peer-reviewed publications

Nguyen, D. T., Cleary, M. R., Enderle, R., Berlin, A., Stenlid, J. (2015), Analyses of the ash dieback pathogen, Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, suggest role of tree species diversity on colonization and population structure differentiation. Forest Pathology. doi: 10.1111/efp.12236

Ratcliffe, S., Holzwarth, F., Nadrowski, K., Levick, S., Wirth, C. (2015) Tree neighbourhood matters – Tree species composition drives diversity–productivity patterns in a near-natural beech forest. Forest Ecology and Management 335: 225–234. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.09.032

Muiruri, E.W., Milligan, H.T., Morath, S., Koricheva, J. (2015) Moose browsing alters tree diversity effects on birch growth and insect herbivory, Functional Ecology, doi: 10.111/1365-2435.12407

Haase, J., Castagneyrol, B., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Ghazoul, J., Kattge, J., Koricheva, J., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Morath, S., Jactel, H. (2015) Contrasting effects of tree diversity on young tree growth and resistance to insect herbivores across three biodiversity experiments. Oikos. doi: 10.1111/oik.02090

Charbonnier, Y., Barbaro, L., Amandine Theillout, A., Jactel, H. (2014) Numerical and functional responses of forest bats to a major insect pest in pine plantations. Plos One 9:  e109488. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109488

Castagneyrol, B., Régolini, M., Jactel, H. (2014) Tree species composition rather than diversity triggers associational resistance to the pine processionary moth. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 516–523. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2014.06.008

Grossiord, C., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Pollastrini, M., Buscotti, F., Bonal, D. (2014) Interspecific competition influences the response of oak transpiration to increasing drought stress in a mixed Mediterranean forest. Forest Ecology and Management 318: 54-61. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.01.004

Puettmann, K.J., Wilson, S.McG., Baker, S.C., Donoso, P.J., Drössler, L., Amente, G., Harvey, B.D., Knoke, T., Lu, Y., Nocentini, S., Putz, E.F., Yoshida, T., Bauhus, J. (2015) Silvicultural alternatives to conventional even-aged forest management – what limits global adoption? Forest Ecosystems 2:8. doi:10.1186/s40663-015-0031-x

François-Xavier Joly, Mathieu Coulis, Aurélien Gérard, Nathalie Fromin, Stephan Hättenschwiler (2015) Litter-type specific microbial responses to the transformation of leaf litter into millipede feces. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.03.014

Wurst, S., Kaiser, N., Nitzsche, S., Haase, J., Auge, H., Rillig, M.C., Powell, J.R. (2015) Tree diversity modifies distance-dependent effects on seedling emergence but not plant-soil feedbacks of temperate trees. Ecology. doi: 10.1890/14-1166.1

Paine, C.E.T., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C., Baruffol, M., Bourland, N., Bruelheide, H., Daïnou, K., de Gouvenain, R.C., Doucet, J.-L., Doust, S., Fine, P.V.A., Fortunel, C., Haase, J., D. Holl, K.D., Jactel, H., Li, X., Kitajima, K., Koricheva, J., Martínez-Garza, C., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Philipson, C., Piotto, D., Poorter, L.,  Juan M. Posada, J.M., Potvin, C., Rainio, K.,  Sabrina E. Russo, S.E., Ruiz-Jaen, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Webb, C.O.,  S. Joseph Wright, J.,  A. Zahawi, R.A., Hector, A. (2015) Globally, functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth, and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12401

Jucker, T., Bouriaud, O., Coomes, D. (2015) Crown plasticity enables trees to optimize canopy packing in mixed-species forests. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12428

Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Vanhellemont, M., Bruelheide, H., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Baasch, A., Erfmeier, A., Hock, M., Verheyen, K. (2015) Disentangling tree species identity and richness effects on the herb layer: first results from a German tree diversity experiment. Journal of Vegetation Science. doi: 10.1111/jvs.12281

