Publications 2011

  • Myers-Smith IH., Forbes BC., Wilmking M., Hallinger M., Lantz T., Blok D., Tape KD., Macias-Fauria M., Sass-Klaassen U., Lévesque E., Boudreau S., Ropars P., Hermanutz L., Trant A., Collier LS., Weijers S., Rozema J., Rayback SA., Schmidt NM., Schaepman-Strub G., Wipf S., Rixen C., Ménard CB., Venn S., Goetz S., Andreu-Hayles L., Elmendorf S., Ravolainen V., Welker J., Grogan P., Epstein HE., Hik D. (2011). Shrub expansion in tundra ecosystems: dynamics, impacts and research priorities. Environmental Research Letters, 6(4):045509. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045509
  • Rossetti V., Filippini M., Svercel M., Barbour AD., Bagheri HC. (2011). Emergent multicellular life cycles in filamentous bacteria owing to density-dependent population dynamics. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface, 8(65):1772-1784. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0102
  • Stefka J., Hoeck PEA., Keller LF.,Smith VS. (2011). A hitchhikers guide to the Galápagos: co-phylogeography of Galápagos mockingbirds and their parasites. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11:284. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-284
  • Indermaur L., Schmidt BR. (2011). Quantitative recommendations for amphibian terrestrial habitat conservation derived from habitat selection behavior. Ecological Applications, 21(7):2548-2554. DOI: 10.1890/10-2047.1
  • Lüpold S. (2011). They produce the sperm, but whose is it?: The 11 Biology of Spermatozoa Meeting September 5-9, 2011-Derbyshire UK. Spermatogenesis, 1(4):339-340. DOI: 10.4161/spmg.1.4.18327
  • Zamora-Sillero E., Hafner M., Ibig A., Stelling J., Wagner A. (2011). Efficient characterization of high-dimensional parameter spaces for systems biology. BMC Systems Biology, 5:142. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-5-142
  • Townsend SW., Zöttl M., Manser MB. (2011). All clear? Meerkats attend to contextual information in close calls to coordinate vigilance. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(10):1927-1934. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-011-1202-6
  • van der Niet T., Hansen DM., Johnson SD. (2011). Carrion mimicry in a South African orchid: flowers attract a narrow subset of the fly assemblage on animal carcasses. Annals of Botany, 107(6):981-992. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr048
  • Postma E. (2011). Comment on "additive genetic breeding values correlate with the load of partially deleterious mutations". Science, 333(6047):1221. DOI: 10.1126/science.1200996
  • Wandeler P., Camenisch G. (2011). Identifying Y-chromosomal diversity by long-template PCR. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11(5):835-841. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03013.x
  • Ala-Honkola O., Manier MK., Lüpold S., Pitnick S. (2011). No evidence for postcopulatory inbreeding avoidance in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution, 65(9):2699-705. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01317.x
  • Manser A., Lindholm AK., König B., Bagheri HC. (2011). Polyandry and the decrease of a selfish genetic element in a wild house mouse population. Evolution, 65(9): 2435-2447. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01336.x
  • Townsend SW., Manser MB. (2011). The function of non-linear phenomena in meerkat alarm calls. Biology Letters, 7(1):47-49. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0537
  • Dobay MP., Dobay A., Bantang J., Mendoza E. (2011). How many trimers? Modeling influenza virus fusion yields a minimum aggregate size of six trimers, three of which are fusogenic. Molecular Biosystems, 7(10):2741-2749. DOI: 10.1039/c1mb05060e
  • Raman K., Wagner A. (2011). Evolvability and robustness in a complex signalling circuit. Molecular BioSystems, 7(4):1081-1092. DOI: 10.1039/c0mb00165a
  • Hablützel PI., Wilson AB. (2011). Notes on the occurrence of Syngnathus rostellatus (Teleostei, Syngnathidae) in the Mediterranean. Marine Biodiversity Records, 4:1-4. DOI: 10.1017/S1755267211000558
  • Raman K., Wagner A. (2011). The evolvability of programmable hardware. Journal of the Royal Society. Interface, 8:269-281. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2010.0212
  • de la Chaux N., Wagner A. (2011). BEL/Pao retrotransposons in metazoan genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1):154. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-154
