Publications 2021

  • Papkou A., Schalkowski R., Barg M-C., Koepper S., Schulenburg H. (2021). Population size impacts host–pathogen coevolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 288:20212269. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.2269
  • Li F., Zhang Y., Altermatt F., Zhang X. (2021). Consideration of Multitrophic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions Improves Indices on River Ecological Status. Environmental Science & Technology, 55(24):16434-16444. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c05899
  • Kapun M., Nunez JCB., Bogaerts-Márquez M., Murga-Moreno J., Paris M., Outten J., et al. (2021). Drosophila Evolution over Space and Time (DEST): A New Population Genomics Resource. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38(12):5782-5805. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab259
  • Cayuela H., Lemaître J-F., Muths E., McCaffery RM., Frétey T., Le Garff B., Schmidt BR., Grossenbacher K., Lenzi O., Hossack BR., Eby LA., Lambert BA., Elmberg J., Merilä J., Gippet JMW., Gaillard J-M., Pilliod DS. (2021). Thermal conditions predict intraspecific variation in senescence rate in frogs and toads. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(49):e2112235118. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2112235118
  • Schweizer G., Wagner A. (2021). Both Binding Strength and Evolutionary Accessibility Affect the Population Frequency of Transcription Factor Binding Sequences in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genome Biology and Evolution, 13(12):evab273. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evab273
  • Govaert L., Gilarranz LJ., Altermatt F. (2021). Competition alters species’ plastic and genetic response to environmental change. Scientific Reports, 11:23518. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-02841-8
  • Aguirre-Fernández G., Barbieri C., Graff A., Pérez de Arce J., Moreno H., Sánchez-Villagra MR. (2021). Cultural macroevolution of musical instruments in South America. Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, 8:208. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-021-00881-z
  • Çilingir FG., Hansen DM., Ozgul A., Grossen C. (2021). Design of SNP markers for Aldabra giant tortoises using low coverage ddRAD-seq. Conservation Genetics Resources, 13(4):409-412. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-021-01225-
  • Klein K., Kokko H., ten Brink H. (2021). Disentangling Verbal Arguments: Intralocus Sexual Conflict in Haplodiploids. The American Naturalist, 198(6):678-693. DOI: 10.1086/716908
  • Alther R., Fronhofer EA., Altermatt F. (2021). Dispersal behaviour and riverine network connectivity shape the genetic diversity of freshwater amphipod metapopulations. Molecular Ecology, 30(24):6551-6565. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16201
  • Risely A., Wilhelm K., Clutton-Brock T., Manser MB., Sommer S. (2021). Diurnal oscillations in gut bacterial load and composition eclipse seasonal and lifetime dynamics in wild meerkats. Nature Communications, 12:6017. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26298-5
  • Cozzi G., Hollerbach L., Suter SM., Reiners TE., Kunz F., Tettamanti F., Ozgul A. (2021). Eyes, ears, or nose? Comparison of three non-invasive methods to survey wolf recolonisation. Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 101(6):881-893. DOI: 10.1007/s42991-021-00167-6
  • Kaya C., Generalovic TN., Ståhls G., Hauser M., et al., Kenis M., Blanckenhorn W., Kapun M., Sandrock C. (2021). Global population genetic structure and demographic trajectories of the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens. BMC Biology, 19:94. DOI: 10.1186/s12915-021-01029-w
  • Bradter U., Ozgul A., Griesser M., Layton-Matthews K., Eggers J., Singer A., Sandercock BK., Haverkamp PJ., Snäll T. (2021). Habitat suitability models based on opportunistic citizen science data: Evaluating forecasts from alternative methods versus an individual‐based model. Diversity and Distributions, 27(12):2397-2411. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13409
  • Reyer H-U. (2021). Josh Van Buskirk (1959–2021). Evolution, 75(12):3228-3232. DOI: 10.1111/evo.14396
  • Bond, Monica L; Lee, Derek E; Ozgul, Arpat; Farine, Damien R; König, Barbara (2021). Leaving by staying: Social dispersal in giraffes. Journal of Animal Ecology, 90(12):2755-2766. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13582
