Guzmán-Jacob, V., Zotz, G., Craven, D., Taylor, A., Krömer, T., Monge-González, M.L. & Kreft, H. (2019): Effects of forest-use intensity on vascular epiphyte diversity along an elevational gradient. Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12992 pdf

Sandel, B., Weigelt, P., Kreft, H., Keppel, G., van der Sande, M.T., Levin, S., Smith, S., Craven, D. & Knight, T.M. (2019): Current climate, isolation and history drive global patterns of tree phylogenetic endemism. Global Ecology & Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/geb.13001 pdf

Wüest, R.O., Zimmermann, N.E., Zurell, D., Alexander, J.M., Fritz, S.A., Hof, C., Kreft, H., Normand, S., Cabral, J.S., Szekely, E., Thuiller, W., Wikelski, M. & Karger, D.N. (2019): Macroecology in the age of Big Data – Where to go from here? Journal of Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13633 pdf

Essl, F., Dawson, W., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., van Kleunen, M., Weigelt, P., Mang, T., Dullinger, S., Lenzner, B., Moser, D., Maurel, N., Seebens, H., Stein, A., Weber, E., Chatelain, C., Inderjit, Genovesi, P., Kartesz, J., Morozova, O., Nishino, M., Nowak, P.M., Pagad, S., Shus, W.-s. & Winter, M. (2019): Drivers of the relative richness of naturalized and invasive plant species on Earth. AoB plants. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plz051 pdf

Weigelt, P., König, C. & Kreft, H. (2019): GIFT – A Global Inventory of Floras and Traits for macroecology and biogeography. Journal of Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13623 pdf

Zemp, D.C., Ehbrecht, M., Seidel, D., Ammer, C., Craven, D., Erkelenz, J., Irawan, B., Sundawati, L., Hölscher, D. & Kreft, H. (2019): Mixed-species tree plantings enhance structural complexity in oil palm plantations. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 283, 106564. pdf

Craven, D., Winter, M., Hotzel, K., Gaikwad, J., Eisenhauer, N., Hohmuth, M., König-Ries, B. & Wirth, C. (2019): Evolution of interdisciplinarity in biodiversity science. Ecology and Evolution 9, 6744-6755. pdf

Ocampo-Ariza, C., Denis, K., Njie Motombi, F., Bobo, K.S., Kreft, H. & Waltert, M. (2019): Extinction thresholds and negative responses of Afrotropical ant-following birds to forest cover loss in oil palm and agroforestry landscapes. Basic and Applied Ecology, 39, 26-37. pdf

Keppel, G. & Kreft, H. (2019): Integration and synthesis of quantitative data: Alexander von Humboldt’s renewed relevance in modern biogeography and ecology. Frontiers of Biogeography, 11, e43187. pdf

Cabral, J.S., Whittaker, R.J., Wiegand, K. & Kreft, H. (2019): Assessing predicted isolation effects from the general dynamic model of island biogeography with an eco-evolutionary model for plants. Journal of Biogeography 46, 1569-1581. pdf

Cabral, J.S., Wiegand, K. & Kreft, H. (2019): Interactions between ecological, evolutionary and environmental processes unveil complex dynamics of insular plant diversity. Journal of Biogeography 46, 1582-1597. pdf

Seidel, D., Annighöfer, P., Stiers, M., Zemp, C.D., Burkardt, K., Ehbrecht, M., Willim, K., Kreft, H., Hölscher, D. & Ammer, C. (2019): How a measure of tree structural complexity relates to architectural benefit-to-cost ratio, light availability, and growth of trees. Ecology and Evolution 9, 7134-7142. pdf

Röll, A., Niu, F., Meijide, A., Ahongshangbam, J., Ehbrecht, M., Guillaume, T., Gunawan, D., Hardanto, A., Hendrayanto, Hertel, D., Kotowska, M.M., Kreft, H., Kuzyakov, Y., Leuschner, C., Nomura, M., Polle, A., Rembold, K., Sahner, J., Seidel, D., Zemp, D.C., Knohl, A. & Hölscher, D. (2019): Transpiration on the rebound in lowland Sumatra. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 274, 160-171. pdf

Khokthong, W., Zemp, D.C., Irawan, B., Sundawati, L., Kreft, H. & Hölscher, D. (2019): Drone-Based Assessment of Canopy Cover for Analyzing Tree Mortality in an Oil Palm Agroforest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 2, 12. pdf

Chase, J.M., Gooriah, L., May, F., Ryberg, W.A., Schuler, M.S., Craven, D., & Knight, T.M. (2009): A framework for disentangling ecological mechanisms underlying the island species–area relationship. Frontiers of Biogeography 11, e40844. pdf

Schrader, J., König, C., Moeljono, S., Pärtel, M. & Kreft, H. (2019): Requirements of plant species are linked to area and determine species pool and richness on small islands. Journal of Vegetation Science 30, 599-609. pdf

Taylor, A., Weigelt, P., König, C., Zotz, G. & Kreft, H. (2019): Island disharmony revisited using orchids as a model group. New Phytologist 223, 597-606. pdf

Schrader, J., Moeljono, S., Keppel, G. & Kreft, H. (2019): Plants on small islands revisited: the effects of spatial scale and habitat quality on the species-area relationship. Ecography 42, 1405-1414. pdf

König, C., Weigelt, P., Schrader, J., Taylor, A., Kattge, J. & Kreft, H. (2019): Biodiversity data integration – The significance of data resolution and domain. PLOS Biology 17, e3000183. pdf

Dyer, M.J.B., Keppel, G., Tuiwawa, M., Vido, S. & Boehmer, H.J. (2019): Invasive alien palm Pinanga coronata threatens native tree ferns in an oceanic island rainforest. Australian Journal of Botany 66, 647-656. pdf

Delavaux, C.S., Weigelt, P., Dawson, W., Duchicela, J., Essl, F., van Kleunen, M., König, C., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., Stein, A., Winter, M., Schultz, P., Kreft, H. & Bever, J.D. (2019): Mycorrhizal fungi influence global plant biogeography. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 424-429. pdf

