Main Experiments Publications

Helge Bruelheide, Yuxin Chen, Yuanyuan Huang, Keping Ma, Pascal A. Niklaus, and Bernhard Schmid. 2019. Response to Comment on “Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment”. Science. 363:eaav9863. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aav9863.

Yanjun Du, Bo Yang, Sichong Chen, and Keping Ma. 2019. Diverging shifts in spring phenology in response to biodiversity loss in a subtropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 30:1175-1183. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12806.

Felix Fornoff, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Nico Bluthgen, and Michael Staab. 2019. Tree diversity increases robustness of multi-trophic interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 286:20182399. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2399.

David I. Forrester, Peter Rodenfels, Josephine Haase, Werner Härdtle, Katrin N. Leppert, Pascal A. Niklaus, Goddert von Oheimb, Michael Scherer-Lorenzen, and Jürgen Bauhus. 2019. Tree-species interactions increase light absorption and growth in Chinese subtropical mixedspecies plantations. Oecologia. 191: 421-432. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04495-w.

Markus S. Germany, Helge Bruelheide, and Alexandra Erfmeier. 2019. Janzen-Connell effects in a forest BEF experiment: Strong distance-dependent seedling establishment of multiple species. Ecology. 100:e02736. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2736.

Matthias Kunz, Andreas Fichtner, Werner Härdtle, Pasi Raumonen, Helge Bruelheide, and Goddert von Oheimb. 2019. Neighbour species richness and local structural variability modulate aboveground allocation patterns and crown morphology of individual trees. Ecology Letters. 22: 2130-2140. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13400.

Yin Li, Helge Bruelheide, Thomas Scholten, Bernhard Schmid, Zhenkai Sun, Naili Zhang, Wensheng Bu, Xiaojuan Liu, and Keping Ma. 2019. Early positive effects of tree species richness on soil organic carbon accumulation in a large-scale forest biodiversity experiment. Journal of Plant Ecology. 12:882-893. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtz026.

Tobias Rentschler, Philipp Gries, Thorsten Behrens, Helge Bruelheide, Peter Kühn, Steffen Seitz, Xuezheng Shi, Stefan Trogisch, Thomas Scholten, and Karsten Schmidt. 2019. Comparison of catchment scale 3D and 2.5D modelling of soil organic carbon stocks in Jiangxi Province, PR China. PloS one. 14:e0220881. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0220881.

Christina Weißbecker, Anna Heintz-Buschart, Helge Bruelheide, François Buscot, and Tesfaye Wubet. 2019. Linking Soil Fungal Generality to Tree Richness in Young Subtropical Chinese Forests. Microorganisms. 7:547. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms7110547.

Christian Ristok, Katrin N. Leppert, Michael Scherer-Lorenzen, Pascal A. Niklaus, and Helge Bruelheide. 2019. Soil macrofauna and leaf functional traits drive the decomposition of secondary metabolites in leaf litter. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 135:429-437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2019.06.007.

Andreas Schuldt, Anne Ebeling, Matthias Kunz, Michael Staab, Claudia Guimaraes-Steinicke, Dörte Bachmann, Nina Buchmann, Walter Durka, Andreas Fichtner, Felix Fornoff, Werner Härdtle, Lionel R. Hertzog, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Christiane Roscher, Jörg Schaller, Goddert von Oheimb, Alexandra Weigelt, Wolfgang Weisser, Christian Wirth, Jiayong Zhang, Helge Bruelheide, and Nico Eisenhauer. 2019. Multiple plant diversity components drive consumer communities across ecosystems. Nature Communications. 10:1460. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09448-8.

Zhengshan Song, Steffen Seitz, Jian Li, Philipp Goebes, Karsten Schmidt, Peter Kühn, Xuezheng Shi, and Thomas Scholten. 2019. Tree diversity reduced soil erosion by affecting tree canopy and biological soil crust development in a subtropical forest experiment. Forest Ecology and Management. 444:69-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.04.015.

Mingqiang Wang, Yi Li, Douglas Chesters, Perttu Anttonen, Helge Bruelheide, Jingting Chen, Walter Durka, Pengfei Guo, Werner Härdtle, Keping Ma, Stefan G. Michalski, Bernhard Schmid, Goddert von Oheimb, Chunsheng Wu, Naili Zhang, Qingsong Zhou, Andreas Schuldt, and Chaodong Zhu. 2019. Multiple components of plant diversity loss determine herbivore phylogenetic diversity in a subtropical forest experiment. Journal of Ecology. 107:2697-2712. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13273.