  • Blackman RC., Osathanunkul M., Brantschen J., Di Muri C., Harper LR., Mächler E., Hänfling B., Altermatt F. (2021). Mapping biodiversity hotspots of fish communities in subtropical streams through environmental DNA. Scientific Reports, 11:10375. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89942-6
  • Kakui H., Yamazaki M., Shimizu KK. (2021). PRIMA: a rapid and cost-effective genotyping method to detect single-nucleotide differences using probe-induced heteroduplexes. Scientific Reports, 11(1):20741. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-99641-x
  • Maldonado-Chaparro AA., Forstmeier W., Farine DR. (2021). Relationship quality underpins pair bond formation and subsequent reproductive performance. Animal Behaviour, 182:43-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.09.009
  • Papageorgiou D., Rozen-Rechels D., Nyaguthii B., Farine DR. (2021). Seasonality impacts collective movements in a wild group-living bird. Movement Ecology, 9:38. DOI: 10.1186/s40462-021-00271-9
  • Thompson P., Hürlemann S., Altermatt F. (2021). Species Interactions Limit the Predictability of Community Responses to Environmental Change. The American Naturalist, 198(6):694-705. DOI: 10.1086/716724
  • Winkler L., Ramm SA., Lindholm AK., Sutter A. (2021). The baculum affects paternity success of first but not second males in house mouse sperm competition. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21:159. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-021-01887-6
  • Lankheet I., Vicente M., Barbieri C., Schlebusch C. (2021). The performance of common SNP arrays in assigning African mitochondrial haplogroups. BMC Genomics, 22:43. DOI: 10.1186/s12863-021-01000-2
  • Rezende F., Antiqueira PAP., Petchey OL., Velho LFM., Rodrigues LC., Romero GQ. (2021). Trophic downgrading decreases species asynchrony and community stability regardless of climate warming. Ecology Letters, 24(12):2660-2673. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13885
  • Kim I-W., Stuecker MF., Timmermann A., Zeller E., Kug J-S., Park S-W., Kim J-S. (2021). Tropical Indo-Pacific SST influences on vegetation variability in eastern Africa. Scientific Reports, 11(1):10462. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89824-x
  • Blackman RC., Altermatt F., Foulquier A., Lefébure T., Gauthier M., Bouchez A., Stubbington R., Weigand AM., Leese F., Datry T. (2021). Unlocking our understanding of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams with genomic tools. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 19(10):574-583. DOI: 10.1002/fee.2404
  • Takimoto H., Sato Y., Nagano AJ., Shimizu KK., Kanagawa A. (2021). Using a two-stage convolutional neural network to rapidly identify tiny herbivorous beetles in the field. Ecological Informatics, 66:101466. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101466
  • Runge J-N., König B., Lindholm AK., Bendesky A. (2021). Parent-offspring inference in inbred populations. bioRxiv 469656, University of Zurich. DOI: 10.1101/2021.11.23.469656
  • Lham D., Cozzi G., Sommer S., Thinley P., Wangchuk N., Wangchuk S., Ozgul A. (2021). Modeling Distribution and Habitat Suitability for the Snow Leopard in Bhutan. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 2:781085. DOI: 10.3389/fcosc.2021.781085
  • Harrison ND., Maag N., Haverkamp PJ., Ganswindt A., Manser MB., Clutton-Brock TH., Ozgul A., Cozzi G. (2021). Behavioural change during dispersal and its relationship to survival and reproduction in a cooperative breeder. Journal of Animal Ecology, 90(11):2637-2650. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13569
  • García-Navas V., Sattler T., Schmid H., Ozgul A. (2021). Bird species co‐occurrence patterns in an alpine environment supports the stress‐gradient hypothesis. Oikos, 130(11):1905-1918. DOI: 10.1111/oik.08588
  • Polanco FA., Richards E., Flück B., Valentini A. Altermatt F., Brosse S., Walser J-C., Eme D., Marques V., Manel S., Albouy C., Dejean T., Pellissier L. (2021). Comparing the performance of 12S mitochondrial primers for fish environmental DNA across ecosystems. Environmental DNA, 3(6):1113-1127. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.232
  • Duncan C., Manser MB., Clutton-Brock T. (2021). Decline and fall: The causes of group failure in cooperatively breeding meerkats. Ecology and Evolution, 11(21):14459-14474. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7655
