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Bohan, D., Landuyt, D., Ma, A., Macfadyen, S., Martinet, V., Massol, F. et al. (2016). Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31, 105-115.

Cortois, R., Schröder-Georgi, T., Weigelt, A., van der Putten, W. H. & De Deyn, G.B. (2016). Plant-soil feedbacks: role of plant functional group and plant traits. Journal of Ecology, 104, 1608-1617.

Craven, D., Isbell, F., Manning, P., Connolly, J., Bruelheide, H., Ebeling, A. et al. (2016). Plant diversity effects on grassland productivity are robust to both nutrient enrichment and drought. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371.

Dudenhöffer, J.-H., Pufal, G., Roscher, C. & Klein, A.-M. (2016). Plant density can increase invertebrate postdispersal seed predation in an experimental grassland community. Ecology and evolution, 6, 3796-3807.

Eisenhauer, N. (2016). Plant diversity effects on soil microorganisms: Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of plant inputs increase soil biodiversity. Pedobiologia, 59, 175-177.

Eisenhauer, N., Barnes, A. D., Cesarz, S., Craven, D., Ferlian, O., Gottschall, F. et. al. (2016). Biodiversity-ecosystem function experiments reveal the mechanisms underlying the consequences of biodiversity change in real world ecosystems. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27, 1061-1070.

Fischer, F. M., Wright, A. J., Eisenhauer,  N., Ebeling, A., Roscher, C., Wagg et. al. (2016). Plant species richness and functional traits affect community stability after a flood event. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371.

Fornoff, F., Klein, A.-M., Hartig, F., Benadi, G., Venjakob, C., Schaefer, H.M. et al. (2016). Functional flower traits and their diversity drive pollinator visitation. Oikos, n/a-n/a.

González Macé, O., Steinauer, K., Jousset, A., Eisenhauer, N. & Scheu, S. (2016). Flood-Induced Changes in Soil Microbial Functions as Modified by Plant Diversity. PLoS ONE, 11, e0166349.

Gould, I.J., Quinton, J.N., Weigelt, A., De Deyn, G.B. & Bardgett, R.D. (2016). Plant diversity and root traits benefit physical properties key to soil function in grasslands. Ecology Letters, 19, 1140-1149.

Guiz, J., H. Hillebrand, et al. (2016). Long-term effects of plant diversity and composition on plant stoichiometry. Oikos 125(5): 613-621.

Hennion, F., Litrico, I., Bartish, I.V., Weigelt, A., Bouchereau, A. & Prinzing, A. (2016). Ecologically diverse and distinct neighbourhoods trigger persistent phenotypic consequences, and amine metabolic profiling detects them. Journal of Ecology, 104, 125-137.

Hertzog, L.R., Meyer, S.T., Weisser, W.W., and Ebeling, A. (2016). Experimental Manipulation of Grassland Plant Diversity Induces Complex Shifts in Aboveground Arthropod Diversity. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148768. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148768

Hertzog, L.R., Ebeling, A., Meyer, S.T., Eisenhauer, N., Fischer, C., Hildebrandt, A., et al. (2016). High Survival of Lasius niger during Summer Flooding in a European Grassland. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0152777.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152777

Lamiae El M., Le Roux X., Serge M., Florian B., Weigelt A., Poly, F. (2016). Effect of Plant Diversity on the Diversity of Soil Organic Compounds. PLoS ONE

Latz, E., Eisenhauer, N., Rall, B.C., Scheu, S. & Jousset, A. (2016). Unravelling Linkages between Plant Community Composition and the Pathogen-Suppressive Potential of Soils. Scientific reports, 6, 23584. doi: 10.1038/srep23584

Leimer, S., Roscher, C., Wilcke, W., Oelmann, Y., Scheu, S., Eisenhauer, N., Weigelt, A., Milcu, A. and Wirth, C. (2016). Mechanisms behind plant diversity effects on inorganic and organic N leaching from temperate grassland. doi: 10.1007/s10533-016-0283-8

Lohier, T., Jabot, F., Weigelt, A., Schmid, B. & Deffuant, G. (2016). Predicting stochastic community dynamics in grasslands under the assumption of competitive symmetry. Journal of theoretical biology, 399, 53-61.

Mellado-Vázquez, P.G., Lange, M., Bachmann, D., Gockele, A., Karlowsky, S., Milcu, A. et al. (2016). Plant diversity generates enhanced soil microbial access to recently photosynthesized carbon in the rhizosphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 94, 122-132.

