Publications 2016

  • Bergmann J., Verbruggen E., Heinze J., Xiang D., Chen B.D., Joshi J., Rillig M.C. (2016) The interplay between soil structure, roots and microbiota is an important determinant of plant conspecific feedback. Ecology and Evolution 6: 7633-7644, doi: 10.1002/ece3.2456
  • Heinze, J., Sitte, M., Schindhelm, A., Wright, J. & Joshi, J. (2016) Plant-soil feedbacks: a comparative study on the relative importance of soil-feedbacks in the greenhouse vs. field. Oecologia 181, 559-569, doi: 10.1007/s00442-016-3591-8
  • Linstädter, A., Bora, Z., Tolera, A. and Angassa, A. (2016). Are trees of intermediate density more facilitative? Canopy effects of four East African legume trees. Applied Vegetation Science, 19, pp. 291-303. Available at: URL.
  • Martin, R., Linstädter, A., Frank, K. and Müller, B. (2016). Livelihood security in face of drought – Assessing the vulnerability of pastoral households. Environmental Modelling & Software, 75, pp. 414–423. Available at: URL.
  • Oomen, R., Linstädter, A., Ruppert, J., Brüser, K., Schellberg, J. and Ewert, F. (2016). Effect of management on rangeland phytomass, cover and condition in two biomes in South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 33(3), pp. 185-198. Available at: URL, URL.
  • S. Soliveres, F. van der Plas, P. Manning, D. Prati, M. M. Gossner, S. C. Renner, F. Alt, H. Arndt, V. Baumgartner, J. Binkenstein, K. Birkhofer, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Boch, S. Böhm, C. Börschig, F. Buscot, T. Diekötter, J. Heinze, N. Hölzel, K. Jung., V. H. Klaus, T. Kleinebecker, S. Klemmer, J. Krauss, M. Lange, E. K. Morris, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, J. Overmann, E. Pašalić, M. C. Rillig, H. M. Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, J. Sikorski, S. A. Socher, E. F. Solly, I. Sonnemann, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffan-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, M. Türke, P. Venter, C. N. Weiner, W. W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, V. Wolters, T. Wubet, S. Wurst, M. Fischer, E. Allan. (2016) Biodiversity at multiple trophic levels is needed for ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature 536, 456-459, doi: 10.1038/nature19092
  • S. Soliveres, P. Manning, D. Prati, M. M. Gossner, F. Alt, H. Arndt, V. Baumgartner, J. Binkenstein, K. Birkhofer, S. Blaser, N. Blüthgen, S. Boch, S. Böhm, C. Börschig, F. Buscot, T. Diekötter, J. Heinze, N.Hölzel, K. Jung, V. H. Klaus, A.M. Klein, T. Kleinebecker, S. Klemmer, J. Krauss, M. Lange, E. K. Morris, J. Müller, Y. Oelmann, J. Overmann, E. Pašalić, S. C. Renner, M.C. Rillig, H. M Schaefer, M. Schloter, B. Schmitt, I. Schöning, M. Schrumpf, J. Sikorski, S. A. Socher, E. F. Solly, I. Sonnemann, E. Sorkau, J. Steckel, I. Steffen-Dewenter, B. Stempfhuber, M. Tschapka, M. Türke, P. Venter, C. N. Weiner, W. W. Weisser, M. Werner, C. Westphal, W. Wilcke, V. Wolters, T. Wubet, S. Wurst, M. Fischer, E. Allan (2016) Locally rare species influence grassland ecosystem multifunctionality. Royal Society – Philosophical Transactions B,  371, 20150269, dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0269