  • Spence-Jones HC., Brehm AM., Cram D., Gaynor D., Thorley J., Manser M., Clutton-Brock TH. (2021). Deferred benefits of dominance for natal males in a cooperative breeder, the Kalahari meerkat. Journal of Zoology, 315(3):236-245. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12918
  • San Roman M., Wagner A. (2021). Diversity begets diversity during community assembly until ecological limits impose a diversity ceiling. Molecular Ecology, 30(22):5874-5887. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16161
  • Jansen van Rensburg A., Robin M., Phillips B., Van Buskirk J. (2021). European common frog (Rana temporaria) recolonized Switzerland from multiple glacial refugia in northern Italy via trans‐ and circum‐Alpine routes. Ecology and Evolution, 11(22):15984-15994. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.8268
  • Hirota SK., Yasumoto AA., Nitta K., Tagane M., Miki N., Suyama Y., Yahara T. (2021). Evolutionary history of Hemerocallis in Japan inferred from chloroplast and nuclear phylogenies and levels of interspecific gene flow. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 164:107264. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2021.1072641016/j.ympev.2021.107264
  • Querejeta JI., Schlaeppi K., López-García Á., Ondoño S., Prieto I., van der Heijden MGA., Mar Alguacil M. (2021). Lower relative abundance of ectomycorrhizal fungi under a warmer and drier climate is linked to enhanced soil organic matter decomposition. New Phytologist, 232(3):1399-1413. DOI: 10.1111/nph.17661
  • Knauer AC., Kokko H., Schiestl FP. (2021). Pollinator behaviour and resource limitation maintain honest floral signalling. Functional Ecology, 35(11):2536-2549. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13905
  • Simmons BI., Blyth PSA., Blanchard JL., Clegg T., Delmas E., Garnier A., Griffiths CA., Jacob U., Pennekamp F., Petchey OL., Poisot T., Webb TJ., Beckerman AP. (2021). Refocusing multiple stressor research around the targets and scales of ecological impacts. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 5(11):1478-1489. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-021-01547-4
  • Brunton-Martin AL., Gaskett AC., Kokko H. (2021). Resilience of haplodiploids to being exploited by sexually deceptive plants. Oikos, 130(11):2053-2063. DOI: 10.1111/oik.08374
  • Gareta García M., Farine D., Brachotte C., Borgeaud C., Bshary R. (2021). Wild female vervet monkeys change grooming patterns and partners when freed from feeding constraints. Animal Behaviour, 181:117-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.08.027
  • Dickel L., Arcese P., Nietlisbach P., Keller LF., Jensen H., Reid JM. (2021). ⁠Are immigrants outbred and unrelated? Testing standard assumptions in a wild metapopulation. Molecular Ecology, 30(22):5674-5686. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16173
  • Zheng J., Guo N., Wagner A. (2021). Mistranslation Reduces Mutation Load in Evolving Proteins through Negative Epistasis with DNA Mutations. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38(11):4792-4804. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab206
  • Altermatt F., Environmental threats we can act upon: How to use the science-policy dialogue. Edited by: Altermatt Florian (2021). München: Oekom Verlag. DOI: 10.14512/gaia.30.3.1
  • Angelone S. (2021). Storyboardgraphy. Visual Studies, 36(4-5):421-425. DOI: 10.1080/1472586x.2021.1889401
  • Kokko H. (2021). The tired copepod and the definition of sexual selection: a comment on Shuker and Kvarnemo. Behavioral Ecology, 32(5):795-796. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arab061
  • Li G., Wan X., Yin B., Wei W., Hou X., Zhang X., Batsuren E., Zhao J., Huang S., Xu X., Liu J., Song Y., Ozgul A., Dickman CR., Wang G., Krebs CJ., Zhang Z. (2021). Timing outweighs magnitude of rainfall in shaping population dynamics of a small mammal species in steppe grassland. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(42):e2023691118. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2023691118
  • Brachet MAA., Vullioud P., Ganswindt A., Manser M., Keller M., Clutton-Brock TH. (2021). Parity predicts allonursing in a cooperative breeder. Journal of Mammalogy, 102(5):1365-1374. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyab084