Schwarz, B., Dietrich, C., Cesarz, S., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Auge, H., Eisenhauer, N. (2015) Non-significant tree diversity but significant identity effects on earthworm communities in three tree diversity experiments. European Journal of Soil Biology 67: 17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ejsobi.2015.01.001

Grossiord, C., Forner, A., Gessler, A., Granier, A.,  Pollastrini, M., Valladares, F., Bonal, D. (2015) Influence of species interactions on transpiration of Mediterranean tree species during a summer drought. European Journal of Forest Research 134: 365-376. doi: 10.1007/s10342-014-0857-8

Pedro, M.S., Rammer, W., Seidel, R. (2015) Tree species diversity mitigates disturbance impacts on the forest carbon cycle, Oecologia, 177, 619-630. doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3150-0

Domisch, T., Finér, L., Dawud, S.M., Vesterdal, L., Raulund-Rasmussen, K. (2015) Does species richness affect fine root biomass and production in young forest plantations? Oecologia 177, 581-594. doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3107-3

Alalouni, U., Brandl, R., Auge, H., Schädler, M. (2014) Does insect herbivory on oak depend on the diversity of tree stands? Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 685-692. doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2014.08.013

Jucker, T., Bouriaud, O., Avacaritei, D., Coomes, D.A. (2014) Stabilizing effects of diversity on aboveground wood production in forest ecosystems: linking patterns and processes. Ecology Letters 17, 1560-1569. doi: 10.1111/ele.12382

Grossiord C., Gessler A., Granier A., Berger S., Bréchet C., Hentschel R., Hommel R., Scherer-Lorenzen M. & Bonal D. (2014). Impact of interspecific interactions on the soil water uptake depth in a young temperate mixed species plantation. Journal of Hydrology, 519, 3511-3519. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.11.011

Hantsch, L., Bien, S., Radatz, S., Braun, U., Auge, H., Bruelheide, H. (2014) Tree diversity and the role of non-host neighbour tree species in reducing fungal pathogen infestation. Journal of Ecology 102, 1673-1687. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12317

Grossiord, C., Granier, A., Ratcliffe, S., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H.,  Checko, E., Forrester, D.I., Dawud, S.M., Finér, L., Pollastrini, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Valladares, F., Bonal, D., Gessler, A. (2014) Tree diversity does not always improve resistance of
forest ecosystems to drought. PNAS 111, 14812-14815. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411970111

Jucker, T., Bouriaud, O., Avacaritei, D., Dănilă, I., Duduman, G., Valladares, F.,  Coomes, D.A. (2014) Competition for light and water play contrasting roles in driving diversity – productivity relationships in Iberian forests. Journal of Ecology 102 (5), 1202-1213. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12276

Hantsch, L., Braun, U., Haase, J., Purschke, O.,  Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Bruelheide, H. (2014) No plant functional diversity effects on foliar fungal pathogens in experimental tree communities. Fungal diversity 66 (1), 139-151. doi: 10.1007/s13225-013-0273-2

Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Koricheva, J., Vanhellemont, M., Verheyen, K. (2014) Do diverse overstoreys induce diverse understoreys? Lessons learnt from an experimental-observational platform in Finland. Forest Ecology and Management 318, 206-215.
doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.01.030

Grossiord, C., Granier, A., Gessler, A., Jucker, T., Bonal, D. (2014) Does Drought Influence the Relationship between Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning in Boreal Forests? Ecosystems 17, 394-404. doi: 10.1007/s10021-013-9729-1

Pollastrini, M., Holland, V., Brüggemann, W., Koricheva, J., Jussila, I., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Berger, S., Bussotti F. (2014) Interactions and competition processes among tree species in young experimental mixed forests, assessed with chlorophyll fluorescence and leaf morphology. Plant Biology 16, 321-331. doi: 10.1111/plb.12068

