- A generalized approach to modeling and estimating indirect effects in ecologyYann Clough
Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, Georg August Universitdt Göttingen, Grisebachstrasse 6 D 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Ecology 93:1809-15. 2012..An example based on the direct and indirect interactions between ants, two insect herbivores, and a plant species demonstrates the implementation of these techniques, using freely available software...
- Combining high biodiversity with high yields in tropical agroforestsYann Clough
Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, Institute of Geography, Cartography, Geographic Information System, Georg August Universitat Gottingen, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8311-6. 2011....
- Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypothesesTeja Tscharntke
Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, Georg August University, Grisebachstrasse 6, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 87:661-85. 2012..Shifting our research focus from local to landscape-moderated effects on biodiversity will be critical to developing solutions for future biodiversity and ecosystem service management...
- Bats and birds increase crop yield in tropical agroforestry landscapesBea Maas
Agroecology, University of Goettingen, Grisebachstraße 6, 37077, Goettingen, Germany
Ecol Lett 16:1480-7. 2013..Our results highlight the tremendous economic impact of common insectivorous birds and bats, which need to become an essential part of sustainable landscape management. ..
- Interaction complexity matters: disentangling services and disservices of ant communities driving yield in tropical agroecosystemsArno Wielgoss
Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 6, Göttingen 37077, Germany, Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology Zoology III, Biocenter, University of Wurzburg, Am Hubland, Würzburg 97074, Germany, Department of Agriculture, Klabat University, Airmadidi No 1, Manado 95371, Indonesia, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tadulako, Palu 94118, Indonesia, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University, Solvegatan 37, Lund 223 62, Sweden
Proc Biol Sci 281:20132144. 2014..Species traits and ant community structure affect services and disservices for agriculture in surprisingly complex ways, with species-rich and even communities promoting highest yield. ..
- Bee pollination improves crop quality, shelf life and commercial valueBjörn K Klatt
Agroecology, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Gottingen, Grisebachstrasse 6, 37077 Gottingen, Germany, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, University of Lund, Solvegatan 37, 22362 Lund, Sweden, Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology Zoology III, Biocenter, Am Hubland, University of Wurzburg, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany, Quality of Plant Products, Department of Crop Sciences, Carl Sprengel Weg 1, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
Proc Biol Sci 281:20132440. 2014..Thus, our comprehensive findings should be transferable to a wide range of crops and demonstrate bee pollination to be a hitherto underestimated but vital and economically important determinant of fruit quality. ..