  • Wagner A. (2011). The low cost of recombination in creating novel phenotypes: Recombination can create new phenotypes while disrupting well-adapted phenotypes much less than mutation. BioEssays, 33(8):636-646. DOI: 10.1002/bies.201100027
  • Svara F., Rankin DJ. (2011). The evolution of plasmid-carried antibiotic resistance. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1):130. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-130
  • Dhar R., Sägesser R., Weikert C., Yuan J., Wagner A. (2011). Adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to saline stress through laboratory evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(5):1135-1153. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02249.x
  • Lüpold S., Wistuba J., Damm OS., Rivers JW., Birkhead TR. (2011). Sperm competition leads to functional adaptations in avian testes to maximize sperm quantity and quality. Reproduction, 141(5):595-605. DOI: 10.1530/REP-10-0501
  • Reid JM., Arcese P., Sardell RJ., Keller LF. (2011). Heritability of female extra-pair paternity rate in song sparrows (Melospiza melodia). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1708):1114-1120. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1704
  • Jochmann R., Blanckenhorn WU., Bussière L., Eirkson CE., Jensen J., Kryger U., Lahr J., Lumaret J-P., Römbke J., Wardhaugh KG., Floate KD. (2011). How to test nontarget effects of veterinary pharmaceutical residues in livestock dung in the field. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 7(2):287-296. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.111
  • Immler S., Pitnick S., Parker GA., Durrant KL., Lüpold S., Calhim S., Birkhead TR. (2011). Resolving variation in the reproductive tradeoff between sperm size and number. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(13):5325-5330. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1009059108
  • Espinosa-Soto C., Martin OC., Wagner A. (2011). Phenotypic robustness can increase phenotypic variability after nongenetic perturbations in gene regulatory circuits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(6):1284-1297. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02261.x
  • Abbot P., Abe J., Alcock J., Alizon S., Alpedrinha JAC., Andersson M., Andre J-B., van Baalen M., Balloux F., Balshine S., Barton N., Beukeboom LW., Biernaskie JM., Bilde T., Borgia G., Breed M., Brown S., Bshary R., Buckling A., Burley NT., Burton-Chellew MN., Cant MA., Chapuisat M., Charnov EL., Clutton-Brock T., Cockburn A., Cole BJ., Colegrave N., Cosmides L., Couzin ID., Coyne JA., Creel S., Crespi B., Curry RL., Dall SRX., Day T., Dickinson JL., Dugatkin LA., El Mouden C., Emlen ST., Evans J., Ferriere R., Field J., Foitzik S., Foster K., Foster WA., Fox CW., Gadau J., Gandon S., Gardner A., Gardner MG., Getty T., Goodisman MAD., Grafen A., Grosberg R., Grozinger CM., Gouyon P-H., Gwynne D., Harvey PH., Hatchwell BJ., Heinze J., Helantera H., Helms KR., Hill K., Jiricny N., Johnstone R., Kacelnik A., Kiers ET., Kokko H., Komdeur J., Korb J., Kronauer D., Kümmerli R., Lehmann L., Linksvayer TA., Lion S., Lyon B., Marshall JAR., McElreath R., Michalakis Y., Michod RE., Mock D., Monnin T., Montgomerie R., Moore AJ., Mueller UG., Noë R., Okasha S., Pamilo P., Parker GA., Pedersen JS., Pen I., Pfennig D., Queller DC., Rankin DJ., Reece SE., Reeve HK., Reuter M., Roberts G., Robson SKA., Roze D., Rousset F., Rueppell O., Sachs JL., Santorelli L., Schmid-Hempel P., Schwarz MP., Scott-Phillips T., Shellmann-Sherman J., Sherman PW., Shuker DM., Smith J., Spagna JC., Strassmann B., Suarez AV., Sundström L., Taborsky M., Taylor P., Thompson G., Tooby J., Tsutsui ND., Tsuji K., Turillazzi S., Ubeda F., Vargo EL., Voelkl B., Wenseleers T., West SA., West-Eberhard MJ., Westneat DF., Wiernasz DC., Wild G., Wrangham R., Young AJ., Zeh DW., Zeh JA., Zink A. (2011). Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature, 471(7339):E1-4; author reply E9. DOI: 10.1038/nature09831
  • Lüpold S., Westneat DF., Birkhead TR. (2011). Geographical variation in sperm morphology in the red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus). Evolutionary Ecology, 25(2):373-390. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-010-9410-5