Meyer, S. T., A. Ebeling, N. Eisenhauer, L. Hertzog, H. Hillebrand, A. Milcu, S. Pompe, M. Abbas, H. Bessler, N. Buchmann, E. De Luca, C. Engels, M. Fischer, G. Gleixner, A. Hudewenz, A.-M. Klein, H. de Kroon, S. Leimer, H. Loranger, L. Mommer, Y. Oelmann, J. M. Ravenek, C. Roscher, T. Rottstock, C. Scherber, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, S. Scheu, B. Schmid, E.-D. Schulze, A. Staudler, T. Strecker, V. Temperton, T. Tscharntke, A. Vogel, W. Voigt, A. Weigelt, W. Wilcke, and W. W. Weisser. (2016). Effects of biodiversity strengthen over time as ecosystem functioning declines at low and increases at high biodiversity. Ecosphere 7(12):e01619. 10.1002/ecs2.1619

Milcu, A., Eugster, W., Bachmann, D., Guderle, M., Roscher, C., Gockele, A. et al. (2016). Plant functional diversity increases grassland productivity-related water vapor fluxes: an Ecotron and modeling approach. Ecology, 97, 2044-2054.

Niklaus, P., Le Roux, X., Poly F., Buchmann N., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Weigelt A., Barnard R. (2016). Plant species diversity affects soil-atmosphere fluxes of methane and nitrous oxide. Oecologia. doi: 10.​1007/​s00442-016-3611-8.

Roscher, C., Schmid, B., Kolle, O., and Schulze, E.-D. (2016). Complementarity among four highly productive grassland species depends on resource availability. Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-016-3587-4.

Roscher, C., J. Schumacher, et al. (2016). Convergent high diversity in naturally colonized experimental grasslands is not related to increased productivity. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 20: 32-45.

Rottstock, T., Kummer, V., Fischer, M. and Joshi, J. (2016). Rapid transgenerational effects in Knautia arvensis in response to plant-community diversity. J Ecol. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12689

Schaller, J., Roscher, C., Hillebrand, H., Weigelt, A., Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W. et al. (2016). Plant diversity and functional groups affect Si and Ca pools in aboveground biomass of grassland systems. Oecologia, 182, 277-286.

Scherber, C., Nitschke, N. & Marquard, E. (2016). Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte zu Klimawandel und Biodiversität. In: Warnsignal Klima: Die Biodiversität (eds. Lozán, JL, Breckle, S-W, Müller, R & Rachor, E) Hamburg, pp. 331-337.

Schroeder-Georgi, T., Wirth, C., Nadrowski, K., Meyer, S.T., Mommer, L. & Weigelt, A. (2016). From pots to plots: hierarchical trait-based prediction of plant performance in a mesic grassland. Journal of Ecology, 104, 206-218.

Steinauer, K., Chatzinotas, A. & Eisenhauer, N. (2016). Root exudate cocktails: the link between plant diversity and soil microorganisms? Ecology and evolution, 6, 7387-7396.

Steinauer, K., Jensen, B., Strecker, T., de Luca, E., Scheu, S., Eisenhauer, N. (2016). Convergence of soil microbial properties after plant colonization of an experimental plant diversity Gradient, BMC Ecol, 6:19. doi:10.1186/s12898-016-0073-0

Strecker, T., Macé, G., O., Scheu, S., Eisenhauer, N. (2016). Functional composition of plant communities determines the spatial and temporal stability of soil microbial properties in a long-term plant diversity Experiment. doi: 10.1111/oik.03181

Tiede, J., Wemheuer, B., Traugott, M., Daniel, R., Tscharntke, T., Ebeling, A., and Scherber, C. (2016). Trophic and Non-Trophic Interactions in a Biodiversity Experiment Assessed by Next-Generation Sequencing, PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148781. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148781

Venjakob, C., Klein, A.M., Ebeling, A., Tscharntke, T., and Scherber, C. (2016). Plant diversity increases spatio-temporal niche complementarity in plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1002/ece3.2026

Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Flynn, D.F., De Deyn, G.B., Petermann, J.S. & Schmid, B. (2016). Plant selection and soil legacy enhance long-term biodiversity effects. Ecology, 97, 918-928.