Ruiz-Benito, P., Gómez-Aparicio, L., Paquette, A., Messier, C., Kattge, J., Zavala, M.A., (2014) Diversity increases carbon storage and tree productivity in Spanish forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 311-322. doi: 10.1111/geb.12126

Castagneyrol, B., Jactel, H., Vacher, C., Brockerhoff, E.G., Koricheva, J. (2014) Effects of plant phylogenetic diversity on herbivory depend on herbivore specialization. Journal of Applied Ecology 51, 134-141. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12175

Nadrowski, K., Sophia Ratcliffe, S., Bönisch, G., Bruelheide, H., Kattge, J., Xiaojuan Liu, X., Maicher, L., Mi, X., Prilop, M., Seifarth, D., Welter, K., Windisch, S., Wirth, C. (2013) Harmonizing, annotating and sharing data in biodiversity – ecosystem functioning research. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2013, 4, 201–205. doi: 10.1111/2041-210x.12009

Grossiord , C., Granier , A., Gessler, A., Scherer-Lorenzen , M., Pollastrini, M., Bonal, D. (2013) Application of Loreau & Hector’s (2001) partitioning method to complex functional traits. Methods in Ecology & Evolution 4, 954-960. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12090

Baeten, L., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Bruelheide, H. Buscotti, F., Finér, L., Jaroszewicz, B., Selvi, F., Valladares, F., Allan, E., Ampoorter, E., Auge, H., Avăcăriei, D., Barbaro, L., Bărnoaiea, I., Bastias, C.C., Bauhus, J., Beinhoff, C., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Berger, S., Berthold, F., Bonal D., Brüggemann, W., Carnol. M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Chećko, E., Coomes, D. (2013) A novel comparative research platform designed to determine the functional significance of tree species diversity in European forests. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution 15, 281-291. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2013.07.002

Hantsch, L. Braun, U., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Bruelheide, H.  (2013) Species richness and species identity effects on occurrence of foliar fungal pathogens in a tree diversity experiment. Ecosphere 4, art81. doi: 10.1890/ES13-00103.1

Milligan, H.T., Koricheva, J. (2013) Effects of tree species richness and composition on moose winter browsing damage and foraging selectivity: an experimental study. Journal of Animal Ecology 82, 739-748. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12049

Grossiord, C., Granier, A., Gessler, A., Pollastrini, M., Bonal, D. (2013) The influence of tree species mixture on ecosystem-level carbon accumulation and water use in a mixed boreal plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 298, 82-92.

Benavides , R.,  Rabasa, S.G., Granda, E., Escudero, A., José A. Hódar, J.A., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Rincón, A.M., Zamora, R.,Valladares, F.(2013) Direct and indirect effects of climate on demography and early growth of Pinus sylvestris at the rear edge: Changing Roles of biotic and abiotic Factors. PloS ONE 8, e59824. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059824

Castagneyrol, B., Giffard, B., Péré, C., Jactel, H. (2013) Plant apparency, an overlooked driver of associational resistance to insect herbivory. Journal of Ecology 101, 418-429. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12055

Bussotti F., Coppi A., Pollastrini M., Feducci M., Baeten L., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Verheyen K., Selvi F. (2012) Le aree forestali italiane di FunDivEUROPE: un nuovo progetto FP7 sul significato funzionale della biodiversità forestale. Forest@ 9, 251-259. doi: 10.3832/efor0704-009


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Scherer-Lorenzen M 2014 “The functional role of biodiversity in the context of global change.” In: Forests and Global Change (eds. Coomes DA, Burslem DFRP & Simonson. WD). Cambridge University Press Cambridge, pp. 195-238.

Ruiz-Benito P, Benito-Garzón M, García-Valdés R, Gómez-Aparicio L, Zavala MA  2013 “Aplicación de modelos ecológicos para el análisis de la estructura y dinámica de bosques Ibéricos en respuesta al cambio climático” In: Aplicaciones de modelos ecológicos a la gestión de recursos naturales. OmniaScience, Barcelona, pp. 77-107. link

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