Poorter, L., Rozendaal, D.M.A., Bongers, F., de Almeida-Cortez, J.S., Almeyda Zambrano, A.M., Álvarez, F.S., Andrade, J.L., Villa, L.F.A., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J.M., Bentos, T.V., Bhaskar, R., Boukili, V., Brancalion, P.H.S., Broadbent, E.N., César, R.G., Chave, J., Chazdon, R.L., Colletta, G.D., Craven, D., de Jong, B.H.J., Denslow, J.S., Dent, D.H., DeWalt, S.J., García, E.D., Dupuy, J.M., Durán, S.M., Espírito Santo, M.M., Fandiño, M.C., Fernandes, G.W., Finegan, B., Moser, V.G., Hall, J.S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J.L., Jakovac, C.C., Junqueira, A.B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S.G., Lohbeck, M., Lopez, O.R., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Martins, S.V., Massoca, P.E.S., Meave, J.A., Mesquita, R., Mora, F., de Souza Moreno, V., Müller, S.C., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., de Oliveira Neto, S.N., Nunes, Y.R.F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Paz, H., Peña-Claros, M., Piotto, D., Ruíz, J., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N.B., Steininger, M.K., Thomas, W.W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., Utrera, L.P., van Breugel, M., van der Sande, M.T., van der Wal, H., Veloso, M.D.M., Vester, H.F.M., Vieira, I.C.G., Villa, P.M., Williamson, G.B., Wright, S.J., Zanini, K.J., Zimmerman, J.K. & Westoby, M. (2019): Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 928-934. pdf

Schulze, E.D., Craven, D., Durso, A.M., Reif, J., Guderle, M., Kroiher, F., Hennig, P., Weiserbs, A., Schall, P., Ammer, C. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019): Positive association between forest management, environmental change, and forest bird abundance. Forest Ecosystems 6, 3. pdf

Cameron, E.K., Martins, I.S., Lavelle, P., Mathieu, J., Tedersoo, L., Bahram, M., Gottschall, F., Guerra, C.A., Hines, J., Patoine, G., Siebert, J., Winter, M., Cesarz, S., Ferlian, O., Kreft, H., Lovejoy, T.E., Montanarella, L., Orgiazzi, A., Pereira, H.M., Phillips, H.R.P., Settele, J., Wall, D.H. & Eisenhauer, N. (2019): Global mismatches in aboveground and belowground biodiversity. Conservation Biology 33, 1187-1192. pdf

Weng, W., Costa, L., Lüdeke, M.K.B. & Zemp, D.C. (2019): Aerial river management by smart cross-border reforestation. Land Use Policy 84, 105-113. pdf

Karger, D.N., Kessler, M., Conrad, O., Weigelt, P., Kreft, H., König, C. & Zimmermann, N.E. (2019): Why treelines are lower on islands – climatic and biogeographic effects hold the answer. Global Ecology & Biogeography 28, 839-850. pdf

Fenesi, A., Sándor, D., Pyšek, P., Dawson, W., Ruprecht, E., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & Van Kleunen, M. (2019): The role of fruit heteromorphism in the naturalization of Asteraceae. Annals of Botany 123, 1043-1052. pdf

Amandita, F.Y., Rembold, K., Vornam, B., Rahayu, S., Siregar, I.Z., Kreft, H. & Finkeldey, R. (2019): DNA barcoding of flowering plants in Sumatra, Indonesia. Ecology and Evolution 9, 1858-1868. pdf

Guo, W.-Y., van Kleunen, M., Pierce, S., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Maurel, N., Pergl, J., Seebens, H., Weigelt, P. & Pyšek, P. (2019): Domestic gardens play a dominant role in selecting alien species with adaptive strategies that facilitate naturalization. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 28, 628-639. pdf

Pyšek, P., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Seebens, H., van Kleunen, M., Weigelt, P. & Winter, M. (2019): Contrasting patterns of naturalized plant richness in the Americas: Numbers are higher in the North but expected to rise sharply in the South. Global Ecology & Biogeography 28, 779-783. pdf

Razanajatovo, M., van Kleunen, M., Kreft, H., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., Winter, M. & Weigelt, P. (2019): Autofertility and self-compatibility moderately benefit island colonization of plants. Global Ecology & Biogeography 28, 341-352. pdf

van Breugel, M., Craven, D., Lai, H.R., Baillon, M., Turner, B.L. & Hall, J.S. (2019): Soil nutrients and dispersal limitation shape compositional variation in secondary tropical forests across multiple scales. Journal of Ecology 107, 566-581. pdf

van Kleunen, M., Pyšek, P., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Weigelt, P., Stein, A., Dullinger, S., König, C., Lenzner, B., Maurel, N., Moser, D., Seebens, H., Kartesz, J., Nishino, M., Aleksanyan, A., Ansong, M., Antonova, L.A., Barcelona, J.F., Breckle, S.W., Brundu, G., Cabezas, F.J., Cárdenas, D., Cárdenas-Toro, J., Castaño, N., Chacón, E., Chatelain, C., Conn, B., de Sá Dechoum, M., Dufour-Dror, J.-M., Ebel, A.L., Figueiredo, E., Fragman-Sapir, O., Fuentes, N., Groom, Q.J., Henderson, L., Inderjit, Jogan, N., Krestov, P., Kupriyanov, A., Masciadri, S., Meerman, J., Morozova, O., Nickrent, D., Nowak, A., Patzelt, A., Pelser, P.B., Shu, W.-s., Thomas, J., Uludag, A., Velayos, M., Verkhosina, A., Villaseñor, J.L., Weber, E., Wieringa, J.J., Yazlık, A., Zeddam, A., Zykova, E. & Winter, M (2019): The Global Naturalized Alien Flora (GloNAF) database. Ecology 100, e02542. pdf

Canavan, S., Meyerson, L.A., Packer, J.G., Pyšek, P., Maurel, N., Lozano, V., Richardson, D.M., Brundu, G., Canavan, K., Cicatelli, A., Čuda, J., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Guarino, F., Guo, W.-Y., van Kleunen, M., Kreft, H., Lambertini, C., Pergl, J., Skálová, H., Soreng, R.J., Visser, V., Vorontsova, M.S., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & Wilson, J.R.U. (2019): Tall-statured grasses: a useful functional group for invasion science. Biological Invasions 21, 37-58. pdf

Ibanez, T., Keppel, G., Menkes, C., Gillespie, T.W., Lengaigne, M., Mangeas, M., Rivas, G. & Birnbaum, P. (2019): Globally consistent impact of tropical cyclones on the structure of tropical and subtropical forests. Journal of Ecology 107, 279-292. pdf


Craven, D., Knight, T.M., Barton, K.E., Bialic-Murphy, L., Cordell, S., Giardina, C.P., Gillespie, T.W., Ostertag, R., Sack, L. & Chase, J.M. (2018): OpenNahele: the open Hawaiian forest plot database. Biodiversity Data Journal 6, e28406. pdf

