Publications 2006

  • Jolivet C. and Bernasconi G. (2006). Experimental analysis of constitutive and induced defence in a plant–seed–predator system. Functional Ecology, 20(6):966-972. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01196.x
  • Vorburger C. (2006). Geographic parthenogenesis: recurrent patterns down under. Current Biology, 16(16):R641-R643. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.07.027
  • Wipf S., Rixen C. and Mulder CPH. (2006). Advanced snowmelt causes shift towards positive neighbour interactions in a subarctic tundra community. Global Change Biology, 12(8):1496-1506. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01185.x
  • Lihova J., Shimizu KK. and Marhold K. (2006). Allopolyploid origin of Cardamine asarifolia (Brassicaceae): incongruence between plastid and nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences solved by a single-copy nuclear gene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39(3):759-786. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.01.027
  • Hansen DM., Beer K. and Mueller CB. (2006). Mauritian coloured nectar no longer a mystery: a visual signal for lizard pollinators. Biology Letters, 2(2):165-168. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0458
  • Zollinger M., Krebs W. and Brandl H. (2006). Bioaerosol formation during grape stemming and crushing. Science of the Total Environment, 363(1-3):253-259. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2005.05.025
  • Faramarzi MA. and Brandl H. (2006). Formation of water-soluble metal cyanide complexes from solid minerals by Pseudomonas plecoglossicida. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 259(1):47-52. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.2006.00245.x
  • Lindemann-Matthies P. (2006). Investigating nature on the way to school: responses to an educational programme by teachers and their pupils. International Journal of Science Education, 28(8):895-918. DOI: 10.10.1080/10670560500438396
  • de Sassi C., Müller CB. and Krauss J. (2006). Fungal plant endosymbionts alter life history and reproductive success of aphid predators. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1591):1301-1306. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3442
  • Meister B., Krauss J., Härri SA., Schneider MV. and Müller CB. (2006). Fungal endosymbionts affect aphid population size by reduction of adult life span and fecundity. Basic and Applied Ecology, 7(3):244-252. DOI: 10.10.1016/j.baae.2005.06.002
  • Joshi J., Stoll P., Rusterholz HP., Schmid B., Dolt C. and Baur B. (2006). Small-scale experimental habitat fragmentation reduces colonization rates in species-rich grasslands. Oecologia, 148(1):144-152. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-005-0341-8
  • Shimizu KK. (2006). Evolutionary genomics (evolutionary and ecological functional genomics): The power of Arabidopsis thaliana to study adaptive evolution. Japanese Journal of Ecology, 56:28-46. DOI: 10.1104/pp.105.061655
  • Scherber C., Mwangi PN., Temperton VM., Roscher C., Schumacher J., Schmid B. and Weisser WW. (2006). Effects of plant diversity on invertebrate herbivory in experimental grassland. Oecologia, 147(3):489-500. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-005-0281-3
  • Wright JP., Naeem S., Hector A., Lehman C., Reich PB., Schmid B. and Tilman D. (2006). Conventional functional classification schemes underestimate the relationship with ecosystem functioning. Ecology Letters, 9(2):111-120. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2005.00850.x
  • Knop E., Kleijn D., Herzog F. and Schmid B. (2006). Effectiveness of the Swiss agri-environment scheme in promoting biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43(1):120-127. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2005.01113.x
  • Vorburger C. (2006). Temporal dynamics of genotypic diversity reveal strong clonal selection in the aphid Myzus persicae. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19(1):97-107. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2005.00985.x
  • Blanckenhorn WU. (2006). Divergent juvenile growth and development mediated by food limitation and foraging in the water strider Aquarius remigis (Heteroptera: Gerridae). Journal of Zoology, 268(1):17-23. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2005.00018.x
  • He JS., Wang Z., Wang X., Schmid B., Zuo W., Zhou M., Zheng C., Wang M. and Fang J. (2006). A test of the generality of leaf trait relationships on the Tibetan Plateau. New Phytologist, 170(4):835-848. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01704.x