  • Ng KKS., Kobayashi MJ., Fawcett JA., Hatakeyama M., Paape T., Ng CH., Ang CC., Tnah LH., Lee CT., Nishiyama T., Sese J., O’Brien MJ., Copetti D., Isa MNM., Ong RC., Putra M., Siregar IZ., Indrioko S., Kosugi Y., Izuno A., Isagi Y., Lee SL., Shimizu KK. (2021). The genome of Shorea leprosula (Dipterocarpaceae) highlights the ecological relevance of drought in aseasonal tropical rainforests. Communications Biology, 4:1166. DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02682-1
  • Leigh DM., Lischer HEL., Guillaume F., Grossen C., Günther T. (2021). Disentangling adaptation from drift in bottlenecked and reintroduced populations of Alpine ibex. Molecular Ecology Resources, 21(7):2350-2363. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.13442
  • Figueiredo ART., Wagner A., Kümmerli R. (2021). Ecology drives the evolution of diverse social strategies in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Molecular Ecology, 30(20):5214-5228. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16119
  • Pawlowski J., Apothéloz-Perret-Gentil L-, Altermatt F. (2021). Environmental versus extra‐organismal DNA. Molecular Ecology, 30(19):4606-4607. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16144
  • Govaert L., Altermatt F., De Meester L., Leibold MA., McPeek MA., Pantel JH., Urban MC. (2021). Integrating fundamental processes to understand eco‐evolutionary community dynamics and patterns. Functional Ecology, 35(10):2138-2155. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13880
  • Vitasse Y., Ursenbacher S., Klein G., Bohnenstengel T., Chittaro Y., Delestrade A., Monnerat C., Rebetez M., Rixen C., Strebel N., Schmidt BR., Wipf S., Wohlgemuth T., Yoccoz NG., Lenoir J. (2021). Phenological and elevational shifts of plants, animals and fungi under climate change in the European Alps. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 96(5):1816-1835. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12727
  • Roesch MA., Hansen DM., Cole NC. (2021). Understanding demographic limiting factors to species recovery: Nest-site suitability and breeding ecology of Phelsuma guentheri on Round Island, Mauritius. Global Ecology and Conservation, 30:e01761. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01761
  • Unglaub B., Cayuela H., Schmidt BR., Preißler K., Glos J., Steinfartz S. (2021). Context‐dependent dispersal determines relatedness and genetic structure in a patchy amphibian population. Molecular Ecology, 30(20):5009-5028. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16114
  • Ogden R., Vasiljevic N., Prost S. (2021). Nanopore sequencing in non-human forensic genetics. Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, 5(3):465-473. DOI: 10.1042/etls20200287
  • Brantschen J., Blackman RC., Walser J-C., Altermatt F. (2021). Environmental DNA gives comparable results to morphology-based indices of macroinvertebrates in a large-scale ecological assessment. PLoS ONE, 16(9):e0257510. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257510
  • Thüler K., Blanckenhorn WU., Ward PI., Lüpold S., Bussière LF. (2021). Female accessory gland fluid promotes sperm survival in yellow dung flies. Alpine Entomology, 5:95-100. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.5.68501
  • Halstead-Nussloch G., Tanaka T., Copetti D., Paape T., Kobayashi F., Hatakeyama M., Kanamori H., Wu J., Mascher M., Kawaura K., Shimizu KK., Handa H. (2021). Multiple Wheat Genomes Reveal Novel Gli-2 Sublocus Location and Variation of Celiac Disease Epitopes in Duplicated α-Gliadin Genes. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12:715985. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.715985
  • Hordley LA., Gillings S., Petchey OL., Tobias JA., Oliver TH. (2021). Diversity of response and effect traits provides complementary information about avian community dynamics linked to ecological function. Functional Ecology, 35(9):1938-1950. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13865
  • Herbst CT., Nishimura T., Garcia M., Migimatsu K., Tokuda IT. (2021). Effect of Ventricular Folds on Vocalization Fundamental Frequency in Domestic Pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus). Journal of Voice, 35(5):805.e1-805.e15. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2020.01.013
  • Cruickshank SS., Bergamini A., Schmidt BR. (2021). Estimation of breeding probability can make monitoring data more revealing: a case study of amphibians. Ecological Applications, 31(6):e02357. DOI: 10.1002/eap.2357
  • Park S-W., Kug J-S., Jun S-Y., Jeong S-J., Kim J-S. (2021). Role of cloud feedback in continental warming response to CO2 physiological forcing. Journal of Climate, 34(22):8813-8828. DOI: 10.1175/jcli-d-21-0025.1