Carvajal-Hernández, C.I., Guzmán-Jacob, V., Smith, A.R. & Krömer, T. (2018): A New Species, New Combinations in Pecluma and Pleopeltis, and New Records for the State of Veracruz, Mexico. American Fern Journal 108, 139-151. pdf

Antonelli, A., Kissling, W.D., Flantua, S.G.A., Bermúdez, M.A., Mulch, A., Muellner-Riehl, A.N., Kreft, H., Linder, H.P., Badgley, C., Fjeldså, J., Fritz, S.A., Rahbek, C., Herman, F., Hooghiemstra, H. & Hoorn, C. (2018): Geological and climatic influences on mountain biodiversity. Nature Geoscience 11, 718-725. pdf

Keppel, G., Ottaviani, G., Harrison, S., Wardell-Johnson, G.W., Marcantonio, M. & Mucina, L. (2018): Towards an eco-evolutionary understanding of endemism hotspots and refugia. Annals of Botany 122, 927-934. pdf

He, J., Kreft, H., Lin, S., Xu, Y. & Jiang, H. (2018): Cenozoic evolution of beta diversity and a Pleistocene emergence for modern mammal faunas in China. Global Ecology & Biogeography 27, 1326-1338. pdf

Kusuma, Y.W.C., Rembold, K., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S. & Kreft, H. (2018): Tropical rainforest conversion and land use intensification reduce understorey plant phylogenetic diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 55, 2216-2226. pdf

Moser, D., Lenzner, B., Weigelt, P., Dawson, W., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., van Kleunen, M., Winter, M., Capinha, C., Cassey, P., Dullinger, S., Economo, E.P., García-Díaz, P., Guénard, B., Hofhansl, F., Mang, T., Seebens, H. & Essl, F. (2018): Remoteness promotes biological invasions on islands worldwide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, 9270-9275. pdf

Craven, D., Eisenhauer, N., Pearse, W.D., Hautier, Y., Isbell, F., Roscher, C., Bahn, M., Beierkuhnlein, C., Bönisch, G., Buchmann, N., Byun, C., Catford, J.A., Cerabolini, B.E.L., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Craine, J.M., De Luca, E., Ebeling, A., Griffin, J.N., Hector, A., Hines, J., Jentsch, A., Kattge, J., Kreyling, J., Lanta, V., Lemoine, N., Meyer, S.T., Minden, V., Onipchenko, V., Polley, H.W., Reich, P.B., van Ruijven, J., Schamp, B., Smith, M.D., Soudzilovskaia, N.A., Tilman, D., Weigelt, A., Wilsey, B. & Manning, P. (2018): Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity–stability relationship. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 1579-1587. pdf

Guo, W.-Y., van Kleunen, M., Winter, M., Weigelt, P., Stein, A., Pierce, S., Pergl, J., Moser, D., Maurel, N., Lenzner, B., Kreft, H., Essl, F., Dawson, W. & Pyšek, P. (2018): The role of adaptive strategies in plant naturalization. Ecology Letters 21, 1380-1389. pdf

Haeuser, E., Dawson, W., Thuiller, W., Dullinger, S., Block, S., Bossdorf, O., Carboni, M., Conti, L., Dullinger, I., Essl, F., Klonner, G., Moser, D., Münkemüller, T., Parepa, M., Talluto, M.V., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Hermy, M., Van der Veken, S., Roquet, C. & van Kleunen, M. (2018): European ornamental garden flora as an invasion debt under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 55, 2386-2395. pdf

Fried, O., Kühn, I., Schrader, J., Sinh Nguyen, V. & Bergmeier, E. (2018): Plant diversity and composition of rice field bunds in Southeast Asia. Paddy and Water Environment 16, 359-378. pdf

Settele, J., Heong, K.L., Kühn, I., Klotz, S., Spangenberg, J.H., Arida, G., Beaurepaire, A., Beck, S., Bergmeier, E., Burkhard, B., Brandl, R., Bustamante, J.V., Butler, A., Cabbigat, J., Le, X.C., Catindig, J.L.A., Ho, V.C., Le, Q.C., Dang, K.B., Escalada, M., Dominik, C., Franzén, M., Fried, O., Görg, C., Grescho, V., Grossmann, S., Gurr, G.M., Hadi, B.A.R., Le, H.H., Harpke, A., Hass, A.L., Hirneisen, N., Horgan, F.G., Hotes, S., Isoda, Y., Jahn, R., Kettle, H., Klotzbücher, A., Klotzbücher, T., Langerwisch, F., Loke, W.-H., Lin, Y.-P., Lu, Z., Lum, K.-Y., Magcale-Macandog, D.B., Marion, G., Marquez, L., Müller, F., Nguyen, H.M., Nguyen, Q.A., Nguyen, V.S., Ott, J., Penev, L., Pham, H.T., Radermacher, N., Rodriguez-Labajos, B., Sann, C., Sattler, C., Schädler, M., Scheu, S., Schmidt, A., Schrader, J., Schweiger, O., Seppelt, R., Soitong, K., Stoev, P., Stoll-Kleemann, S., Tekken, V., Thonicke, K., Tilliger, B., Tobias, K., Andi Trisyono, Y., Dao, T.T., Tscharntke, T., Le, Q.T., Türke, M., Václavík, T., Vetterlein, D., Villareal, S.B., Vu, K.C., Vu, Q., Weisser, W.W., Westphal, C., Zhu, Z. & Wiemers, M. (2018): Rice ecosystem services in South-east Asia. Paddy and Water Environment 16, 211-224. pdf

Cameron, E.K., Martins, I.S., Lavelle, P., Mathieu, J., Tedersoo, L., Gottschall, F., Guerra, C.A., Hines, J., Patoine, G., Siebert, J., Winter, M., Cesarz, S., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Ferlian, O., Fierer, N., Kreft, H., Lovejoy, T.E., Montanarella, L., Orgiazzi, A., Pereira, H.M., Phillips, H.R.P., Settele, J., Wall, D.H. & Eisenhauer, N. (2018): Global gaps in soil biodiversity data. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 1042-1043. pdf

Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Kreft, H., Whittaker, R.J., Fattorini, S., Emerson, B.C., Gil, A., Gillespie, R.G., Matthews, T.J., Santos, A.M.C., Steinbauer, M.J., Thébaud, C., Ah-Peng, C., Amorim, I.R., Aranda, S.C., Arroz, A.M., Azevedo, J.M.N., Boieiro, M., Borda-de-Água, L., Carvalho, J.C., Elias, R.B., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Florencio, M., González-Mancebo, J.M., Heaney, L.R., Hortal, J., Kueffer, C., Lequette, B., Martín-Esquivel, J.L., López, H., Lamelas-López, L., Marcelino, J., Nunes, R., Oromí, P., Patiño, J., Pérez, A.J., Rego, C., Ribeiro, S.P., Rigal, F., Rodrigues, P., Rominger, A.J., Santos-Reis, M., Schaefer, H., Sérgio, C., Serrano, A.R.M., Sim-Sim, M., Stephenson, P.J., Soares, A.O., Strasberg, D., Vanderporten, A., Vieira, V. & Gabriel, R. (2018): Global Island Monitoring Scheme (GIMS): a proposal for the long-term coordinated survey and monitoring of native island forest biota. Biodiversity and Conservation 27, 2567-2586. pdf

van Kleunen, M., Essl, F., Pergl, J., Brundu, G., Carboni, M., Dullinger, S., Early, R., González-Moreno, P., Groom, Q.J., Hulme, P.E., Kueffer, C., Kühn, I., Máguas, C., Maurel, N., Novoa, A., Parepa, M., Pyšek, P., Seebens, H., Tanner, R., Touza, J., Verbrugge, L., Weber, E., Dawson, W., Kreft, H., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Klonner, G., Talluto, M.V. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K. (2018): The changing role of ornamental horticulture in alien plant invasions. Biological Reviews 93, 1421-1437. pdf

Paquette, A., Hector, A., Castagneyrol, B., Vanhellemont, M., Koricheva, J., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K. & TreeDivNet (2018): A million and more trees for science. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 763-766. pdf

Sattler, C., Schrader, J., Farkas, V.M., Settele, J. & Franzén, M. (2018): Pesticide diversity in rice growing areas of Northern Vietnam. Paddy and Water Environment 16, 339-352. pdf

Heck, V., Hoff, H., Wirsenius, S., Meyer, C. & Kreft, H. (2018): Land use options for staying within the Planetary Boundaries – Synergies and trade-offs between global and local sustainability goals. Global Environmental Change 49, 73-84. pdf

Egli, L., Meyer, C., Scherber, C., Kreft, H. & Tscharntke, T. (2018): Winners and losers of national and global efforts to reconcile agricultural intensification and biodiversity conservation. Global Change Biology 24, 2212-2228. pdf

Grossman, J.J., Vanhellemont, M., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D., Hector, A., Jactel, H., Kreft, H., Mereu, S., Messier, C., Muys, B., Nock, C., Paquette, A., Parker, J., Perring, M.P., Ponette, Q., Reich, P.B., Schuldt, A., Staab, M., Weih, M., Zemp, D.C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M. & Verheyen, K. (2018): Synthesis and future research directions linking tree diversity to growth, survival, and damage in a global network of tree diversity experiments. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 152, 68-89. pdf

Sommerville, K.D., Clarke, B., Keppel, G., McGill, C., Newby, Z.-J., Wyse, S.V., James, S.A. & Offord, C.A. (2018): Saving rainforests in the South Pacific: challenges in ex situ conservation. Australian Journal of Botany 65, 609-624. pdf

Ibanez, T., Keppel, G., Baider, C., Birkinshaw, C., Culmsee, H., Cordell, S., Florens, F.B.V., Franklin, J., Giardina, C.P., Gillespie, T.W., Laidlaw, M., Litton, C.M., Martin, T.G., Ostertag, R., Parthasarathy, N., Randrianaivo, R., Randrianjanahary, M., Rajkumar, M., Rasingam, L., Ratovoson, F., Reza, L., Sack, L., Aiba, S., Webb, E., Whitfeld, T.J.S., Zang, R. & Birnbaum, P. (2018): Regional forcing explains local species diversity and turnover on tropical islands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27, 474-486. pdf

Ottaviani, G. & Keppel, G. (2018): Contrasting intraspecific foliar trait responses to stressful conditions of two rhizomatous granite outcrop species at different scales in southwestern Australia. Austral Ecology 43, 249-256. pdf

Staal, A., Tuinenburg, O., Bosmans, J., Holmgren, M., Van Nes, E., Scheffer, M., Zemp, D.C. & Dekker, S. (2018): Forest-rainfall cascades buffer against drought across the Amazon. Nature Climate Change 8, 539-543. pdf

Weng, W., Luedeke, M. K. B., Zemp, D.C., Lakes, T. & Kropp, J. P. (2018): Aerial and surface rivers: downwind impacts on water availability from land use changes in Amazonia. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, 911-927. pdf


Kalusová, V., Chytrý, M., van Kleunen, M., Mucina, L., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & Pyšek, P. (2017): Naturalization of European plants on other continents: The role of donor habitats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, 13756-13761. pdf

Schrader, J., Pillar, G. & Kreft, H. (2017): Leaf-IT: An Android application for measuring leaf area. Ecology and Evolution 7, 9731-9738. pdf, download Leaf-IT

Mayer, K., Haeuser, E., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Lenzner, B. & van Kleunen, M. (2017): Naturalization of ornamental plant species in public green spaces and private gardens. Biological Invasions 19, 3613-3627. pdf

Karger, D.N., Conrad, O., Böhner, J., Kawohl, T., Kreft, H., Soria-Auza, R.W., Zimmermann, N.E., Linder, H.P. & Kessler, M. (2017): Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas. Scientific Data 4, 170122. pdf

Barnes, A.D., Allen, K., Kreft, H., Corre, M.D., Jochum, M., Veldkamp, E., Clough, Y., Daniel, R., Darras, K., Denmead, L.H., Farikhah Haneda, N., Hertel, D., Knohl, A., Kotowska, M.M., Kurniawan, S., Meijide, A., Rembold, K., Edho Prabowo, W., Schneider, D., Tscharntke, T. & Brose, U. (2017): Direct and cascading impacts of tropical land-use change on multi-trophic biodiversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1, 1511-1519. pdf

Gómez-Díaz, J.A., Krömer, T., Kreft, H., Gerold, G., Carvajal-Hernández, C.I. & Heitkamp, F. (2017): Diversity and composition of herbaceous angiosperms along gradients of elevation and forest-use intensity. PLoS ONE 12, e0182893. pdf