  • Johnson PCD., Webster LMI., Adam A., Buckland R., Dawson DA. and Keller LF. (2006). Abundant variation in microsatellites of the parasitic nematode Trichostrongylus tenuis and linkage to a tandem repeat. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, 148(2):210-218. DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2006.04.011
  • Higashiyama T. and Inatsugi R. (2006). Comparative analysis of biological models used in the Study of Pollen Tube Growth. In: Malho, Rui. The Pollen Tube. Berlin, Heidelberg, 265-286. ISBN 978-3-540-34276-2. DOI: 10.1007/7089_053
  • Carlson AA., Manser MB., Young AJ., Russell AF., Jordan NR., McNeilly AS. and Clutton-Brock T. (2006). Cortisol levels are positively associated with pup-feeding rates in male meerkats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1586):571-577. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3087
  • Siemers BM. and Kerth G. (2006). Do echolocation calls of wild colony-living Bechstein’s bats (Myotis bechsteinii) provide individual-specific signatures? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59(3):443-454. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-005-0068-x
  • Sauter A., Bowman R., Schoech SJ. and Pasinelli G. (2006). Does optimal foraging theory explain why suburban Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) feed their young human-provided food? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 60(4):465-474. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-006-0187-z
  • Blumstein DT., Ozgul A., Yovovich V., Van Vuren DH. and Armitage KB. (2006). Effect of predation risk on the presence and persistence of yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris) colonies. Journal of Zoology, 270(1):132-138. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00098.x
  • Ozgul A., Armitage KB., Blumstein DT., Vanvuren DH. and Oli MK. (2006). Effects of patch quality and network structure on patch occupancy dynamics of a yellow-bellied marmot metapopulation. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75(1):191-202. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01038.x
  • Niklaus PA., Wardle DA. and Tate KR. (2006). Effects of plant species diversity and composition on nitrogen cycling and the trace gas balance of soils. Plant and Soil, 282(1-2):83-98. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-005-5230-8
  • Niklaus PA. and Falloon P. (2006). Estimating soil carbon sequestration under elevated CO2 by combining carbon isotope labelling with soil carbon cycle modelling. Global Change Biology, 12(10):1909-1921. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01215.x
  • O'Connor KD., Marr AB., Arcese P., Keller LF., Jeffery KJ. and Bruford MW. (2006). Extra-pair fertilization and effective population size in the song sparrow Melospiza melodia. Journal of Avian Biology, 37(9):572-578. DOI: 10.1111/j.2006.0908-8857.03681.x
  • Schradin C. and Pillay N. (2006). Female striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio) change their home ranges in response to seasonal variation in food availability. Behavioral Ecology, 17(3):452-458. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arj047
  • Beckerman AP., Petchey OL. and Warren PH. (2006). Foraging biology predicts food web complexity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 103(37):13745-13749. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0603039103
  • Pasinelli G. and Schiegg K. (2006). Fragmentation within and between wetland reserves: the importance of spatial scales for nest predation in reed buntings. Ecography, 29(5):721-732. DOI: 10.1111/j.2006.0906-7590.04728.x
  • Petchey OL. and Gaston KJ. (2006). Functional diversity: back to basics and looking forward. Ecology Letters, 9(6):741-758. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00924.x
  • Berner D. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2006). Grasshopper ontogeny in relation to time constraints: adaptive divergence and stasis. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75(1):130-139. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.01028.x
  • Scantlebury M., Bennet NC., Speakman JR., Pillay N. and Schradin C. (2006). Huddling in groups leads to daily energy savings in free-living African Four-Striped Grass Mice, Rhabdomys pumilio. Functional Ecology, 20(1):166-173. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01074.x
  • Grüter D., Schmid B. and Brandl H. (2006). Influence of plant diversity and elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels on belowground bacterial diversity. BMC Microbiology, 6(UNSPEC):68. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-6-68