Zytynska, S.E., Meyer, S.T., Sturm, S., Ullmann, W., Mehrparvar, M. & Weisser, W.W. (2016). Secondary bacterial symbiont community in aphids responds to plant diversity. Oecologia, 180, 735-747.

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Bachmann, D., Gockele, A., Ravenek, M., J., Roscher, C., Strecker, T., Weigelt, A., Buchmann, N. (2015). No evidence of complementary water use along a plant species richness gradient in temperate experimental grasslands. PLOS ONE, 10, e0116367.

Eisenhauer, N., Bowker, M.A., Grace, J.B. & Powell, J.R. (2015). From patterns to causal understanding: Structural equation modeling (SEM) in soil ecology. Pedobiologia 58, 65-72.

Finger, R. & Buchmann, N. (2015). An ecological economic assessment of risk-reducing effects of species diversity in managed grasslands. Ecological Economics, 110, 89-97.

Fischer, C., Tischer, J., Roscher, C., Eisenhauer, N., Ravenek, J., Gleixner, G. et al. (2015). Plant species diversity affects infiltration capacity in an experimental grassland through changes in soil properties. Plant and Soil, 397, 1-16.

Guderle, M. & Hildebrandt, A. (2015). Using measured soil water contents to estimate evapotranspiration and root water uptake profiles - a comparative study. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 409-425.

Hacker, N., Ebeling, A., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., González Macé, O., Kroon, H. et al. (2015). Plant diversity shapes microbe‐rhizosphere effects on P mobilisation from organic matter in soil. Ecology Letters, 18, 1356-1365.

Hines, J., van der Putten, W.H., De Deyn, G.B., Wagg, C., Voigt, W., Mulder, C. et al. (2015). Chapter Four - Towards an Integration of Biodiversity-Ecosystem Functioning and Food Web Theory to Evaluate Relationships between Multiple Ecosystem Services. In: Advances in Ecological Research (eds. Guy, W & David, AB). Academic Press, pp. 161-199.

Isbell, F., Craven, D., Connolly, J., Loreau, M., Schmid, B., Beierkuhnlein, C. et al. (2015). Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes.  Nature, 526, 574-577.

Lange, M., Eisenhauer, N., Sierra, A., C., Bessler, H., Engels., C., Griffiths, R.I. et al. (2015). Plant diversity increases soil microbial activity and soil carbon storage. Nature Communications, 6, 6707.

Latz, E., Eisenhauer, N., Scheu, S. & Jousset, A. (2015). Plant identity drives the expression of biocontrol factors in a rhizosphere bacterium across a plant diversity gradient. Functional Ecology, 29, 1225-1234.

Lefcheck, J.S., Byrnes, J.E.K., Isbell, F., Gamfeldt, F., Griffin, J.N., Eisenhauer, N. et al. (2015). Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats. Nature Communications, 6, 6936.

Leimer, S., Oelmann, Y., Wirth, C. & Wilcke, W. (2015). Time matters for plant diversity effects on nitrate leaching from temperate grassland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 211, 155-163.

Lipowsky, A., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Michalski, S., G., Gubsch, M., Buchmann, N. et al. (2015). Plasticity of functional traits of forb species in response to biodiversity. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 17, 66-77.

Malik, A.A., Dannert, H., Griffiths, R.I., Thomson, B.C. & Gleixner, G. (2015). Rhizosphere bacterial carbon turnover is higher in nucleic acids than membrane lipids: implications for understanding soil carbon cycling. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6.

Meyer, S.T., Koch, C. & Weiser, W.W. (2015). Towards a standardized Rapid Ecosystem Function Assessment (REFA). Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 30, 390-397.

Miehe-Steier, A., Roscher, C., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J.& Unsicker, S.B. (2015). Light and Nutrient Dependent Responses in Secondary Metabolites of Plantago lanceolata Offspring Are Due to Phenotypic Plasticity in Experimental Grasslands. PLoS ONE, 10, e0136073.

Mulder, C., Bennett, E.M., Bohan, D.A., Bonkowski, M., Carpenter, S.R., Chalmers, R. et al. (2015). Chapter One - 10 Years Later: Revisiting Priorities for Science and Society a Decade After the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. In: Advances in Ecological Research (eds. Guy, W & David, AB). Academic Press, pp. 1-53.

