]External link

    Knief, U., Schielzeth, H., Backström, N., Hemmrich-Stanisak, G., Wittig, M., Franke, A., Griffith, S.C., Ellegren, H., Kempenaers, B. & Forstmeier, W. (2017). Association mapping of morphological traits in wild and captive zebra finches: reliable within but not between populations. Molecular Ecology 26: 1285-1305. doi:10.1111/mec.14009External link [Open data]External link

    Köhler, G., Samietz, J. & Schielzeth, H. (2017). Morphological and colour morph clines along an altitudinal gradient in the meadow grasshopper Pseudochorthippus parallelus. PLoS One 12: e0189815. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189815External link [Open data]External link

    Krause, E.T., Krüger, O. & Schielzeth, H. (2017). Long-term effects of early nutrition and environmental matching on developmental and personality traits in zebra finches. Animal Behaviour 128: 103-115. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.04.003External link [Open data]External link

    Meyer, S.T., Scheithe, L., Hertzog, L., Ebeling, A., Wagg, C., Roscher, C. & Weisser, W.W. (2017). Consistent increase in herbivory along two experimental plant diversity gradients over multiple years. Ecosphere 8: e01876. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1876External link

    Nakagawa, S., Johnson, P.C.D. & Schielzeth, H. (2017). The coefficient of determination R² and intra-class correlation coefficient from generalized linear mixed-effects models revised and expanded. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 14: 20170213. doi:10.1098/rsif.2017.0213External link [Open code]External link

    Promerová, M., Alavioon, G., Tusso, S., Burri, R. & Immler, S. (2017). No evidence for MHC class II-based non-random mating at the gametic haplotype in Atlantic salmon. Heredity 118: 563-567. doi:10.1038/hdy.2016.129External link

    Stoffel, M.A., Nakagawa, S. & Schielzeth, H. (2017). rptR: Repeatability estimation and variance decomposition by generalized linear mixed-effects models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 1639-1644. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12797External link

    Vijay, N., Weissensteiner, M., Burri, R., Kawakami, T., Ellegren, H. & Wolf, J.B.W. (2017). Genomewide patterns of variation in genetic diversity are shared among populations, species and higher-order taxa. Molecular Ecology 26: 4284-4295. doi:10.1111/mec.14195External link

    Wagg, C., O'Brien, M.J., Vogel, A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Eisenhauer, N., Schmid, B. & Weigelt, A. (2017). Plant diversity maintains long-term ecosystem productivity under frequent drought by increasing short-term variation. Ecology 98: 2952-2961. doi:10.1002/ecy.2003External link

    Wagg, C., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Ravenek, J., Bachmann, D., Eisenhauer, N., Mommer, L., Buchmann, N., Hillebrand, H., Schmid, B. & Weisser, W.W. (2017). Functional trait dissimilarity drives both species complementarity and competitive disparity. Functional Ecology 31: 2320-2329. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12945External link [Open data]External link

    Wollenberg Valero, K.C., Garcia-Porta, J., Rodríguez, A., Arias, M., Shah, A., Randrianiaina, R.D., Brown, J.L., Glaw, F., Amat, F., Künzel, S., Metzler, D., Isokpehi, R.D. & Vences, M. (2017). Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases. Nature Communications 8: 15213. doi:10.1038/ncomms15213External link

    Wright, A.J., de Kroon, H., Visser, E.J.W., Buchmann, T., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Hildebrandt, A., Ravenek, J., Roscher, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W., Voesenek, L.A.C.J. & Mommer, L. (2017). Plants are less negatively affected by flooding when growing in species-rich plant communities. New Phytologist 213:  645-656. doi:10.1111/nph.14185External link

  • 2016

    Burri, R., Antoniazza, S., Gaigher, A., Ducrest, A.L., Simon, C., Fumagalli, L., Goudet, J., Roulin, A. & Network, E.B.O. (2016). The genetic basis of color-related local adaptation in a ring-like colonization around the Mediterranean. Evolution 70: 140-153. doi:10.1111/evo.12824External link

    Craven, D., Isbell, F., Manning, P., Connolly, J., Bruelheide, H., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., van Ruijven, J., Weigelt, A., Wilsey, B., Beierkuhnlein, C., de Luca, E., Griffin, J.N., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Lanta, V., Loreau, M., Meyer, S.T., Mori, A.S., Naeem, S., Palmborg, C., Polley, H.W., Reich, P.B., Schmid, B., Siebenkas, A., Seabloom, E., Thakur, M.P., Tilman, D., Vogel, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2016). Plant diversity effects on grassland productivity are robust to both nutrient enrichment and drought. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150277. doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0277External link

    de Villemereuil, P., Schielzeth, H., Nakagawa, S. & Morrisey, M. (2016). General methods for evolutionary quantitative genetic inference from generalised mixed models. Genetics 204: 1281-1294. doi:10.1534/genetics.115.186536External link