  • Pedraza F., Bascompte J. (2021). The joint role of coevolutionary selection and network structure in shaping trait matching in mutualisms. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 288(1957):20211291. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1291
  • Demont M., Ward PI., Blanckenhorn WU., Lüpold S., Martin OY., Bussière LF. (2021). How biases in sperm storage relate to sperm use during oviposition in female yellow dung flies. Behavioral Ecology:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arab026
  • Frei D., Veekman E., Grogg D., Stoffel-Studer I., Morishima A., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Yates S., Shimizu KK., Frey JE., Studer B., Copetti D. (2021). Ultralong Oxford Nanopore reads enable the development of a reference-grade perennial ryegrass genome assembly. Genome Biology and Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evab159
  • Blanckenhorn WU., Berger D., Rohner PT., Schäfer MA., Akashi H., Walters RJ. (2021). Comprehensive thermal performance curves for yellow dung fly life history traits and the temperature-size-rule. Journal of Thermal Biology, 100:103069. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2021.103069
  • De Nardo AN., Roy J., Sbilordo SH., Lüpold S. (2021). Condition‐dependent interaction between mating success and competitive fertilization success in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution, 75(8):2014-2026. DOI: 10.1111/evo.14228
  • Wuest SE., Peter R., Niklaus PA. (2021). Ecological and evolutionary approaches to improving crop variety mixtures. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 5(8):1068-1077. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-021-01497-x
  • Lham D., Cozzi G., Sommer S., Wangchuk S., Lham K., Ozgul A. (2021). Ecological determinants of livestock depredation by the snow leopard Panthera uncia in Bhutan. Journal of Zoology, 314(4):275-284. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12883
  • Matsumae H., Ranacher P., Savage PE., Blasi DE., Currie TE., Koganebuchi K., Nishida N., Sato T., Tanabe H., Tajima A., Brown S., Stoneking M., Shimizu KK., Oota H., Bickel B. (2021). Exploring correlations in genetic and cultural variation across language families in northeast Asia. Science Advances, 7(34):eabd9223. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd9223
  • Zheng J., Bratulic S., Lischer HEL., Wagner A. (2021). Mistranslation can promote the exploration of alternative evolutionary trajectories in enzyme evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 34(8):1302-1315. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13892
  • Kang J-H., Hwang H., Lee S-J., Choi S-D., Kim J-S., Hong Sangbum; Hur SD., Baek J-H. (2021). Record of North American boreal forest fires in northwest Greenland snow. Chemosphere, 276:130187. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130187
  • Li X-Y., Kokko H. (2021). Sexual dimorphism driven by intersexual resource competition: why is it rare, and where to look for it? Journal of Animal Ecology, 90(8):1831-1843. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13487
  • Schanz FR., Sommer S., Lami A., Fontaneto D., Ozgul A. (2021). Life‐history responses of a freshwater rotifer to copper pollution. Ecology and Evolution, 11(16):10947-10955. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7877
  • Toda Y., Tameshige T., Tomiyama M., Kinoshita T., Shimizu KK. (2021). An Affordable Image-Analysis Platform to Accelerate Stomatal Phenotyping During Microscopic Observation. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12:715309. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.715309
  • Norberg A., Susi H., Sallinen S., Safdari P., Clark N., Laine A-L. (2021). Direct and indirect viral associations predict coexistence in wild plant virus communities. Research Square 741379/v1, University of Zurich. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-741379/v1
  • Blanckenhorn WU. (2021). Energetic underpinnings of yellow dung fly mating success in the field. Alpine Entomology, 5:61-67. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.5.68153
  • Guillén-Escribà C., Schneider FD., Schmid B., Tedder A., Morsdorf F., Furrer R., Hueni A., Niklaus PA., Schaepman ME. (2021). Remotely sensed between‐individual functional trait variation in a temperate forest. Ecology and Evolution, 11(16):10834-10867. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7758