Naeem, S., Ingram, J.C., Varga, A., Agardy, T., Barten, P., Bennett, G. et al. (2015). Get the science right when paying for nature's services. Science, 347, 1206-1207.

Nitschke, N., Wiesner, K., Hilke, I., Eisenhauer, N., Oelmann, Y. & Weisser, W.W. (2015). Increase of fast nutrient cycling in grassland microcosms through insect herbivory on plant functional group composition and species diversity. Oikos, 124, 161-173.

Oelmann, Y., Vogel, A., Wegener, F., Weigelt, A. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2015). Management Intensity Modifies Plant Diversity Effects on N Yield and Mineral N in Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 79, 559-568.

Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Schmid, B. & Schulze, E.-D. (2015). Contrasting Effects of Intraspecific Trait Variation on Trait-Based Niches and Performance of Legumes in Plant Mixtures. PLoS ONE, 10, e0119786.

Strecker, T., Barnard, R.L., Niklaus, P.A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Weigelt, A., Scheu, S. et al. (2015). Effects of Plant Diversity, Functional Group Composition, and Fertilization on Soil Microbial Properties in Experimental Grassland. PLoS ONE, 10, e0125678.

Thakur, M.P. & Eisenhauer, N. (2015). Plant community composition determines the strength of top-down control in a soil food web motif. Scientific reports, 5, 9134.

Thakur, M.P., Herrmann, M., Steinauer, K., Rennoch, S., Cesarz, S. & Eisenhauer, N. (2015a). Cascading effects of belowground predators on plant communities are density-dependent. Ecology and evolution, 5,4300-4314.

Thakur, M.P., Milcu, A., Manning, P., Niklaus, P.A., Roscher, C., Power, S. et al. (2015). Plant diversity drives soil microbial biomass carbon in grasslands irrespective of global environmental change factors. Global Change Biology, 21, 4076-4085.

Wagner, D., Eisenhauer, N. & Cesarz, S. (2015). Plant species richness does not attenuate responses of soil microbial and nematode communities to a flood event. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 89, 135-149.

Wright, J. A., Ebeling, A., de Kroon, H., Roscher,  C., Weigelt, A., Buchmann, N. et al. (2015). Flooding disturbances increase resource availability and productivity but reduce stability in diverse plant communities. Nature Communications, 6, 6092.

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Abbas, M., Klein, A.-M., Ebeling, A., Oelmann, Y., Ptacnik, R., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2014). Plant diversity effects on pollinating and herbivorous insects can be linked to plant stoichiometry. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15, 169-178.

Ebeling, A., Meyer, S. T., Abbas, M., Eisenhauer, N., Hillebrand, H., Lange, M. et al. (2014a). Plant Diversity Impacts Decomposition and Herbivory via Changes in Aboveground Arthropods. PloS ONE, 9, e106529.

Ebeling, A., Pompe, S., Baade, J., Eisenhauer, N., Hillebrand, H., Proulx, R. et al. (2014). A trait-based experimental approach to understand the mechanisms underlying biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15, 229-240.

Eisenhauer, N., Wirsch, D., Cesarz, S., Craven, D., Dietrich, P., Friese, J. et al. (2014). Organic textile dye improves the visual assessment of the bait lamina test. Applied Soil Ecology, 82, 78-81.

Fischer, C., Roscher, C., Jensen, B., Eisenhauer, N., Baade, J., Attinger, A. et al. (2014). How Do Earthworms, Soil Texture and Plant Composition Affect Infiltration along an Experimental Plant Diversity Gradient in Grassland? PLoS ONE, 9, e98987.

Gockele, A., Weigelt, A., Gessler, A. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2014). Quantifying resource use complementarity in grassland species: A comparison of different nutrient tracers. Pedobiologia, 57, 251-256.

Grabmaier, A., Heigl, F., Eisenhauer, N., van der Heijden, M., Zaller, J.G. (2014). Stable isotope labelling of earthworms can help deciphering belowground-aboveground interactions involving earthworms, mycorrhizal fungi, plants and aphids. Pedobiologia, 57, 197-203.

Hillebrand, H., Cowles, J.M., Lewandowska, A., Van de Waal, D.B. & Plum, C. (2014). Think ratio! A stoichiometric view on biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15, 465-474.

Hoekstra, N.J., Finn, J.A., Buchmann, N., Gockele, A., Landert, L., Prill, N. et al. (2014). Methodological tests of the use of trace elements as tracers to assess root activity. Plant and Soil, 380, 265-283.