    Drees, C., Husemann, M., Homburg, K., Brandt, P., Dieker, P., Habel, J.C., Von Wehrden, H., Zumstein, P. & Assmann, T. (2016). Molecular analyses and species distribution models indicate cryptic northern mountain refugia for a forest-dwelling ground beetle. Journal of Biogeography 23: 2223-2236. doi:10.1111/jbi.12828External link

    Fischer, F.M., Wright, A.J., Eisenhauer, N., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W. & Pillar, V.D. (2016). Plant species richness and functional traits affect community stability after a flood event. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150276. doi:10.1098/Rstb.2015.0276External link

    Gaigher, A., Burri, R., Gharib, W.H., Taberlet, P., Roulin, A. & Fumagalli, L. (2016). Family-assisted inference of the genetic architecture of major histocompatibility complex variation. Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 1353-1364. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12537External link

    Griffin, R.M., Schielzeth, H. & Friberg, U. (2016). Autosomal and X linked additive genetic variation for lifespan and aging: comparisons within and between the sexes in Drosophila melanogaster. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics 6: 3903-3911. doi:10.1534/g3.116.028308External link

    Guiz, J., Hillebrand, H., Borer, E.T., Abbas, M., Ebeling, A., Weigelt, A., Oelmann, Y., Fornara, D., Wilcke, W., Temperton, V.M. & Weisser, W.W. (2016). Long-term effects of plant diversity and composition on plant stoichiometry. Oikos 125: 613-621. doi:10.1111/oik.02504External link

    Hertzog, L.R., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Hildebrandt, A., Wagg, C. & Weisser, W.W. (2016). High survival of Lasius niger during summer flooding in a European grassland. PLoS One 11: e0152777. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152777External link

    Hertzog, L.R., Meyer, S.T., Weisser, W.W. & Ebeling, A. (2016). Experimental manipulation of grassland plant diversity induces complex shifts in aboveground arthropod diversity. PLoS One 11: e0148768. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148768External link

    Meyer, S.T., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Hertzog, L., Hillebrand, H., Milcu, A., Pompe, S., Abbas, M., Bessler, H., Buchmann, N., De Luca, E., Engels, C., Fischer, M., Gleixner, G., Hudewenz, A., Klein, A.-M., De Kroon, H., Leimer, S., Loranger, H., Mommer, L., Oelmann, Y., Ravenek, J.M., Roscher, C., Rottstock, T., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D., Staudler, A., Strecker, T., Temperton, V., Tscharntke, T., Vogel, A., Voigt, W., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W. & Weisser, W.W. (2016). Effects of biodiversity strengthen over time as ecosystem functioning declines at low and increases at high biodiversity. Ecosphere 7: e01619. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1619External link

    Milcu, A., Eugster, W., Bachmann, D., Guderle, M., Gockele, A., Landais, D., Ravel, O., Gessler, A., Ebeling, A., Weisser, W.W., Roy, J. & Hildebrandt, A. (2016). Plant species and functional diversity increase grassland productivity- related water vapor fluxes: a combined Ecotron and modeling approach. Ecology 97: 2044-2054. doi:10.1890/15-1110.1External link

    Schaller, J., Roscher, C., Hillebrand, H., Weigelt, A., Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W., Ebeling, A. & Weisser, W.W. (2016). Plant diversity and functional groups affect Si and Ca pools in aboveground biomass of grassland systems. Oecologia 182: 277-286. doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3647-9External link

    Shah, A.B., Schielzeth, H., Albersmeier, A., Kalinowski, J. & Hoffman, J. (2016). High throughput sequencing and graph-based cluster analysis facilitate microsatellite development from a highly complex genome. Ecology and Evolution 6: 5718-5727. doi:10.1002/ece3.2305External link

    Tiede, J., Wemheuer, B., Traugott, M., Daniel, R., Tscharntke, T., Ebeling, A. & Scherber, C. (2016). Trophic and non-trophic interactions in a biodiversity experiment assessed by next-generation sequencing. PLoS One 11: e0148781. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148781External link

    Venjakob, C., Klein, A.M., Ebeling, A., Tscharntke, T. & Scherber, C. (2016). Plant diversity increases spatio-temporal niche complementarity in plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology and Evolution 6: 2249-2261. doi:10.1002/ece3.2026External link

  • Pre 2016

    The group has been established in 2016. For pre-2016 publication from current members of the Population Ecology Group see individual profiles.