  • Espinosa-Soto C., Martin OC., Wagner A. (2011). Phenotypic plasticity can facilitate adaptive evolution in gene regulatory circuits. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11:1284-1297. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-5
  • Wright J., Bellissimi E., de Hulster E., Wagner A., Pronk JT., van Maris AJA. (2011). Batch and continuous culture-based selection strategies for acetic acid tolerance in xylose-fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEMS Yeast Research, 11(3):299-306. DOI: 10.1111/j.1567-1364.2011.00719.x
  • Teuber K., Schiller J., Jakop U., Lüpold S., Orledge JM., Blount JD., Royle NJ., Hoodless A., Müller K. (2011). MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry as a simple tool to determine the phospholipid/glycolipid composition of sperm: pheasant spermatozoa as one selected example. Animal Reproduction Science, 123(3-4):270-278. DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2011.01.009
  • Raynaud J., Dobson SF. (2011). Scent communication by female Columbian ground squirrels, Urocitellus columbianus. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 65(2):351-358. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-010-1052-7
  • Price N., Cartwright RA., Sabath N., Graur D., Azevedo RBR. (2011). Neutral evolution of robustness in Drosophila microRNA precursors. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28(7):2115-2123. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msr029
  • Filippini M., Svercel M., Laczko E., Kaech A., Ziegler U., Bagheri HC. (2011). Fibrella aestuarina gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous bacterium of the family Cytophagaceae isolated from a tidal flat, and emended description of the genus Rudanella Weon et al. 2008. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(Pt 1):184-189. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.020503-0
  • Mc Ginty SE., Rankin DJ., Brown SP. (2011). Horizontal gene transfer and the evolution of bacterial cooperation. Evolution, 65(1):21-32. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01121.x
  • Rankin DJ. (2011). Kin selection and the evolution of sexual conflict. Journal of Evolutionary Biolog, 24(1):71-81. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02143.x
  • Blanckenhorn WU., Hoeck PEA., Reim C., Teuschl Y. (2011). A cost of being large: genetically large yellow dung flies lose out in intra-specific food competition. Evolutionary Ecology, 25(4):875-884. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-010-9442-x
  • Ewers RM., Didham RK., Fahrig L., Ferraz G., Hector A., Holt RD., Kapos V., Reynolds G., Sinun W., Snaddon JL., Turner EC. (2011). A large-scale forest fragmentation experiment: the stability of altered forest ecosystems project. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366(1582):3292-3302. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0049
  • Blankinship JC., Niklaus PA., Hungate BA. (2011). A meta-analysis of responses of soil biota to global change. Oecologia, 165(3):553-565. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-1909-0
  • Hartmann AA., Buchmann N., Niklaus PA. (2011). A study of soil methane sink regulation in two grasslands exposed to drought and N fertilization. Plant and Soil, 342(1-2):265-275. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-010-0690-x
  • Firn J., Moore JL., MacDougall AS., Borer ET., Seabloom EW., HilleRisLambers J., Harpole WS., Cleland EE., Brown CS., Knops JMH., Prober SM., Pyke DA., Farrell KA., Bakker JD., O'Halloran LR., Adler PB., Collins SL., D'Antonio CM., Crawley MJ., Wolkovich EM., La Pierre KJ., Melbourne BA., Hautier Y., Morgan JW., Leakey ADB., Kay A., McCulley R., Davies KF., Stevens CJ., Chu CJ., Holl KD., Klein JA., Fay PA., Hagenah N., Kirkman KP., Buckley YM. (2011). Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecology Letters, 14(3):274-281. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01584.x
  • Yvon-Durocher G., Reiss J., Blanchard J., Ebenman B., Perkins DM., Reuman DC., Thierry A., Woodward G., Petchey OL. (2011). Across ecosystem comparisons of size structure: methods, approaches and prospects. Oikos, 120(4):550-563. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18863.x