Khalsa, J., Fricke, T., Weigelt, A. & Wachendorf, M. (2014). Effects of species richness and functional groups on chemical constituents relevant for methane yields from anaerobic digestion: results from a grassland diversity experiment. Grass and Forage Science, 69, 49-63.

Lange, M., Habekost, M., Eisenhauer, N., Roscher, C., Bessler, H., Engels, C. et al. (2014). Biotic and Abiotic Properties Mediating Plant Diversity Effects on Soil Microbial Communities in an Experimental Grassland. PLoS ONE, 9, e96182.

Leimer, S., Kreutziger, Y., Rosenkranz, S., Beßler, H., Engels, C., Hildebrandt, A. et al. (2014a) Plant diversity effects on the water balance of an experimental grassland. Ecohydrology, 7, 1378-1391.

Leimer, S., Wirth, C., Oelmann, Y. & Wilcke, W. (2014b). Biodiversity effects on nitrate concentrations in soil solution: a Bayesian model. Biogeochemistry, 118, 141-157.

Loranger, H., Weisser, W.W., Ebeling, A., Eggers, T., De Luca, E., Loranger, J. et al. (2014). Invertebrate herbivory increases along an experimental gradient in grassland plant diversity. Oecologia, 174, 183-193.

Milcu, A., Roscher, C., Gessler, A., Bachmann, D., Gockele, A., Guderle, M. et al. (2014). Functional diversity of leaf nitrogen concentrations drives grassland carbon fluxes. Ecology Letters, 17, 435-444.

Ravenek, J. M., Bessler, H., Engels, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Gessler, A., Gockele, A. et al. (2014). Long-term study of root biomass in a biodiversity experiment reveals shifts in diversity effects over time. Oikos, 123, 1528-1536

Roscher, C., Gerighausen, U., Schmid, B. & Schulze, E. D. (2014a). Plant diversity and community history shift colonization success from early- to mid-successional species. Journal of Plant Ecology, 8, 231-241.

Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Gerighausen, U. & Schmid, B. (2014b). Different Assembly Processes Drive Shifts in Species and Functional Composition in Experimental Grasslands Varying in Sown Diversity and Community History. PLoS ONE, 9, e101928.

Roth, V.-N., Dittmar, T., Gaupp, R. & Gleixner, G. (2014). Ecosystem-Specific Composition of Dissolved Organic Matter. Vadose Yone Journal, 13.

Rottstock, T., Joshi, J., Kummer, V. & Fischer M. (2014). Higher plant diversity promotes higher diversity of fungal pathogens, while it decreases pathogen infection per plant. Ecology, 95, 1907-1917.

Wright, A.J., Bernhardt-Römermann, M., Craven, D., Ebeling, A., Engel, J., Hines, J. et al. (2014). Local-scale changes in plant diversity: reassessments and implications for biodiversity-ecosystem function experiments. Proceedings of Peerage of Science, 1.

Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Flynn, D., Brandl, H. & Schmid, B. (2014a). Selection in monoculture vs. mixture alters plant metabolic fingerprints. Journal of Plant Ecology, 97, 918-928.

Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Schmid, B., Petermann, J.S., Yadav, V., de Deyn, G.B. & Flynn, D. (2014b). Selection for niche differentiation in plant communities increases biodiversity effects. Nature, 515, 108-111.

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Abbas, M., Ebeling, A., Oelmann, Y., Ptacnik, R., Roscher, C., Weigelt, A. et al. (2013). Biodiversity Effects on Plant Stoichiometry. PLoS ONE, 8, e58179.

Allan, E., Jenkins, T., Fergus, A.J.F., Roscher, C., Fischer, M., Petermann, J. et al. (2013a). Experimental plant communities develop phylogenetically overdispersed abundance distributions during assembly. Ecology, 94, 465-477.

Allan, E., Weisser, W.W., Fischer, M., Schulze, E.-D., Weigelt, A., Roscher, C. et al. (2013b). A comparison of the strength of biodiversity effects across multiple functions. Oecologia, 173, 223-237.