  • Marr AB., Arcese P., Hochachka WM., Reid JM. and Keller LF. (2006). Interactive effects of environmental stress and inbreeding on reproductive traits in a wild bird population. Journal of Animal Ecology, 75(6):1406-1415. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01165.x
  • Reid JM., Arcese P. and Keller LF. (2006). Intrinsic Parent-Offspring Correlation in Inbreeding Level in a Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) Population Open to Immigration. American Naturalist, 168(1):1-13. DOI: 10.1086/504852
  • Reid JM., Arcese P., Keller LF. and Hasselquist D. (2006). Long-term maternal effect on offspring immune response in song sparrows Melospiza melodia. Biology Letters, 2(4):573-576. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0544
  • Hollén LI. and Manser MB. (2006). Ontogeny of alarm call responses in meerkats, Suricata suricatta: the roles of age, sex and nearby conspecifics. Animal Behaviour, 72:1345-1353. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.03.020
  • Hector A. (2006). Overyielding and stable species coexistence. New Phytologist, 172(1):1-3. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01865.x
  • Schläpfer F. and Witzig P-J. (2006). Public support for river restoration funding in relation to local river ecomorphology, population density, and mean income. Water Resources Research, 42:W12412. DOI: 10.1029/2006WR004940
  • Turnbull LA., Santamaria L., Martorell T., Rallo J. and Hector A. (2006). Seed size variability: from carob to carats. Biology Letters, 2(3):397-400. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0476
  • Schaschl H., Wandeler P., Suchentrunk F., Obexer-Ruff G. and Goodman SJ. (2006). Selection and recombination drive the evolution of MHC class II DRB diversity in ungulates. Heredity, 97(6):427-437. DOI: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6800892
  • Reim C., Teuschl Y. and Blanckenhorn WU. (2006). Size-dependent effects of larval and adult food availability on reproductive energy allocation in the Yellow Dung Fly. Functional Ecology, 20:1012-1021. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2006.01173.x
  • Ozgul A., Armitage KB., Blumstein DT. and Oli MK. (2006). Spatiotemporal variation in survival rates: implications for population dynamics of yellow-bellied marmots. Ecology, 87(4):1027-1037. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2006)87[1027:SVISRI]2.0.CO;2
  • Schläpfer F. (2006). Survey protocol and income effects in the contingent valuation of public goods: A meta-analysis. Ecological Economics, 57(3):415-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2005.04.019
  • Dodd CK., Ozgul A. and Oli MK. (2006). The influence of disturbance events on survival and dispersal rates of Florida box turtles. Ecological Applications, 16(5):1936-1944. DOI: 10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[1936:TIODEO]2.0.CO;2
  • Reckardt K. and Kerth G. (2006). The reproductive success of the parasitic bat fly Basilia nana (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) is affected by the low roost fidelity of its host, the Bechstein's bat (Myotis bechsteinii). Parasitology Research, 98(3):237-243. DOI: 10.1007/s00436-005-0051-5
  • Som C. and Reyer H-U (2006). Variation in sex ratio and evolutionary rate of hemiclonal Rana esculenta populations. Evolutionary Ecology, 20(2):159-172. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-005-5631-4
  • Schmuki C., Vorburger C., Runciman D., MacEachern S. and Sunnucks P. (2006). When log-dwellers meet loggers: impacts of forest fragmentation on two endemic log-dwelling beetles in south-eastern Australia. Molecular Ecology, 15(6):1481-1492. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02849.x
  • Blanckenhorn WU., Stillwell RC., Young KA., Fox CW. and Ashton KG. (2006). When Rensch meets Bergmann: Does sexual size dimorphism change systematically with latitude? Evolution, 60(10):2004-2011. DOI: 10.1554/06-110.1
  • Lindholm AK., Hunt J. and Brooks R. (2006). Where do all the maternal effects go? Variation in offspring body size through ontogeny in the live-bearing fish Poecilia parae. Biology Letters, 2(4):586-589. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0546
  • Schradin C. (2006). Whole-day follows of striped mice (Rhabdomys pumilio), a diurnal murid rodent. Journal of Ethology, 24(1):37-43. DOI: 10.1007/s10164-005-0158-2
  • Schradin C., Schubert M. and Pillay N. (2006). Winter huddling groups in the striped mouse. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 84(5):693-698. DOI: 10.1139/Z06-048
  • van Kleunen M., Stephan MA. and Schmid B. (2006). [CO2]- and density-dependent competition between grassland species. Global Change Biology, 12(11):2175-2186. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01248.x