  • Brügger RK., Burkart JM. (2021). Parental reactions to a dying marmoset infant: conditional investment by the mother, but not the father. Behaviour, 159(1):89-109. DOI: 10.1163/1568539x-bja10108
  • Wagner A. (2021). Adaptive evolvability through direct selection instead of indirect, second‐order selection. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution:Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.23071
  • Farine DR. (2021). Collective behaviour: Movement rules under imminent threat. Current Biology, 31(14):R902-R904. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.05.043
  • Mächler E., Walser J-C., Altermatt F. (2021). Decision‐making and best practices for taxonomy‐free environmental DNA metabarcoding in biomonitoring using Hill numbers. Molecular Ecology, 30(13):3326-3339. DOI: 10.1111/mec.15725
  • Van Buskirk J., Smith DC. (2021). Ecological causes of fluctuating natural selection on habitat choice in an amphibian. Evolution, 75(7):1862-1877. DOI: 10.1111/evo.14282
  • Krug RM., Petchey OL. (2021). Metadata Made Easy: Develop and Use Domain‐Specific Metadata Schemes by following the dmdScheme approach. Ecology and Evolution, 11(14):9174-9181. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7764
  • Watson SK., Burkart JM., Schapiro SJ., Lambeth SP., Mueller JL., Townsend SW. (2021). Reply to comment on “Nonadjacent dependency processing in monkeys, apes, and humans”. Science Advances, 7(30):eabj1517. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abj1517
  • Bond ML., König B., Ozgul A., Farine DR., Lee DE. (2021). Socially defined subpopulations reveal demographic variation in a giraffe metapopulation. Journal of Wildlife Management, 85(5):920-931. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.22044
  • Kawecki, Tadeusz J; Erkosar, Berra; Dupuis, Cindy; Hollis, Brian; Stillwell, R Craig; Kapun, Martin (2021). The Genomic Architecture of Adaptation to Larval Malnutrition Points to a Trade-off with Adult Starvation Resistance in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38(7):2732-2749. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab061
  • He P., Montiglio P-O., Somveille M., Cantor M., Farine DR. (2021). The role of habitat configuration in shaping animal population processes: a framework to generate quantitative predictions. Oecologia, 196:649-665. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-021-04967-y
  • Blanckenhorn WU. (2021). A fungal parasite selects against body size but not fluctuating asymmetry in Swiss subalpine yellow dung flies. Alpine Entomology, 5:27-35. DOI: 10.3897/alpento.5.65653
  • Blanckenhorn WU., Cozzi G., Jäggli G., Busso JP. (2021). Experimental size- and sex-specific predation on dung flies by amphibian and arthropod predators. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, 67(3-4):127-136. DOI: 10.1163/22244662-bja10026
  • Susi H., Laine A-L. (2021). Agricultural land use disrupts biodiversity mediation of virus infections in wild plant populations. New Phytologist, 230(6):2447-2458. DOI: 10.1111/nph.17156
  • Hofmann DD., Behr DM., McNutt JW., Ozgul A., Cozzi G. (2021). Bound within boundaries: Do protected areas cover movement corridors of their most mobile, protected species? Journal of Applied Ecology, 58(6):1133-1144. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13868
  • Baruah G., Clements CF., Ozgul A. (2021). Effect of habitat quality and phenotypic variation on abundance‐ and trait‐based early warning signals of population collapses. Oikos, 130(6):850-862. DOI: 10.1111/oik.07925
  • Constance A., Haverkamp PJ., Bunbury N., Schaepman-Strub G. (2021). Extent change of protected mangrove forest and its relation to wave power exposure on Aldabra Atoll. Global Ecology and Conservation, 27:e01564. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01564
  • Layton-Matthews K., Griesser M., Coste CFD., Ozgul A. (2021). Forest management affects seasonal source-sink dynamics in a territorial, group-living bird. Oecologia, 196(2):399-412. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-021-04935-6
  • Suleiman M., Choffat Y., Daugaard U., Petchey OL. (2021). Large and interacting effects of temperature and nutrient addition on stratified microbial ecosystems in a small, replicated, and liquid-dominated Winogradsky column approach. MicrobiologyOpen, 10(3):e1189. DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.1189
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