Connolly, J., Bell, T., Bolger, T. Brophy, C., Carnus, T., Finn, J.A. et al. (2013). An improved model to predict the effects of changing biodiversity levels on ecosystem function. Journal of Ecology, 101, 344-355.

de Mazancourt, C., Isbell, F., Larocque, A., Berendse, F., De Luca, E., Grace, J.B. et al. (2013). Predicting ecosytem stability from community composition and biodiversity. Ecology Letters, 16, 617-625.

Ebeling, A., Allan, E., Heimann, J., Köhler, G., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Vogel, A. et al. (2013). The impact of plant diversity and fertilization on fitness of a generalist grasshopper. Basic and Applied Ecology, 14, 246-254.

Gleixner, G. (2013). Soil organic matter dynamics: a biological perspective derived from the use of compound-specific isotopes studies. Ecological Research, 28, 683-695.

Guenay,Y., Ebeling A., Steinauer K., Weisser W.W. & Eisenhauer N. (2013). Transgressive overyielding of soil microbial biomass in a grassland plant diversity gradient. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 60, 122-124.

Kigathi, R.N., Weisser, W.W., Veit, D., Gershenzon, J. & Unsicker, S.B. (2013). Plants suppress their emission of volatiles when growing with conspecifics. Journal of chemical ecology, 39, 537-545.

Le Roux, X., Schmid, B., Poly, F., Barnard, R.L., Niklaus, P.A., Guillaumaud, N. et al. (2013). Soil Environmental Conditions and Microbial Build-Up Mediate the Effect of Plant Diversity on Soil Nitrifying and Denitrifying Enzyme Activities in Temperate Grasslands. PLoS ONE, 8, e61069.

Loranger, J., Meyer, S.T., Shipley, B., Kattge, J., Loranger, H., Roscher, C. et al. (2013). Predicting invertebrate herbivory from plant traits: polycultures show strong nonadditive effects. Ecology, 94, 1499-1509.

Marquard, E., Schmid, E., Roscher, C., De Luca, E., Nadrowski, K., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2013). Changes in the Abundance of Grassland Species in Monocultures versus Mixtures and Their Relation to Biodiversity Effects. PLoS ONE 8, e75599.

Milcu, A., Allan, E., Roscher, C., Jenkins, T., Meyer, S.T., Flynn, D.F.B. et al. (2013). Functionally and phylogenetically diverse plant communities key to soil biota. Ecology.

Pérès, G., Cluzeau, D., Menasseri, S., Soussana, J.F., Bessler, H., Engels, C. et al. (2013). Mechanisms linking plant community properties to soil aggregate stability in an experimental grassland plant diversity gradient. Plant and Soil, 373, 285-299.

Pufal, G. & Klein, A.-M. (2013). Post-dispersal seed predation of three grassland species in a plant diversity experiment. Journal of Plant Ecology, 6, 468-479.

Roscher, C., Fergus, A.J.F., Petermann, J.S., Buchmann, N., Schmid, B. & Schulze, E.-D. (2013a). What happens to the sown species if a biodiversity experiment is not weeded? Basic and Applied Ecology, 14, 187-198.

Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Lipowsky, A., Gubsch, M., Weigelt, A., Pompe, S. et al. (2013). A functional trait-based approach to understand community assembly and diversity-productivity relationships over 7 years in experimental grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 15, 139-149.

Rzanny, M., Kuu, A. & Voigt W. (2013). Bottom-up and top-down forces structuring consumer communities in an experimental grassland. Oikos, 122, 967-976.

Schmitz, M., Flynn, D.B.F., Mwangi, P.N. , Schmid, R., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Weisser, W.W. et a. (2013). Consistent effects of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning under varying density and evenness. Folia Geobotanica, 48, 335-353.

Vogel, A., Eisenhauer, N., Weigelt, A. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2013a). Plant diversity does not buffer drought effects on early-stage litter mass loss rates and microbial properties. Global Change Biology, 19, 2795-2803.

Vogel, A., Fester, T., Eisenhauer, N., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2013b). Separating Drought Effects from Roof Artifacts on Ecosystem Processes in a Grassland Drought Experiment. PLoS ONE, 8, e70997.

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Bessler, H., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Buchmann, N., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schulze, E.-D. et al. (2012). Nitrogen uptake by grassland communities: contribution of N2 fixation, facilitation, complementarity, and species dominance. Plant and Soil, 358:, 301-322.

de Kroon, H., Hendriks, M., van Ruijven, J., Ravenek, J., Padilla, F.M., Jongejans, E. et al. (2012). Root responses to nutrients and soil biota: drivers of species coexistence and ecosystem productivity. Journal of Ecology, 100, 6-15.