  • Reid JM., Arcese P., Sardell RJ., Keller LF. (2011). Additive genetic variance, heritability, and inbreeding depression in male extra-pair reproductive success. American Naturalist, 177(2):177-187. DOI: 10.1086/657977
  • Rollins-Smith LA., Ramsey JP., Pask JD., Reinert LK., Woodhams DC. (2011). Amphibian immune defenses against chytridiomycosis: impacts of changing environments. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 1(4):552-562. DOI: 10.1093/icb/icr095
  • Van Buskirk J. (2011). Amphibian phenotypic variation along a gradient in canopy cover: species differences and plasticity. Oikos, 120(6):906-914. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18845.x
  • Svercel M., Saladin B., van Moorsel SJ., Wolf S., Bagheri HC. (2011). Antagonistic interactions between filamentous heterotrophs and the cyanobacterium Nostoc muscorum. BMC Research Notes, 4:357. DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-4-357
  • Remans R., Flynn DFB., DeClerck F., Diru W., Fanzo J., Gaynor K., Lambrecht I., Mudiope J., Mutuo PK., Nkhoma P., Siriri D., Sullivan C., Palm CA. (2011). Assessing nutritional diversity of cropping systems in African villages. PLoS ONE, 6(6):e21235. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021235
  • Hector A., Bell T., Hautier Y., Isbell F., Kéry M., Reich PB., van Ruijven J., Schmid B. (2011). BUGS in the analysis of biodiversity experiments: species richness and composition are of similar importance for grassland productivity. PLoS ONE, 6(3):e17434. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017434
  • Mandal J., Brandl H. (2011). Bioaerosols in indoor environment - a review with special reference to residential and occupational locations. The Open Environmental & Biological Monitoring Journal, 2011(4):83-96. DOI: 10.2174/1875040001104010083
  • Kophimai Y., Cornejo C., Peintinger M., Bergamini A., Scheidegger C. (2011). Characterization of nuclear microsatellite loci in the calcareous fen specialist Scorpidium cossonii (Calliergonaceae). American Journal of Botany, 98(10):e290-e292. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1100144
  • Sandrock C., Razmjou J., Vorburger C. (2011). Climate effects on life cycle variation and population genetic architecture of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae. Molecular Ecology, 20:4165-4181. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05242.x
  • Bruelheide H., Böhnke M., Both S., Fang T., Assmann T., Baruffol M., Bauhus J., Buscot F., Chen XY., Ding BY., Durka W., Erfmeier A., Fischer M., Geißler C., Guo D., Guo LD., Härdtle W., He JS., Hector A., Kröber W., Kühn P., Lang AC., Nadrowski K., Pei K., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Shi X., Scholten T., Schuldt A., Trogisch S., von Oheimb G., Welk E., Wirth C., Wu YT., Yang X., Zeng X., Zhang S., Zhou H., Ma K., Schmid B. (2011). Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest. Ecological Monographs, 81(1):25-41. DOI: 10.1890/09-2172.1
  • Kalinina O., Zeller SL., Schmid B. (2011). Competitive performance of transgenic wheat resistant to powdery mildew. PLoS ONE, 6(11):e28091. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028091
  • Walsh RPD., Nussbaum R., Fowler D., Weilenmann M., Hector A. (2011). Conclusion: applying South East Asia Rainforest research programme science to land-use management policy and practice in a changing landscape and climate. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366(1582):3354-3358. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0179
  • Engelstädter J., Sandrock C., Vorburger C. (2011). Contagious parthenogenesis, automixis, and a sex determination meltdown. Evolution, 65(2):501-511. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01145.x
  • Zelenka K., Brandl H., Spingler B., Zelder F. (2011). Coordination chemistry and biological activity of 5′-OH modified quinoline–B12 derivatives. Dalton Transactions, 40(38):9665-9667. DOI: 10.1039/c1dt11161b
  • Stölting KN., Clarke AC., Meudt HM., Blankenhorn WU., Wilson AB. (2011). Cost-effective fluorescent amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analyses using a three primer system. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11(3):494-50. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02957.x
  • Hayden EJ., Ferrada E., Wagner A. (2011). Cryptic genetic variation promotes rapid evolutionary adaptation in an RNA enzyme. Nature, 474(7349):92-95. DOI: 10.1038/nature10083
