Ecology Letters

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Editor-in-Chief : Marcel Holyoak

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 2/144 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1461-0248


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  1. Ideas and Perspectives

  2. Letters

    1. Early herbivore alert matters: plant-mediated effects of egg deposition on higher trophic levels benefit plant fitness

      Foteini G. Pashalidou, Enric Frago, Eddie Griese, Erik H. Poelman, Joop J. A. van Loon, Marcel Dicke and Nina E. Fatouros

      Article first published online: 6 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12470

    2. Success, failure and ambiguity of the dilution effect among competitors

      Alexander T. Strauss, David J. Civitello, Carla E. Cáceres and Spencer R. Hall

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12468

    3. Leaf economics and hydraulic traits are decoupled in five species-rich tropical-subtropical forests

      Le Li, M. Luke McCormack, Chengen Ma, Deliang Kong, Qian Zhang, Xiaoyong Chen, Hui Zeng, Ülo Niinemets and Dali Guo

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12466

    4. Evolutionary rescue can be impeded by temporary environmental amelioration

      Yi-Qi Hao, Michael A. Brockhurst, Owen L. Petchey and Quan-Guo Zhang

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12465

    5. Refugia and connectivity sustain amphibian metapopulations afflicted by disease

      Geoffrey W. Heard, Chris D. Thomas, Jenny A. Hodgson, Michael P. Scroggie, David S. L. Ramsey and Nick Clemann

      Article first published online: 25 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12463

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    7. Plant domestication slows pest evolution

      Martin M. Turcotte, Amaneet K. Lochab, Nash E. Turley and Marc T. J. Johnson

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12467

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      Land use intensification alters ecosystem multifunctionality via loss of biodiversity and changes to functional composition

      Eric Allan, Pete Manning, Fabian Alt, Julia Binkenstein, Stefan Blaser, Nico Blüthgen, Stefan Böhm, Fabrice Grassein, Norbert Hölzel, Valentin H. Klaus, Till Kleinebecker, E. Kathryn Morris, Yvonne Oelmann, Daniel Prati, Swen C. Renner, Matthias C. Rillig, Martin Schaefer, Michael Schloter, Barbara Schmitt, Ingo Schöning, Marion Schrumpf, Emily Solly, Elisabeth Sorkau, Juliane Steckel, Ingolf Steffen-Dewenter, Barbara Stempfhuber, Marco Tschapka, Christiane N. Weiner, Wolfgang W. Weisser, Michael Werner, Catrin Westphal, Wolfgang Wilcke and Markus Fischer

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12469

  3. Ideas and Perspectives

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      Functional traits, convergent evolution, and periodic tables of niches

      Kirk O. Winemiller, Daniel B. Fitzgerald, Luke M. Bower and Eric R. Pianka

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12462

  4. Letters

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      Experimental evidence of genome-wide impact of ecological selection during early stages of speciation-with-gene-flow

      Scott P. Egan, Gregory J. Ragland, Lauren Assour, Thomas H.Q. Powell, Glen R. Hood, Scott Emrich, Patrik Nosil and Jeffrey L. Feder

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12460

  5. Reviews and Syntheses

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      Metacommunity speciation models and their implications for diversification theory

      Nicolas Hubert, Vincent Calcagno, Rampal S. Etienne and Nicolas Mouquet

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12458

  6. Letters

    1. Lack of host specificity leads to independent assortment of dipterocarps and ectomycorrhizal fungi across a soil fertility gradient

      Kabir G. Peay, Sabrina E. Russo, Krista L. McGuire, Zhenyu Lim, Ju Ping Chan, Sylvester Tan and Stuart J. Davies

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12459

    2. Intransitive competition is widespread in plant communities and maintains their species richness

      Santiago Soliveres, Fernando T. Maestre, Werner Ulrich, Peter Manning, Steffen Boch, Matthew A. Bowker, Daniel Prati, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, José L. Quero, Ingo Schöning, Antonio Gallardo, Wolfgang Weisser, Jörg Müller, Stephanie A. Socher, Miguel García-Gómez, Victoria Ochoa, Ernst-Detlef Schulze, Markus Fischer and Eric Allan

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12456

    3. Crop rotational diversity enhances belowground communities and functions in an agroecosystem

      L. K. Tiemann, A. S. Grandy, E. E. Atkinson, E. Marin-Spiotta and M. D. McDaniel

      Article first published online: 25 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12453

    4. Are molecular markers useful predictors of adaptive potential?

      Elizabeth A. Mittell, Shinichi Nakagawa and Jarrod D. Hadfield

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12454

    5. Indirect interactions among tropical tree species through shared rodent seed predators: a novel mechanism of tree species coexistence

      Carol X. Garzon-Lopez, Liliana Ballesteros-Mejia, Alejandro Ordoñez, Stephanie A. Bohlman, Han Olff and Patrick A. Jansen

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12452


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