Schrader, J., Franzén, M., Sattler, C., Ferderer, P. & Westphal, C. (2017): Woody habitats promote pollinators and complexity of plant–pollinator interactions in homegardens located in rice terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. Paddy and Water Environment 16, 253-263. pdf

Kehoe, L., Romero-Muñoz, A., Polaina, E., Estes, L., Kreft, H. & Kuemmerle, T. (2017): Biodiversity at risk under future cropland expansion and intensification. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 1129-1135. pdf

Rembold, K., Mangopo, H., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S. & Kreft, H. (2017): Plant diversity, forest dependency, and alien plant invasions in tropical agricultural landscapes. Biological Conservation 213, 234-242. pdf

Pärtel, M., Öpik, M., Moora, M., Tedersoo, L., Szava-Kovats, R., Rosendahl, S., Rillig, M.C., Lekberg, Y., Kreft, H., Helgason, T., Eriksson, O., Davison, J., de Bello, F., Caruso, T. & Zobel, M. (2017): Historical biome distribution and recent human disturbance shape the diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 216, 227-238. pdf

Pysek, P., Pergl, J., Essl, F., Lenzner, B., Dawson, W., Kreft, H., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Kartesz, J., Nishino, M., Antonova, L.A., Barcelona, J.F., Cabezas, F.J., Cárdenas, D., Cárdenas-Toro, J., Castano, N., Chacón, E., Chatelain, C., Dullinger, S., Ebel, A.L., Figueiredo, E., Fuentes, N., Genovesi, P., Groom, Q.J., Henderson, L., Inderjit, Kupriyanov, A., Masciadri, S., Maurel, N., Meerman, J., Morozova, O., Moser, D., Nickrent, D., Nowak, P.M., Pagad, S., Patzelt, A., Pelser, P.B., Seebens, H., Shu, W., Thomas, J., Velayos, M., Weber, E., Wieringa, J.J., Baptiste, M.P. & van Kleunen, M. (2017): Naturalized alien flora of the world: species diversity, taxonomic and phylogenetic patterns, geographic distribution and global hotspots of plant invasion. Preslia 89, 203-274. pdf

Dawson, W., Moser, D., van Kleunen, M., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pysek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Lenzner, B., Blackburn, T.M., Dyer, E.E., Cassey, P., Scrivens, S.L., Economo, E.P., Guénard, B., Capinha, C., Seebens, H., García-Díaz, P., Nentwig, W., García-Berthou, E., Casal, C., Mandrak, N.E., Fuller, P., Meyer, C. & Essl, F. (2017): Global hotspots and correlates of alien species richness across taxonomic groups. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 0186. pdf

Klonner, G., Dullinger, I., Wessely, J., Bossdorf, O., Carboni, M., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Gattringer, A., Haeuser, E., van Kleunen, M., Kreft, H., Moser, D., Pergl, J., Pysek, P., Thuiller, W., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & Dullinger, S. (2017): Will climate change increase hybridization risk between potential plant invaders and their congeners in Europe? Diversity and Distributions 23, 934-943. pdf

Jochum, M., Barnes, A.D., Weigelt, P., Ott, D., Rembold, K., Farajallah, A. & Brose, U (2017): Resource stoichiometry and availability modulate species richness and biomass of tropical litter macro-invertebrates. Journal of Animal Ecology 86, 1114-1123. pdf

Franzén, M., Schrader, J. & Sjöberg, G. (2017): Butterfly diversity and seasonality of Ta Phin mountain area (N. Vietnam, Lao Cai province). Journal of Insect Conservation 21, 465-475. pdf

Fried, O., Kühn, I., Schrader, J., Sinh, N. Van & Bergmeier, E. (2017): Plant diversity and community composition of rice agroecosystems in Vietnam and the Philippines. Phytocoenologia 47, 49-66. pdf

Schrader, J., Unsicker, S.B., Bhattacharya, S. & Mummenhoff, K. (2017): Growth form rather than phylogenetic relationship predicts broad volatile emission patterns in the Brassicaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution 303, 653-662. pdf

Patiño, J., Whittaker, R.J., Borges, P.A.V., Fernandez-Palacios, J.M., Ah-Peng, C., Araujo, M.B., Avila, S.P., Cardoso, P., Cornuault, J., De Boer, E.J., de Nascimento, L., Gil, A., Gonzalez-Castro, A., Gruner, D.S., Heleno, R., Hortal, J., Illera, J.C., Kaiser-Bunbury, C.N., Matthews, T.J., Papadopoulou, A., Pettorelli, N., Price, J.P., Santos, A.M.C., Steinbauer, M.J., Triantis, K.A., Valente, L.M., Vargas, P., Weigelt, P. & Emerson, B.C. (2017): A roadmap for island biology: 50 fundamental questions after 50 years of The Theory of Island Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 963-983. pdf

Gérard, A., Wollni, M., Hölscher, D., Irawan, B., Sundawati, L., Teuscher, M. & H. Kreft (2017): Oil-palm yields in diversified plantations: Initial results from a biodiversity enrichment experiment in Sumatra, Indonesia. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 240, 253-260. pdf

Seebens, H., Blackburn, T.M., Dyer, E.E., Genovesi, P., Hulme, P.E., Jeschke, J.M., Pagad, S., Pysek, P., Winter, M., Arianoutsou, M., Bacher, S., Blasius, B., Brundu, G., Capinha, C., Celesti-Grapow, L., Dawson, W., Dullinger, S., Fuentes, N., Jäger, H., Kartesz, J., Kenis, M., Kreft, H., Kühn, I., Lenzner, B., Liebhold, A., Mosena, A., Moser, D., Nishino, M., Pearman, D., Pergl, J., Rabitsch, W., Rojas-Sandoval, J., Roques, A., Rorke, S., Rossinelli, S., Roy, H.E., Scalera, R., Schindler, S., Stajerová, K., Tokarska-Guzik, B., van Kleunen, M., Walker, K., Weigelt, P., Yamanaka, T. & Essl, F. (2017): No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications 8, 14435. pdf

König, C., Weigelt, P. & Kreft, H. (2017): Dissecting global turnover in vascular plants. Global Ecology & Biogeography 26, 228-242. pdf

Lenzner, B., Weigelt, P., Kreft, H., Beierkuhnlein, C. & Steinbauer, M.J. (2017): The general dynamic model of island biogeography revisited on the level of major plant families. Journal of Biogeography 44, 1029-1040. pdf