  • Brandes Ammann A., Brandl H. (2011). Detection and differentiation of bacterial spores in a mineral matrix by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and chemometrical data treatment. BMC Biophysics, 4:14. DOI: 10.1186/2046-1682-4-14
  • Brandes Ammann A., Kölle L., Brandl H. (2011). Detection of bacterial endospores in soil by terbium fluorescence. International Journal of Microbiology, 2011:435281. DOI: 10.1155/2011/435281
  • Gubsch M., Buchmann N., Schmid B., Schulze ED., Lipowsky A., Roscher C. (2011). Differential effects of plant diversity on functional trait variation of grass species. Annals of Botany, 107(1):157-169. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcq220
  • Postma E., Heinrich F., Koller U., Sardell RJ., Reid JM., Arcese P., Keller LF. (2011). Disentangling the effect of genes, the environment and chance on sex ratio variation in a wild bird population. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1720):2996-3002. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.2763
  • Berger D., Friberg M., Gotthard K. (2011). Divergence and ontogenetic coupling of larval behaviour and thermal reaction norms in three closely related butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1703):313-320. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1398
  • Steudel B., Hautier Y., Hector A., Kessler M. (2011). Diverse marsh plant communities are more consistently productive across a range of different environmental conditions through functional complementarity. Journal of Applied Ecology, 48(5):1117-1124. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.01986.x
  • Sieber Y., Holderegger R., Waser NM., Thomas V., Braun S., Erhardt A., Reyer H-U., Wirth LR. (2011). Do alpine plants facilitate each other’s pollination? Experiments at a small spatial scale. Acta Oecologica, 37(4):369-374. DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2011.04.005
  • Hector A. (2011). Ecology: Diversity favours productivity. Nature, 472:45-46. DOI: 10.1038/472045a
  • Knop E., Herzog F., Schmid B. (2011). Effect of connectivity between restoration meadows on invertebrates with contrasting dispersal abilities. Restoration Ecology, 19(201):151-159. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00737.x
  • Stiehl-Braun PA., Powlson DS., Poulton PR., Niklaus PA. (2011). Effects of N fertilizers and liming on the micro-scale distribution of soil methane assimilation in the long-term Park Grass experiment at Rothamsted. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 43(5):1034-1041. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.01.020
  • Christiansen DG., Reyer H-U. (2011). Effects of geographic distance, sea barriers and habitat on the genetic structure and diversity of all-hybrid water frog populations. Heredity, 106(1):25-36. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2010.37
  • Geiger CC., Küpfer E., Schär S., Wolf S., Schmidt BR. (2011). Elevated temperature clears chytrid fungus infections from tadpoles of the midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans. Amphibia-Reptilia, 32(2):276-280. DOI: 10.1163/017353711X556970
  • Samal A., Wagner A., Martin OC. (2011). Environmental versatility promotes modularity in genome-scale metabolic networks. BMC Systems Biology, 5:135. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-5-135
  • Marreros N., Hüssy D., Albini S., Frey CF., Abril C., Vogt HR., Holzwarth N., Wirz-Dittus S., Friess M., Engels M., Borel N., Willisch CS., Signer C., Hoelzle LE., Ryser-Degiorgis MP. (2011). Epizootiologic investigations of selected abortive agents in free-ranging alpine ibex (capra ibex ibex) in Switzerland. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 47(3):530-543. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-47.3.530
  • Yvon-Durocher G., Reiss J., Blanchard J. (2011). Erratum. Oikos, 120(5):800. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19847.x
  • Stoeck M., Horn A., Grossen C., Lindtke D., Sermier R., Betto-Colliard C., Dufresnes C., Bonjour E., Dumas Z., Luquet E., Maddalena T., Clavero Sousa H., Martinez-Solano I., Perrin N. (2011). Ever-Young sex chromosomes in European tree frogs. PLoS Biology, 9(5):e1001062. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001062
