Publications 2004

  • Reid JM., Arcese P., Cassidy ALEV., Hiebert SM., Smith JNM., Stoddard PK., Marr AB., Keller LF. (2004). Song repertoire size predicts initial mating success in male song sparrows, Melospiza melodia. Animal Behaviour, 68(5):1055-1063. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.07.003
  • Grant PR., Grant BR., Markert JA., Keller LF., Petren K. (2004). Convergent evolution of Darwin's finches caused by introgressive hybridization and selection. Evolution, 58(7):1588-1599. DOI: 10.1111/j.0014-3820.2004.tb01738.x
  • Ariizumi T., Hatakeyama K., Hinata K., Inatsugi R., Nishida I., Sato S., Kato T., Tabata S., Toriyama K. (2004). Disruption of the novel plant protein NEF1 affects lipid accumulation in the plastids of the tapetum and exine formation of pollen, resulting in male sterility in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Plant Journal, 39:170-181. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02118.x
  • Fischer M., van Kleunen M., Schmid B. (2004). Experimental life-history evolution: selection on growth form and its plasticity in a clonal plant. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 17(2):331-341. DOI: 10.1046/j.1420-9101.2003.00677.x
  • Lindholm AK., Brooks R., Breden F. (2004). Extreme polymorphism in a Y-linked sexually selected trait. Heredity, 29(3):156-162. DOI: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6800386
  • Bernasconi G., Ashman T-L., Birkhead TR., Bishop JDD., Grossniklaus U., Kubli E., Marshall DL., Schmid B., Skogsmyr I., Snook RR., Taylor D., Till-Bottraud I., Ward PI., Zeh DW., Hellriegel B. (2004). Evolutionary ecology of the prezygotic stage. Science, 303(5660):971-975. DOI: 10.1126/science.1092180
  • Safi K., Kerth G. (2004). A comparative analysis of specialization and extinction risk in temperate-zone bats. Conservation biology, 18(5):1293-1303. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2004.00155.x
  • Kerth G., Morf L. (2004). Behavioural and genetic data suggest that Bechstein’s bats predominantly mate outside the breeding habitat. Ethology, 110(12):987-999. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2004.01040.x
  • Vorburger C. (2004). Cold tolerance in obligate and cyclical parthenogens of the peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae. Ecological Entomology, 29(4):498-505. DOI: 10.1111/j.0307-6946.2004.00625.x
  • Schmidt BR. (2004). Declining amphibian populations: The pitfalls of count data in the study of diversity, distributions, dynamics, and demography. Herpetological Journal, 14(4):167-174. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-58012
  • Ozgul A., Getz LL., Oli MK. (2004). Demography of fluctuating populations: temporal and phase-related changes in vital rates of Microtus ochrogaster. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(2):201-215. DOI: 10.1111/j.0021-8790.2004.00797.x
  • Hall M., Lindholm AK., Brooks R. (2004). Direct selection on male attractiveness and female preference fails to produce a response. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 4:1. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-4-1
  • Dechmann DKN., Kalko EKV., Kerth G. (2004). Ecology of an exceptional roost: energetic benefits could explain why the bat Lophostoma silvicolum roosts in active termite nests. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 6:1037-1050. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-584
  • Geisser H., Reyer H-U. (2004). Efficacy of hunting, feeding, and fencing to reduce crop damage by wild boars. Journal of Wildlife Management, 68(4):939-946. DOI: 10.2193/0022-541X(2004)068[0939:EOHFAF]2.0.CO;2
  • Schaub M., Gimenez O., Schmidt BR., Pradel R. (2004). Estimating survival and temporary emigration in the multistate capture-recapture framework. Ecology, 85(8):2107-2113. DOI: 10.1890/03-3110
  • Dupont YL., Hansen DM., Rasmussen JT., Olesen JM. (2004). Evolutionary changes in nectar sugar composition associated with switches between bird and insect pollination: the Canarian bird-flower element revisited. Functional Ecology, 18(5):670-676. DOI: 10.1111/j.0269-8463.2004.00891.x