Dullinger, I., Wessely, J., Bossdorf, O., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Gattringer, A., Klonner, G., Kreft, H., Kuttner, M., Moser, D., Pergl, J., Pysek, P., Thuiller, W., van Kleunen, M., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & Dullinger, S. (2017): Climate change will increase the naturalization risk from garden plants in Europe. Global Ecology & Biogeography 26, 43-53. pdf

Borregaard, M.K., Amorim, I.R., Borges, P.A.V., Cabral, J.S., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Field, R., Heaney, L.R., Kreft, H., Matthews, T.J., Olesen, J.M., Price, J., Rigal, F., Steinbauer, M.J., Triantis, K.A., Valente, L., Weigelt, P. & Whittaker, R.J. (2017): Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the General Dynamic Model: assessment and prospect. Biological Reviews 92, 830-853. pdf

He, J., Kreft, H., Gao, E., Wang, Z. & Jiang, H. (2017): Patterns and drivers of zoogeographical regions of terrestrial vertebrates in China. Journal of Biogeography 44, 1172-1184. pdf

Dislich, C., Keyel, A.C., Salecker, J., Kisel, Y., Meyer, K.M., Corre, M.D., Faust, H., Hess, B., Knohl, A., Kreft, H., Meijide, A., Nurdiansyah, F., Otten, F., Pe'er, G., Steinebach, S., Tarigan, S., Tscharntke, T., Tölle, M. & Wiegand, K. (2017): A review of the ecosystem functions in oil palm plantations, using forests as a reference system. Biological Reviews 92, 1539-1569. pdf


Razanajatovo, M., Maurel, N., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Kreft, H., Pergl, J., Pysek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M. & van Kleunen, M. (2016): Plants capable of selfing are more likely to become naturalized. Nature Communications, 7, 13313. pdf

Teuscher, M., Gérard, A., Brose, U., Buchori, D., Clough, Y., Ehbrecht, M., Hölscher, D., Irawan, B., Sundawati, L., Wollni, M. & Kreft, H. (2016): Experimental Biodiversity Enrichment in Oil-Palm-Dominated Landscapes in Indonesia. Frontiers of Plant Science, 7, 1538. pdf

Petter, G., Wagner, K., Wanek, W., Sánchez, E., Zotz, G., Cabral, J.S. & Kreft, H. (2016): Functional leaf traits of vascular epiphytes: vertical trends within the forest, intra- and interspecific trait variability, and taxonomic signals. Functional Ecology, 30, 188-198. pdf

Clough, Y., Krishna, V.V. , Corre, M.D., Darras, K., Denmead, L.H., Meijide, A., Moser, S., Musshoff, O., Steinebach, S., Veldkamp, E., Allen, K., Barnes, A.D., Breidenbach, N., Brose, U., Buchori, D., Daniel, R., Finkeldey, R., Harahap, I., Hertel, D., Holtkamp, A.M., Horandl, E., Irawan, B., Jaya, I.N., Jochum, M., Klarner, B., Knohl, A., Kotowska, M.M., Krashevska, V., Kreft, H., Kurniawan, S., Leuschner, C., Maraun, M., Melati, D.N., Opfermann, N., Perez-Cruzado, C., Prabowo, W.E., Rembold, K., Rizali, A., Rubiana, R., Schneider, D., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S., Tjoa, A., Tscharntke, T. & Scheu, S. (2016): Land-use choices follow profitability at the expense of ecological functions in Indonesian smallholder landscapes. Nature Communications 7, 13137. pdf

Gasparri, N.I., Kuemmerle, T., Meyfroidt, P., le Polain de Waroux, Y. & Kreft, H. (2016): The Emerging Soybean Production Frontier in Southern Africa: Conservation Challenges and the Role of South-South Telecouplings. Conservation Letters 9, 21-31. pdf

Kehoe, L., Senf, C., Meyer, C., Gerstner, K., Kreft, H. & Kuemmerle, T. (2016): Agriculture rivals biomes in predicting global species richness. Ecography 40, 1118-1128. pdf

Meyer, C. (2016): Limitations in global information on species occurrences. Frontiers of Biogeography, 8, fb_28195. pdf

Meyer C., Jetz, W., Guralnick, R., Fritz, S. & Kreft, H. (2016): Range geometry and socio-economics dominate species-level biases in occurrence information. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 25, 1181-1193. pdf

Böhnert, T., Wenzel, A., Altenhövel, C., Beeretz, L., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S., Meijide, A., Rembold, K. & Kreft, H. (2016): Effects of land-use change on vascular epiphyte diversity in Sumatra (Indonesia). Biological Conservation, 202, 20-29. pdf

Meyer, C., Weigelt, P. & Kreft, H. (2016): Multidimensional biases, gaps and uncertainties in global plant occurrence information. Ecology Letters, 19, 992-1006. pdf

Drescher, J., Rembold, K., Allen, K., Beckschäfer, P., Buchori, D., Clough, Y., Faust, H., Fauzi, A.M., Gunawan, D., Hertel, D., Irawan, B., Jaya, I.N.S., Klarner, B., Kleinn, C., Knohl, A., Kotowska, M.M., Krashevska, V., Krishna, V., Leuschner, C., Lorenz, W., Meijide, A., Melati, D., Nomura, M., Pérez-Cruzado, C., Qaim, M., Siregar, I.Z., Steinebach, S., Tjoa, A., Tscharntke, T., Wick, B., Wiegand, K., Kreft, H. & Scheu, S. (2016): Ecological and socioeconomic functions across tropical land-use systems after rainforest conversion. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371, 20150275. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0275 pdf

Barnes, A.D., Weigelt, P., Jochum, M., Ott, D., Hodapp, D., Haneda, N.F. & Brose, U. (2016): Species richness and biomass explain spatial turnover in ecosystem functioning across tropical and temperate ecosystems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 371, 20150279. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0279 pdf

Darras, K., Pütz, P., Fahrurrozi, Rembold, K. & Tscharntke, T. (2016): Measuring sound detection spaces for acoustic animal sampling and monitoring. Biological Conservation, 201, 29-37. pdf

Weigelt, P., Steinbauer, M.J., Cabral, J.S. & Kreft, H. (2016): Late Quaternary climate change shapes island biodiversity. Nature, 532, 99-102. pdf (commentary by J.M. Fernández-Palacios)