  • Sandrock C., Schirrmeister BE., Vorburger C. (2011). Evolution of reproductive mode variation and host associations in a sexual-asexual complex of aphid parasitoids. BMC Evolutionary Biology:11:348. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-348
  • Bagchi R., Press MC., Scholes JD. (2011). Evolutionary history and distance dependence control survival of dipterocarp seedlings. Ecology Letters, 13(1):51-59. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01397.x
  • Rickenbach O., Grüebler M., Schaub M., Koller A., Naef-Daenzer B., Schifferli A. (2011). Exclusion of ground predators improves Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus chick survival. Ibis, 153(3):531-542. DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2011.01136.x
  • Filippini M., Kaech A., Ziegler U., Bagheri HC. (2011). Fibrisoma limi gen. nov., sp. nov., an orange pigmented filamentous bacterium of the family Cytophagaceae isolated from North Sea tidal flats. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(6):1418-1424. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.025395-0
  • Petchey OL., Beckerman AP., Riede JO., Warren PH. (2011). Fit, efficiency, and biology: Some thoughts on judging food web models. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 279(1):169-171. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2011.03.019
  • Gubsch M., Roscher C., Gleixner G., Habekost M., Lipowsky A., Schmid B., Schulze ED., Steinbeiss S., Buchmann N. (2011). Foliar and soil δ15N values reveal increased nitrogen partitioning among species in diverse grassland communities. Plant, Cell and Environment, 34(6):895-908. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02287.x
  • Flynn DFB., Mirotchnick N., Jain M., Palmer MI., Naeem S. (2011). Functional and phylogenetic diversity as predictors of biodiversity–ecosystem-function relationships. Ecology, 92(8):1573-1581. DOI: 10.1890/10-1245.1
  • Mendez V., Gill JA., Burton NHK., Austin GE., Petchey OL., Davies RG. (2011). Functional diversity across space and time: trends in wader communities on British estuaries. Diversity and Distributions, 18(4):356-365. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00868.x
  • Rieben S., Kalinina O., Schmid B., Zeller SL. (2011). Gene flow in genetically modified wheat. PLoS ONE, 6(12):e29730. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029730
  • Thueler K., Bussière LF., Postma E., Ward PI., Blanckenhorn WU. (2011). Genetic and environmental sources of covariance among internal reproductive traits in the yellow dung fly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(7):1477-1486. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02280.x
  • Espinosa-Soto C., Wagner A. (2011). Genotype networks shed light on evolutionary constraints. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26(11):577-584. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2011.07.001
  • Matias Rodrigues JF., Wagner A. (2011). Genotype networks, innovation, and robustness in sulfur metabolism. BMC Systems Biology, 5:39. DOI: 10.1186/1752-0509-5-39
  • Jousset A., Schmid B., Scheu S., Eisenhauer N. (2011). Genotypic richness and dissimilarity opposingly affect ecosystem functioning. Ecology Letters, 14(6):537-545. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01613.x
  • Frey B., Niklaus PA., Kremer J., Lüscher P., Zimmermann S. (2011). Heavy-machinery traffic impacts methane emissions as well as methanogen abundance and community structure in oxic forest soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(17):6060-6068. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.05206-11
  • Samaritani E., Shrestha J., Fournier B., Frossard E., Gillet F., Guenat C., Niklaus PA., Tockner K., Mitchell EAD., Luster J. (2011). Heterogeneity of soil carbon pools and fluxes in a channelized and a restored floodplain section (Thur River, Switzerland). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 8(1):1059-1091. DOI: 10.5194/hessd-8-1059-2011
  • Samaritani E., Shrestha J., Fournier B., Frossard E., Gillet F., Guenat C., Niklaus PA., Pasquale N., Tockner K., Mitchell EAD., Luster J. (2011). Heterogeneity of soil carbon pools and fluxes in a channelized and a restored floodplain section (Thur River, Switzerland). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15(6):1757-1769. DOI: 10.5194/hess-15-1757-2011
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