  • Petchey OL., Hector A., Gaston KJ. (2004). How do different measures of functional diversity perform? Ecology, 85(3):847-857. DOI: 10.1655/03-77
  • Reyer H-U., Bättig I. (2004). Identification of reproductive status in female frogs-a quantitative comparison of nine methods. Herpetologica, 60(3):349-357. DOI: 10.1655/03-77
  • Dupont YL., Hansen DM., Valido A., Olesen JM. (2004). Impact of introduced honey bees on native pollination interactions of the endemic Echium wildpretii (Boraginaceae) on Tenerife, Canary Islands. Biological Conservation, 118(3):301-311. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2003.09.010
  • Berlow EL., Neutel A-M., Cohen JE., de Ruiter PC., Ebenman B., Emmerson M., Fox JW., Jansen VAA., Iwan Jones J., Kokkoris GD., Logofet DO., McKane AJ., Montoya JM., Petchey OL. (2004). Interaction strengths in food webs: issues and opportunities. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(3):585-598. DOI: 10.1111/j.0021-8790.2004.00833.x
  • McElligott AG., Maggini I., Hunziker L., König B. (2004). Interactions between red-billed oxpeckers and black rhinos in captivity. Zoo Biology, 23(4):347-354. DOI: 10.1002/zoo.20013
  • Abt Tietje G., Reyer H-U. (2004). Larval Development and Recruitment of Juveniles in a Natural Population of Rana lessonae and Rana esculenta. Copeia, 2004(3):638-646. DOI: 10.1643/CE-03-273R1
  • Blumstein DT., Runyan A., Seymour M., Nicodemus A., Ozgul A., Ransler F., Im S., Stark T., Zugmeyer C., Daniel JC. (2004). Locomotor ability and wariness in yellow-bellied marmots. Ethology, 110(8):615-634. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2004.01000.x
  • Reyer H-U., Wälti MO., Bättig I., Altwegg R., Hellriegel B. (2004). Low proportions of reproducing hemiclonal females increase the stability of a sexual parasite-host system (Rana esculenta, R. lessonae). Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(6):1089-1101. DOI: 10.1111/j.0021-8790.2004.00881.x
  • Markert JA., Grant PR., Grant BR., Keller LF., Coombs JL., Petren K. (2004). Neutral locus heterozygosity, inbreeding, and survival in Darwin's ground finches (Geospiza fortis and G. scandens). Heredity, 92(4):306-315. DOI: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6800409
  • Petchey OL. (2004). On the statistical significance of functional diversity effects. Functional Ecology, 18(3):297-303. DOI: 10.1111/j.0269-8463.2004.00852.x
  • Schmidt BR. (2004). Pesticides, mortality and population growth rate. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 19(9):459-460. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2004.06.006
  • Rusu AS., König B., Krackow S. (2004). Pre-reproductive alliance formation in female wild house mice (Mus domesticus): the effects of familiarity and age disparity. Acta Ethologica, 6(2):53-58. DOI: 10.1007/s10211-004-0084-2
  • Manser MB., Bell MB. (2004). Spatial representation of shelter locations in meerkats, Suricata suricatta. Animal Behaviour, 68(1):151-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2003.10.017
  • Petchey OL., Downing AL., Mittelbach GG., Persson L., Steiner CF., Warren PH., Woodward G. (2004). Species loss and the structure and functioning of multitrophic aquatic systems. Oikos, 104(3):467-478. DOI: 10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.13257.x
  • Sstatecsny M., Jehle R., Schmidt BR., Arntzen JW. (2004). The abundance of premetamorphic newts (Triturus cristatus, T. marmoratus) as a function of habitat determinants: an a priori model selection approach. Herpetological Journal, 14:89-97. DOI: 10.5167/uzh-336
  • Furman A., Ozgul A. (2004). The distribution of cave-dwelling bats and conservation status of underground habitats in Northwestern Turkey. Biological Conservation, 120(2):243-248. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2004.02.019
  • Manser MB., Fletcher LB. (2004). Vocalize to localize: A test on functionally referential alarm calls. Interaction Studies, 5(3):327-344. DOI: 10.1075/is.5.3.02man