Karger, D.N., Cord, A.F., Kessler, M., Kreft, H., Kühn, I., Pompe, S., Sandel, B., Cabral, J.S., Smith, A.B., Svenning, J.-C., Tuomisto, H., Weigelt, P. & Wesche, K. (2016): Delineating probabilistic species pools in ecology and biogeography. Global Ecology & Biogeography 25, 489-501. pdf

Wahyuni, I., Sulistijorini, Setiabudi, Meijide, A., Nomura , M., Kreft , H., Rembold , K., Tjitrosoedirdjo, S.S. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. (2016): Distribution of invasive plant species in different land-use systems in Sumatera, Indonesia. Biotropia 23, 127-135. pdf


Stein, A. (2015): Environmental heterogeneity-species richness relationships from a global perspective. Frontiers of Biogeography 7, 168-173. pdf

Weigelt, P. (2015): The macroecology of island floras. Frontiers of Biogeography 7, 119-125. pdf

Meyer, C., Kreft, H., Guralnick, R. & Jetz, W. (2015): Global priorities for an effective information basis of biodiversity distributions. Nature Communications 6, 8221. pdf

Kehoe, L., Kuemmerle, T., Meyer, C., Levers, C., Václavík, T., Kreft, H. & Essl, F. (2015). Global patterns of agricultural land-use intensity and vertebrate diversity. Diversity and Distributions 21, 1308-1318. pdf

van Kleunen, M., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Pergl, J., Winter, M., Weber, E., Kreft, H., Weigelt, P., Kartesz, J., Nishino, M., Antonova, L.A., Barcelona, J.F., Cabezas, F.J., Cardenas, D., Cardenas-Toro, J., Castano, N., Chacon, E., Chatelain, C., Ebel, A.L., Figueiredo, E., Fuentes, N., Groom, Q.J., Henderson, L., Inderjit, Kupriyanov, A., Masciadri, S., Meerman, J., Morozova, O., Moser, D., Nickrent, D.L., Patzelt, A., Pelser, P.B., Baptiste, M.P., Poopath, M., Schulze, M., Seebens, H., Shu, W.S., Thomas, J., Velayos, M., Wieringa, J.J. & Pysek, P. (2015): Global exchange and accumulation of non-native plants. Nature, 525, 100-103. pdf (commentary by M. Rejmánek)

Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D., Kisel, Y., Fritz, S.A., Karger, D.N., Kessler, M., Lehtonen, S., Svenning, J.-C. & Kreft, H. (2015): Global patterns and drivers of phylogenetic structure in island floras. Scientific Reports 5, 12213. pdf

Cabral, J.S., Petter, G., Mendieta-Leiva, G., Wagner, K., Zotz, G. & Kreft, H. (2015): Branchfall as a demographic filter for epiphyte communities: lessons from forest floor-based sampling. PLoS One 10, e0128019. pdf

Stein, A., Beck, J., Meyer, C., Waldmann, E., Weigelt, P. & Kreft, H. (2015). Differential effects of environmental heterogeneity on global mammal species richness. Global Ecology & Biogeography 24, 1072-1083. pdf

Stein, A. & Kreft, H. (2015): Terminology and quantification of environmental heterogeneity in species-richness research. Biological Reviews, 90, 815-836. pdf

Patiño, J., Sólymos, P., Carine, M., Weigelt, P., Kreft, H. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2015): Island floras are not necessarily more species-poor than continental ones. Journal of Biogeography, 42, 8-10. pdf


Gerstner, K., Dormann, C.F., Stein, A., Manceur, A.M., & Seppelt, R. (2014): Effects of land use on plant diversity – a global meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology 51, 1690-1700.

Patiño, J., Weigelt, P., Guilhaumon, F., Kreft, H., Triantis, K.A., Naranjo-Cigala, A., Sólymos, P. & Vanderpoorten, A. (2014): Differences in species-area relationships among the major lineages of land plants: a macroecological perspective. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, 1275-1283. pdf

Yang, W., Ma, K. & Kreft, H. (2014): Environmental and socio-economic factors shaping the geography of floristic collections in China. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 23, 1284-1292. pdf

Stein, A., Gerstner, K. & Kreft, H. (2014): Environmental heterogeneity as a universal driver of species richness across taxa, biomes and spatial scales. Ecology Letters, 17, 866-880. pdf

Cabral, J.S., Weigelt, P., Kissling, W.D. & Kreft, H. (2014): Biogeographic, climatic and spatial drivers differentially affect alpha, beta and gamma diversities on oceanic archipelagos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281: 20133246. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3246. pdf

Karger, D.N., Weigelt, P., Amoroso, V.B., Darnaedi, D., Hidayat, A., Kreft, H. & Kessler, M. (2014): Island biogeography from regional to local scales: evidence for a spatially scaled echo pattern of fern diversity in the Southeast Asian archipelago. Journal of Biogeography, 41, 250-260. pdf (commentary by R.J. Whittaker & T.J. Matthews)

Gerstner, K., Dormann, C.F., Václavík, T., Kreft, H. & Seppelt, R. (2014): Accounting for geographic variation in species-area relationships improves the prediction of plant species richness at the global scale. Journal of Biogeography, 41, 261-273. pdf (commentary by R.J. Whittaker & T.J. Matthews)

Petter, G., Weitere , M. Richter, O. & Moenickes, S.(2014): Consequences of altered temperature and food conditions for individuals and populations: a Dynamic Energy Budget analysis for Corbicula fluminea in the Rhine. Freshwater Biology, 59, 832-846. pdf


Weigelt, P., Jetz, W., Kreft, H. (2013): Bioclimatic and physical characterization of the World’s islands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 15307–15312. pdf

Gerten, D., Lucht, W., Ostberg, S., Heinke, J. Kowarsch, M., Kreft, H., Kundzewicz, Z.W., Rastgooy, J, Warren, R., Schellnhuber, H.J. (2013): Asynchronous exposure to global warming: freshwater resources and terrestrial ecosystems. Environmental Research Letters, 8, 034032. pdf

Kreft, H. & Jetz, W. (2013): Comment on “An Update of Wallace’s Zoogeographic Regions of the World”. Science, 341, 343. pdf

Yang, W., Ma, K. & Kreft, H. (2013): Geographical sampling bias in a large distributional database and its effects on species richness-environment models. Journal of Biogeography, 40, 1415–1426. pdf

Köster, N., Kreft, H., Nieder, N. & Barthlott, W. (2013): Range size and climatic niche correlate with the vulnerability of epiphytes to human land-use in the tropics. Journal of Biogeography, 40, 963–976. pdf