Ebeling, A., Klein, A.M., Weisser, W.W. & Tscharntke, T. (2012). Multitrophic effects of experimental changes in plant diversity on cavity-nesting bees, wasps, and their parasitoids. Oecologia, 169, 453-465.

Eisenhauer, N. (2012). Aboveground-belowground interactions as a source of complementarity effects in biodiversity experiments. Plant and Soil, 351, 1-22.

Eisenhauer, N. & Reich, P.B. (2012). Above- and below-ground plant inputs both fuel soil food webs. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 45, 156-160.

Eisenhauer, N., Reich, P.B. & Isbell, F. (2012a). Decomposer diversity and identity influence plant diversity effects on ecosystem functioning. Ecology, 93, 2227-2240.

Eisenhauer, N., Reich, P. & Scheu S. (2012b). Increasing plant diversity effects on productivity with time due to delayed soil biota effects on plants. Basic and Applied Ecology, 13: 571-578.

Hudewenz, A., Klein, A.-M., Scherber, C., Stanke, L., Tscharntke, T., Vogel, A. et al. (2012). Herbivore and pollinator responses to grassland management intensity along experimental changes in plant species richness. Biological Conservation, 150, 42-52.

Khalsa, J., Fricke, T., Weisser, W.W., Weigelt, A. & Wachendorf, M. (2012). Effects of functional groups and species richness on biomass constituents relevant for combustion: results from a grassland diversity experiment. Grass and Forage Science, 69, 49-63.

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Allan, E., Weisser, W., Weigelt, A., Roscher, C., Fischer, M. & Hillebrand, H. (2011). More diverse plant communities have higher functioning over time due to turnover in complementary dominant species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108, 17034-17039.

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Gubsch, M., Roscher, C., Gleixner, G., Habekost, M., Lipowsky, A., Schmid, B. et al. (2011b). Foliar and soil d15N values reveal increased nitrogen partitioning among species in diverse grassland communities. Plant, Cell and Environment, 34, 895-908.

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Lipowsky, A., Schmid, B. & Roscher, C. (2011). Selection for monoculture and mixture genotypes in a biodiversity experiment. Basic and Applied Ecology, 12, 360-371.

Mraja, A., Unsicker, S.B., Reichelt, M., Gershenzon, J. & Roscher, C. (2011). Plant Community Diversity Influences Allocation to Direct Chemical Defence in Plantago lanceolata. PLoS ONE, 6, e28055.

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Oelmann, Y., Buchmann, N., Gleixner, G., Habekost, M., Roscher, C., Rosenkranz, S. et al. (2011a). Plant diversity effects on aboveground and belowground N pools in temperate grassland ecosystems: Development in the first 5 years after establishment. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25, GB2014.

Oelmann, Y., Richter, A.K., Roscher, C., Rosenkranz, S., Temperton, V.M., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2011b). Does plant diversity influence phosphorus cycling in experimental grasslands? Geoderma, 167/168, 178-187.

Roscher, C., Kutsch, W.L., Kolle, O., Ziegler, W. & Schulze E.-D. (2011a). Adjustment to the light environment in small-statured forbs as a strategy for complementary resource use in mixtures of grassland species. Annals of Botany, 107, 965-979.

Roscher, C., Kutsch, W.L. & Schulze, E.-D. (2011b). Light and nitrogen competition limit Lolium perenne in experimental grasslands of increasing plant diversity. Plant Biology, 13, 134-144.

Roscher, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schumacher, J., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N. & Schulze, E.D. (2011c). Plant resource-use characteristics as predictors for species contribution to community biomass in experimental grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics, 13, 1-13.

Roscher, C., Schmid, B., Buchmann, N., Weigelt, A. & Schulze E.-D. (2011d). Legume species differ in the responses of their functional traits to plant diversity. Oecologia, 165, 437-452.

Roscher, C., Thein, S., Weigelt, A., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N. & Schulze, E.-D. (2011e). N2 fixation and performance of 12 legume species in a 6-year grassland biodiversity experiment. Plant Soil, 341, 333-348.

Roscher, C., Weigelt, A., Proulx, R., Marquard, E., Schumacher, J., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2011f). Identifying population- and community-level mechanisms of diversity-stability relationships in experimental grasslands. Journal of Ecology, 99, 1460-1469.

