Journals and book chapters


In press

Beyer F., Hertel D., Jung K., Fender A.-C., Leuschner Ch.: Competition effects on fine root survival of Fagus sylvatica and Fraxinus excelsior. Forest Ecology and Management (in press).

Eissfeller V., Beyer F., Valtanen K., Hertel D., Maraun M., Polle A., Scheu S.: Incorporation of plant carbon and microbial nitrogen into the rhizosphere food web of beech and ash. Soil Biology and Biochemistry (in press).

Habib M. T., Heller T., Polle A. : Molecular Physiology of Tree Ectomycorrhizal Interactions. Plant Roots: The Hidden Half, 4th Edition, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, U.S.A.(in press).

2013 (back)

Cesarz S., Fender A.-C., Beyer F., Valtanen K., Pfeiffer B., Gansert D., Hertel D., Polle A., Daniel R., Leuschner Ch., Scheu S. (2013): Roots from beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) differentially affect soil microorganisms and carbon dynamics. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 61: 23-32.

Everwand G., Scherber C., Tscharntke T. (2013): Slug responses to grassland cutting and fertilizer application under plant functional group removal. Acta Oecologica 48: 62-68.

Fender A.-C., Gansert D., Jungkunst H.F., Fiedler S., Beyer F., Schützenmeister K., Thiele B., Valtanen K., Polle A., Leuschner C. (2013): Root-induced tree species effects on the source/sink strength for greenhouse gases (CH4, N2O and CO2) of a temperate deciduous forest soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57: 587–597.

Fender A.-C., Leuschner C., Schützenmeister K., Gansert D., Jungkunst H.F. (2013): Rhizosphere effects of tree species – Large reduction of N2O emission by saplings of ash, but not of beech, in temperate forest soil. European Journal of Soil Biology 54, 7–15.

Fry E.L., Manning P., Allen D.G.P., Hurst A., Everwand G., Rimmler M., Power S.A. (2013): Plant functional group composition modifies the effects of precipitation change on grassland ecosystem function. Plos One 8(2): e57027.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057027).

Petersen U., Wrage-Mönnig N., Isselstein J. (2013): . Effects of herbicide application to control sward composition in different management variants. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management. 11 p. [online first].

Rose L., Rubarth M.C., Hertel D., Leuschner C. (2013): Management alters interspecific leaf trait relationships and trait-based species rankings in permanent meadows. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 239-250.

Turley N.E., Odell W.C., Schaefer H., Everwand G., Crawley M.J. and Johnson M.T.J. (2013): Contemporary evolution of plant growth rate following experimental removal of herbivores. American Naturalist 181:00-00.

Wemheuer B., Taube R., Akyol P., Wemheuer F., and Daniel R. (2013): Microbial diversity and biochemical potential encoded by thermal spring metagenomes derived from the Kamchatka peninsula. Archaea, vol. 2013: Article ID 136714, 13 pages. doi:10.1155/2013/136714.

2012 (back)

Eisenhauer N., Cesarz S., Koller R., Worm K., Reich P.B. (2012): Global change below ground: impacts of elevated CO2, nitrogen and summer drought on soil food webs and biodiversity. Global Change Biology 18:435-447.

Fender A.-C., Pfeiffer B., Gansert D., Leuschner Ch., Daniel R., Jungkunst H.F. (2012): The inhibiting effect of nitrate fertilisation on methane uptake of a temperate forest soil is influenced by labile carbon. Biol. Fertil Soils 48: 621-631.

From T., Isselstein J. (2012): Produktivität und Futterqualität von bewirtschaftetem, naturnahem Grünland unterschiedlicher Phytodiversität. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 13: 67-71.

From T., Wrage N., Isselstein J. (2012): Exploring the relationship between diversity and productivity of a semi-natural permanent grassland using plant functional traits. Grassland Science in Europe 17: 70-72.

Hoeft I., Steude K., Wrage N., Veldkamp E. (2012): Response of nitrogen oxide emissions to grazer species and plant species composition in temperate agricultural grassland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 51: 34-43.

Keuter A., Hoeft I., Veldkamp E., Corre M.D. (2012): Nitrogen response efficiency of a managed and phytodiverse temperate grassland. Plant and Soil 364: 193-206.

Ludwig M., Schlinkert H., Fischer C., Holzschuh A., Tscharntke T., Batáry P. (2012): Landscape-moderated bird nest predation in hedges and forest edges. Acta Oecologica 45:50-56.

Meyer K.M., Leveau J.H.J. (2012): Microbiology of the phyllosphere: a playground for testing ecological concepts. Oecologia 168: 621–629.

Müller A., Horna V., Zhang C., Leuschner C. (2012): Different growth strategies determine the carbon gain and productivity of aspen collectives to be used in short-rotation plantations. Biomass and Bioenergy 46: 242-250.

Müller A., Leuschner C., Horna V., Zhang C. (2012): Photosynthetic characteristics and growth performance of closely related aspen taxa: On the systematic relatedness of the Eurasian Populus tremula and the North American P. tremuloides. Flora 207: 87-95.