Weigelt, P. & Kreft, H. (2013): Quantifying island isolation – insights from global patterns of insular plant species richness. Ecography, 36, 417–429. pdf


Sarmento Cabral, J., Kreft, H. (2012) Linking ecological niche, community ecology and biogeography: insights from a mechanistic niche model. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 2212–2224. pdf

Sarmento Cabral, J., Jeltsch, F., Midgley, G.F., Higgins, S.I., Phillips, S.I., Rebelo, A.G., Rouget, M., Thuiller, W., Schurr, F.M. (2013) Impacts of past habitat loss and future climate change on the range dynamics of South African Proteaceae. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 363–376. pdf

Schurr, F.M., Pagel, J., Sarmento Cabral, J., Groeneveld, J., Bykova, O., O'Hara, R.B., Hartig, F., Kissling, W.D., Linder, H.P., Midgley, G.F., Schröder, B., Singer, A., Zimmermann, N.E. (2012) How to understand species' niches and range dynamics: a demographic research agenda for biogoegraphy. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 2146–2162. pdf

Dormann, C.F., Schymanski, S.J., Sarmento Cabral, J., Chuine, I., Graham, C., Hartig, F., Kearney, M., Morin, X., Römermann, C., Schröder, B., Singer, A. (2011) Correlation and process in species distribution models: bridging a dichotomy. Journal of Biogeography, 39, 2119–2131. pdf

Schleuning, M., Fründ, J., Klein, A.M., Abrahamczyk, S., Alarcón, R., Albrecht, M., Andersson, G.K.S., Bazarian, S., Böhning-Gaese, K., Bommarco, R., Dalsgaard, B., Dehling, D.M., Gotlieb, A., Hagen, M., Hickler, T., Holzschuh, A., Kaiser-Bunbury, C.N., Kreft, H., Morris, R.J., Sandel, B., Sutherland, W.J., Svenning, J.C., Tscharntke, T., Watts, S., Weiner, C.N., Werner, M., Williams, N.M., Winqvist, C., Dormann, C.F., Blüthgen, N. (2012): Specialization of mutualistic interaction networks decreases towards tropical latitudes. Current Biology 22: 1925-1931. pdf

Beck, J., Ballesteros-Mejia, L., Buchmann, C. M., Dengler, J., Fritz, S., Gruber, B., Hof, C., Jansen, F., Knapp, S., Kreft, H., Schneider, A.-K., Winter, M. & Dormann, C. F. (2012): What's on the horizon for macroecology? - Present status and future perspectives. Ecography 35: 673–683. pdf

Ellis, E.C, Antill, E.C. & Kreft, H. (2012): All Is Not Loss: Plant Biodiversity in the Anthropocene. PLoS ONE 7(1): e30535. pdf


Raedig, C. & Kreft, H. (2011): Influence of different species range types on the perception of macroecological patterns. Systematics and Biodiversity 9(2): 159–170. pdf

Wester, S., Leiva, M.G., Nauheimer, L., Wanek, W., Kreft, H., Zotz, G. (2011): Physiological diversity and biogeography of vascular epiphytes at Río Changuinola, Panama. Flora 206 (1): 66-79. pdf


Kreft, H. & Jetz, W. (2010): A framework for delineating biogeographical regions based on species distributions. - Journal of Biogeography 37: 2029–2053 - Special Paper - pdf (commentary by C.B. Cox)

Kreft, H., Jetz, W., Mutke, M. & Barthlott, W. (2010): Contrasting environmental and regional effects on global pteridophyte and seed plant diversity. - Ecography 33: 408-419. pdf

Golding, J., Güsewell, S., Kreft, H., Kuzevanov, V.Y., Lehvävirta, S., Parmentier, I. & Pautasso, M. (2010): Species-richness patterns of the living collections of the world’s botanic gardens: a matter of socio-economics?. - Annals of Botany 105: 689–696. pdf

Sommer, J.H., Kreft, H., Kier, G., Jetz, W., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2010): Projected impacts of climate change on regional capacities for global plant species richness. - Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277: 2271-2280. pdf

Bass, M., Finer, M., Jenkins, C.N., Kreft, H., Cisneros-Heredia, D.F., McCracken, S.F., Pitman, N.C.A., English, P. H., Swing, K., Villa, G., Di Fiore, A., Kunz, T. H.& Voigt, C.C. (2010). Global conservation significance of Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park. - PLoS One 5: E8767. pdf


Kier, G., Kreft, H., Lee, T.M., Jetz, W., Ibisch, P.I., Nowicki, C., Mutke, J. & Barthlott, W. (2009): A global assessment of endemism and species richness across island and mainland regions. - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 9322–9327. pdf - supporting information

Jetz, W., Kreft, H., Ceballos, G. & Mutke, J. (2009): Global associations between terrestrial producer and vertebrate consumer diversity. - Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276: 269–278. pdf


Kreft, H., Jetz, W., Mutke, J., Kier, G. & Barthlott W. (2008): Global diversity of island floras from a macroecological perspective. - Ecology Letters 11: 116-127. pdf

Kreft, H. & Jetz, W. (2007): Global patterns and determinants of vascular plant diversity. - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 5925-5930. pdf


Barthlott, W., Hostert, A., Kier, G., Küper, W., Kreft, H., Mutke, J., Rafiqpoor, M.D. & Sommer, H. (2007): Geographic patterns of vascular plant diversity at continental to global scales. Erdkunde 61: 305-315. pdf

Schmidt, M., Kreft, H., Thiombiano, A. & Zizka, G. (2007): Indicator value of different vascular plants families for overall plant diversity in the savanna belt of Western Africa. - Ecotropica 13: 135-142. pdf


Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Kreft, H., Guinko, S. (2006): Influence of the climatic gradient on the distribution of Combretaceae species in Burkina Faso (West Africa). - Candollea 61: 189-203. pdf

Kreft, H., Sommer, J. H. and Barthlott, W. (2006): The significance of geographic range size for the explanation of spatial diversity patterns in Neotropical palms. - Ecography 29: 21-30. pdf - appendix


Kier, G., Mutke, J., Dinerstein, E., Ricketts, T.H., Küper, W., Kreft, H. and Barthlott, W. (2005): Global patterns of plant diversity and floristic knowledge. - Journal of Biogeography 32: 1107-1116. pdf

Schmidt, M., Kreft, H., Thiombiano, A. and Zizka, G. (2005): Herbarium collections and field data-based plant diversity maps for Burkina Faso . - Diversity and Distributions 11: 509-516. pdf


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