Publications 2014

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Klatt BK, Klaus F, Westphal C, Tscharntke T (2014): Enhancing crop shelf life with pollination. Agriculture & Food Security 3:14. OPEN ACCESS

Hudson, LN et al. (2014): The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution: doi: 10.1002/ece3.1303. OPEN ACCESS

Cumming GS, Buerkert A, Hoffmann EM, Schlecht E, von Cramon-Taubadel S, Tscharntke T (2014): Implications of agricultural transitions and urbanization for ecosystem services. Nature 515: 50-57.

Tallis H, Lubchenco J et al. (2014): A call for inclusive conservation. Nature 515: 27-28.

Winqvist C, Bengtsson J, Öckinger E, Aavik T, Berendse F, Clement LW, Fischer C, Flohre A, Geiger F, Liira J, Thies C, Tscharntke T, Weisser WW, Bommarco R (2014): Species´ traits influence ground beetle responses to farm and landscape level agricultural intensification in Europe. J Insect Conserv 18: 837-846.

Sutcliffe LME, Batáry P, Becker T, Orci KM, Leuschner C (2014): Both local and landscape factors determine plant and Orthoptera diversity in the semi-natural grasslands of Transylvania, Romania. Biodivers Conserv: DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0804-5.

Körösi A, Szentirmai I, Batáry P, Kövér S, Örvössy N, Peregovits N (2014): Effects of timing and frequency of mowing on the threatened scarce large blue butterfly - A fine-scale experiment. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 196: 24-33.

Marja R, Herzon I, Viik E, Elts J, Mänd M, Tscharntke T, Batáry P (2014): Environmentally friendly management as an intermediate strategy between organic and conventional agriculture to support biodiversity. Biological Conservation 178: 146-154.

Betz L, Kunze I, Prajeesh P, Suma TR, Padmanabhan M (2014): The social-ecological web: a bridging concept for transdisciplinary research. Current Science 107: 4.

Carvalheiro LG, Biesmeijer JC, Benadi G, Fründ J, Stang M, Bartomeus I, Kaiser-Bunbury CN, Baude M, Gomes SIF, Merckx V, Baldock KCR, Bennett ATD, Boada R, Bommarco R, Cartar R, Chacoff N, Dänhardt J, Dicks LV, Dormann CF, Ekroos J, Henson KSE, Holzschuh A, Junker RR, Lopezaraiza-Mikel M, Memmott J, Montero-Castaño A, Nelson IL, Petanidou T, Power EF, Rundlöf M, Smith HG, Stout JC, Temitope K, Tscharntke T, Tscheulin T, Vilà M, Kunin WE (2014):The potential for indirect effects between co-flowering plants via shared pollinators depends on resource abundance, accessibility and relatedness. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/ele.12342. Supplementary Information

Gonthier DJ, Ennis KK, Farinas S, Hsieh H-Y, Iverson AL, Batáry P, Rudolphi J, Tscharntke T, Cardinale BJ, Perfecto I (2014): Biodiversity conservation in agriculture requires a multi-scale approach. Proc. R. Soc. B 281: 20141358.

Clough Y, Ekroos J, Baldi A, Batary P, Bommarco R, Gross N, Holzschuh A, Hopfenmüller S, Knop E, Kuussaari M, Lindborg R, Marini L, Öckinger E, Potts SG, Pöyry J, Roberts SPM, Steffan-Dewenter I, Smith HG (2014): Density of insect-pollinated grassland plants decreases with increasing surrounding land-use intensity. Ecology Letters 17: 1168-1177.

Wanger TC, Tscharntke T, Schroth G, Klein AM (2014): Pollination curbs climate risk to cocoa. Nature 511: 155.

Trnka A, Peterková V, Prokop P, Batáry P (2014): Management of reedbeds: mosaic reed cutting does not affect prey abundance and nest predation rate of reed passerine birds. Wetlands Ecology and Management 22: 227-234.

Everwand G, Rösch V, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2014): Disentangling direct and indirect effects of experimental grassland management and plant functional-group manipulation on plant and leafhopper diversity. BMC Ecology 14:1.

Scherber C, Vockenhuber EA, Stark A, Meyer H, Tscharntke T (2014): Effects of tree and herb biodiversity on Diptera, a hyperdiverse insect order. Oecologia 174:1387-1400.