Petersen U., (2012): Phytodiversität im Dauergrünland – Einfluss auf Futterertrag und -qualität. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 24: 44-47.

Petersen U., Wrage N., Köhler L., Leuschner C. and Isselstein J. (2012): Manipulating the species composition of permanent grasslands - A new approach to biodiversity experiments. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 1-9.

Petersen U., Isselstein J. (2012). Effekte von Bewirtschaftungsintensität und Artkomposition auf Struktur und Lichtnutzung im Grünland. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 13, 208-212.

Rose L., Coners H., Leuschner Ch. (2012): Effects of fertilization and cutting frequency on the water balance of a temperate grassland. Ecohydrology 5(1):64-72.

Rose L., Hertel D., Leuschner C. (2012): Livestock-type effects on biomass and nitrogen partitioning in temperate pastures with different functional group abundance. Grass and Forage Science: 1-9. DOI: 10.1111/gfs.12001.

Rose L., Leuschner C. (2012): The diversity-productivity relationship in a permanent grasslands: negative diversity effect, dominant influence of management regime. Plant Ecology & Diversity 5 (3): 265-274.

Schall P., Lödige C., Beck M., Ammer C. (2012): Biomass allocation to roots and shoots is more sensitive to shade and drought in European beech than in Norway spruce seedlings. Forest Ecology and Management 266: 246-253.

Scherber C., Lavandero B., Meyer K.M., Perovic D., Visser U., Wiegand K., Tscharntke, T. (2012): Scale effects in biodiversity and biological control: methods and statistical analysis. In: Gurr, G.M., Wratten, S.D., Snyder, W.E., Read, D.M.Y. (eds) Biodiversity and Insect Pests: Key Issues for Sustainable Management. John Wiley & Sons.

Schuch S., Wesche K., Schaefer M. (2012): Long-term decline in the abundance of leafhoppers and planthoppers (Auchenorrhyncha) in Central European protected dry grasslands. Biological Conservation 149: 75-83.

Wemheuer B., Wemheuer F., Daniel R. (2012): RNA-Based Assessment of Diversity and Composition of Active Archaeal Communities in the German Bight. Archaea, vol. 2012, Article ID 695826, 8 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/69582.

Wesche K., Krause B., Culmsee H., Leuschner C. (2012): Fifty years of change in Central European grassland vegetation: Large losses in species richness and animal-pollinated plants. Biological Conservation 150: 76-85.

2011 (back)

Becker T., Andres C., Dierschke H. (2011): Junge und alte Steppenrasen im NSG "Badraer Lehde-Großer Eller" im Kyffhäusergebirge. Tuexenia: Mitteilungen d. Floristisch-Soziologischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft, 31: 173-210.

Becker T., Voss N., Durka W. (2011): Pollen limitation and inbreeding depression in an “old rare” bumblebee-pollinated grassland herb. Plant Biology 13: 857-864.

Fender A.-C., Flucke C., Gansert D. (2011): Online in situ measurements of soil CO2 concentrations in dependence of ash roots (Fraxinus excelsior L.); Application note,

From T., Petersen U., Isselstein J. (2011): Produktivität und Futterqualität von naturnahem Grünland unterschiedlicher funktioneller Diversität unter verschiedener Bewirtschaftungsintensität. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 12: 163-168.

Hajek P., Hertel D., Leuschner C. (2011): Interspezifische Diversität von blatt- und wurzelmorphologischen Merkmalen der Zitterpappel (Populus tremula). Wurzelsysteme, Interaktionen und Beeinflussbarkeit. Mitteilungen Agrarwissenschaften 20: 32-34.

Kleemann F., Fragstein M. v., Vornam B., Müller A., Leuschner C., Holzschuh A., Tscharntke T., Finkeldey R., Polle A. (2011): Relating genetic variation of ecologically important tree traits to associated organisms in full-sib aspen families. Eur. J. Forest Res. 130: 707-716.

Krause B., Culmsee H., Wesche K., Bergmeier E. and Leuschner C. (2011): Habitat loss of floodplain meadows in north Germany since the 1950s. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 2347-2364.

Schuch S., Bock J., Krause B., Wesche K. Schaefer M. (2011): Long-term population trends in three grassland insect groups: a comparative analysis of 1951 and 2009. Journal of Applied Entomology 136: 321-331.

Schuch S., Bock J., Leuschner C., Schaefer M., Wesche K. (2011): Minor changes in Orthopteran assemblages of Central European protected dry grasslands during the last 40 years. Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 811-822.

Schützenmeister K., Michalzik B., Jungkunst H.F. (2011): Soil column experiments to test the effect of elevated temperature and precipitation on the carbon and nitrogen release from a dystric cambisol. Göttingen, Geo-Öko (32): 143-159.

Seidel D., Beyer F., Hertel D., Fleck, S., Leuschner Ch. (2011): 3D-laser scanning: A non-destructive method for studying above- ground biomass and growth of juvenile trees. Agric. Forest Meteorol. 151: 1305-1311.