Pfeifer M, Lefebvre V, Gardner TA, Arroyo-Rodriguez V, Baeten L, Banks-Leite C, Barlow J, Betts MG, Brunet J, Cerezo A, Cisneros L, Collard S, D´Cruze N, da Silva Motta C, Duguay S, Eggermont H, Eigenbrod F, Hadley AS, Hanson TR, Hawes JE, Heartsill Scalley T, Klingbeil BT, Kolb A, Kormann U, Kumar S, Lachat T, Lakeman Fraser P, Lantschner V, Laurance WF, Leal IR, Lens L, Marsh C, Medina-Rangel GF, Melles S, Mezger D, Oldekop JA, Overal WL, Owen C, Peres CA, Phalan B, Pidgeon AM, Pilia O, Possingham HP, Possingham ML, Raheem DC, Ribeiro DB, Ribeiro Neto JD, Robinson WD, Robinson R, Rytwinski T, Scherber C, Slade EM, Somarriba E, Stouffer PC, Struebig MJ, Tylianakis JM, Tscharntke T, Tyre AJ, Urbina Cardona JN, Vasconcelos HL, Wearn O, Wells K, Willig MR, Wood E, Young RP, Bradley AV, Ewers RM (2014): BIOFRAG - a new database for analyzing BIOdiversity responses to forest FRAGmentation. Ecology and Evolution 4 (9): 1524-1537.

Haenke S, Kovács-Hostyánszki A, Fründ J, Batáry P, Jauker B, Tscharntke T, Holzschuh A (2014): Landscape configuration of crops and hedgerows drives local syrphid fly abundance. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 505-513.

Kormann U, Stumberger B (2014): A Sabine´s Gull Xema sabini in Montenegro - first record in the NE Mediterranean and a short review of the species´ status in SE Europe. Acrocephalus 34 (156/157): 79-82.

Didiano TJ, Turley NE, Everwand G, Schaefer H, Crawley MJ, Johnson MTJ (2014): Experimental test of plant defence evolution in four species using long-term rabbit exclosures. Journal of Ecology 102: 584-594.

Wanger TC, Darras K, Bumrungsri S, Tscharntke T, Klein AM (2014):Bat pest control contributes to food security in Thailand. Biological Conservation 171: 220-223.

Gagić V, Hänke S, Thies C, Tscharntke T (2014): Community variability in aphid parasitoids versus predators in response to agricultural intensification. Insect Conservation and Diversity 7: 103-112.

Steckel J, Westphal C, Peters MK, Bellach M, Rothenwoehrer C, Erasmi S, Scherber C, Tscharntke T, Steffan-Dewenter I (2014): Landscape composition and configuration differently affect trap-nesting bees, wasps and their antagonists. Biological Conservation 172: 56-64.

Batáry P, Fronczek S, Normann C, Scherber C, Tscharntke T (2014): How do edge effect and tree species diversity change bird diversity and avian nest survival in Germany´s largest deciduous forest? Forest Ecology and Management 319: 44-50.

Liu Y, Rothenwöhrer C, Scherber C, Batáry P, Elek Z, Steckel J, Erasmi S, Tscharntke T, Westphal C (2014): Functional beetle diversity in managed grasslands: effects of region, landscape context and land use intensity. Landscape Ecol 29: 529-540.

Scherber C, Vockenhuber EA, Stark A, Meyer H, Tscharntke T (2014): Effects of tree and herb biodiversity on Diptera, a hyperdiverse insect order. Oecologia. DOI 10.1007/s00442-013-2865-7. Supplementary Information

Allan E, Bossdorf O, Dormann CF, Prati D, Gossner MM, Tscharntke T et al. (2014): Interannual variation in land-use intensity enhances grassland multidiversity. PNAS Early edition.

Klatt BK, Holzschuh A, Westphal C, Clough Y, Smit I, Pawelzik E, Tscharntke T (2014): Bee pollination improves crop quality, shelf life and commercial value. Proc. R. Soc. B 281: 20132440. OPEN ACCESS
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Wielgoss A, Tscharntke T, Rumede A, Fiala B, Seidel H, Shahabuddin S, Clough Y (2014): Interaction complexity matters: disentangling services and disservices of ant communities driving yield in tropical agroecosystems. Proc. R. Soc. B 281: 20132144;

Plećaŝ M, Gagić V, Janković M, Petrović-Obradović O, Kavallieratos NG, Tomanović Ž, Thies C, Tscharntke T, Ćetković A (2014): Landscape composition and configuration influence cerealaphid–parasitoid–hyperparasitoid interactions and biological control differentially across years. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 183: 1–-10.