2010 (back)

Becker T., Becker U. (2010): Successful transplantation of a hart's tongue fern population (Asplenium scolopendrium L.) with ten years of monitoring. Tuexenia: Mitteilungen d. Floristisch-Soziologischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft, 30: 47-58.

Becker T. (2010): Explaining rarity of the dry grassland perennial Astragalus exscapus. Folia Geobot, 45: 303-321.

Beyer F., Hertel D. Leuschner Ch. (2010): Einfluss von Bodentrockenheit und Stickstoffverfügbarkeit auf Wachstum, Vitalität und Wurzelumsatz von Jungbuchen (Fagus sylvatica L) S. 142. In: Forstwissenschaften: Grundlage nachhaltiger Waldbewirtschaftung. Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung. Göttingen (22.09-24.09.). Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen. ISBN: 978-3-86955-482-2.

Fender A.-C., Gansert D., Jungkunst H. F. (2010): Einfluss von Buchen- und Eschenwurzeln auf die CO2- CH4 und N2O-Flüsse von inkubiertem temperatem Waldboden. In: Forstwissenschaften: Grundlage nachhaltiger Waldbewirtschaftung. Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung, Göttingen (22.-24.09). Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen. ISBN: 978-3-86955-482-2.

Meyer S., Wesche K., Metzner J., van Elsen,T., Leuscher C. (2010): Are current agri-environment schemes suitable for long-term conservation of arable plants? A short review of different conservation strategies from Germany and brief remarks on the new project “100 fields for diversity”. Aspects of Applied Biology 100: 287-294.

Meyer S., Wesche K., Leuschner C., van Elsen T., Metzner J. (2010): Schutzbemühungen für die Segetalflora in Deutschland - Das Projekt "100 Äcker für die Vielfalt". Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt IX - BFN-Skripten 265: 59-64.

Meyer S., Wesche K., Leuscher C., van Elsen T., Metzner J. (2010): A new conservation strategy for arable weed vegetation in Germany - the project "100 fields for biodiversity". Plant Breeding und Seed Science 61: 25-34.

Meyer K.M., Schiffers K., Münkemüller T., Schädler M,.Calabrese J.M., Basset A., Breulmann M., Duquesne S., Hidding B., Huth A., Schöb C., van de Voorde T.F.J. (2010): Predicting population and community dynamics - the type of aggregation matters. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 563-571.

Meyer K.M., Wiegand K., Ward D. (2010): Spatially explicit modelling of savanna processes. In: Hill, M.J. & Hanan, M.P. (eds) Ecosystem Function in Savannas: Measurement and Modeling at Landscape to Global Scales. Taylor & Francis.

Petersen U., Isselstein J., Wrage N. (2010): The effect of manipulated plant species diversity of semi-natural permanent grassland on forage production and quality. Grassland Science in Europe 15: 821-823.

Petersen U., Wrage N., Köhler L., Leuschner C., Isselstein J. (2010): Manipulating species richness of permanent grassland - a new approach to biodiversity experiments. Grassland Science in Europe 15: 824-826.

Schuch S., Bock J., Wesche K., Schaefer M. (2010): Entwicklung der Biodiversität Deutschlands innerhalb der letzten 50 Jahre: Zikaden, Wanzen und Heuschrecken. Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt IX - BFN-Skripten 265: 115-119.

Seidel D., Beyer F., Hertel D., Fleck S, Leuschner Ch. (2010): 3D- Laserscanning. Ein nicht-destruktives Verfahren zur oberirdischen Biomassenanalyse, S.156. In: Forstwissenschaften: Grundlage nachhaltiger Waldbewirtschaftung. Forstwissenschaftliche Tagung. Göttingen (22.09-24.09.). Cuvillier Verlag Göttingen. ISBN: 978-3-86955-482-2.

Seither M., Petersen U., Wrage N., Isselstein J. (2010): Effect of mono-and mixed grazing of cattle and sheep on grassland diversity patterns. Grassland Science in Europe 15: 755-757.

2009 (back)

Druebert C., Lang C., Valtanen K., Polle A. (2009): Beech carbon productivity as driver of ectomycorrhizal abundance and diversity. Plant, Cell and Environment 32: 992–1003.

Petersen U., Isselstein J. (2009): Einfluss von P- und N-Düngung auf Struktur und Lichtverteilung in naturnahem Grasland mit unterschiedlicher Artenvielfalt. Mitteilungen der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Grünland und Futterbau 10, 69-72.

Rose L., Leuschner C., Köckemann B., Buschmann H. (2009): Are marginal beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) provenances a source for drought tolerant ecotypes? European Journal of Forest Research 128: 335–343.

Wesche K., Krause B., Culmsee H., Leuschner C. (2009): Veränderungen in der Flächen-Ausdehnung und Artenzusammensetzung des Feuchtgrünlandes in Norddeutschland seit den 1950er Jahren. Berichte der Reinhold-Tüxen-Gesellschaft 21: 196-210.