Sabais, A.C.W., Scheu, S. & Eisenhauer, N. (2011). Plant species richness drives the density and diversity of Collembola in temperate grassland. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology, 37, 195-202.

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Asshoff, R., Scheu, S. & Eisenhauer, N. (2010). Different earthworm ecological groups interactively impact seedling establishment. European Journal of Soil Biology, 46, 330-334.

Eisenhauer, N., Ackermann, M., Gass, S., Klier, M., Migunova, V., Nitschke, N. et al. (2010a). Nematicide impacts on nematodes and feedbacks on plant productivity in a plant diversity gradient. Acta Oecologica, 36, 477-483.

Eisenhauer, N., Beßler, H., Engels, C., Gleixner, G., Habekost, M., Milcu, A. et al. (2010b). Plant diversity effects on soil microorganisms support the singular hypothesis. Ecology, 91, 485-496.

Eisenhauer, N., Butenschoen, O. , Radsick, S. & Scheu, S. (2010c). Earthworms as seedling predators: Importance of seeds and seedlings for earthworm nutrition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 42, 1245-1252.

Eisenhauer, N., Hörsch, V., Moeser, J. & Scheu, S. (2010d). Synergistic effects of microbial and animal decomposers on plant and herbivore performance. Basic and Applied Ecology, 11, 23-34.

Eisenhauer, N., Sabais, A.C.W., Schonert, F. & Scheu, S. (2010e). Soil arthropods beneficially rather than detrimentally impact plant performance in experimental grassland systems of different diversity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 42, 1418-1424.

König, S., Wubet, T., Dorman, C.F., Hempel, S., Renker, C. & Buscot F. (2010). TaqMan Real-Time PCR Assays To Assess Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Responses to Field Manipulation of Grassland Biodiversity: Effects of Soil Characteristics, Plant Species Richness, and Functional Traits. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76, 3765-3775.

Milcu, A., Thebault, E., Scheu, S. & Eisenhauser, N. (2010). Plant diversity enhances the reliability of belowground processes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 42, 2102-2110.

Nitschke, N., Ebeling, A., Rottstock, T., Scherber, C., Middelhoff, C., Creutzburg, S. et al. (2010). Time course of plant diversity effects on Centaurea jacea establishment and the role of competition and herbivory. Journal of Plant Ecology-Uk, 3, 109-121.

Petermann, J.S., Fergus, A.J.F. , Roscher, C., Turnbull, L.A., Weigelt, A. & Schmid, B. (2010a). Biology, chance or history? The predictable re-assembly of temperate grassland communities. Ecology, 91, 408-421.

Petermann, J.S., Müller, C.B, Roscher, C., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W. & Schmid, B. (2010b). Plant Species Loss Affects Life-History Traits of Aphids and Their Parasitoids. PLoS ONE, 5, e12053.

Petermann, J.S., Müller, C.B., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W. & Schmid, B. (2010c). Effect of plant species loss on aphid-parasitoid communities. Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 709-720.

Proulx, R., Wirth, C., Voigt, W., Weigelt, A., Roscher, C., Attinger, S. et al. (2010). Diversity Promotes Temporal Stability across Levels of Ecosystem Organization in Experimental Grasslands. PLoS ONE 5, e13382.

Sauheitl, L., Glaser, B., Dippold, M., Leiber, K. & Weigelt, A. (2010). Amino acid fingerprint of a grassland soil reflects changes in plant species richness. Plant and Soil, 334, 353-363.

Scherber, C., Eisenhauer, N., Weisser, W.W., Schmid, B., Voigt, W. Fischer, M. et al. (2010a). Bottom-up effects of plant diversity on multitrophic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. Nature, 468, 553-556.

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Scherber, C., Mwangi, P.N., Schmitz, M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Beßler, H., Engels, C. et al. (2010c). Biodiversity and belowground interactions mediate community invasion resistance against a tall herb invader. Journal of Plant Ecology-Uk, 3, 99-108.

Scherling, C., Roscher, C., Giavalisco, P., Schulze, E.D. & Weckwerth, W. (2010). Metabolomics Unravel Contrasting Effects of Biodiversity on the Performance of Individual Plant Species. PLoS ONE, 5, e12569.

Schmidtke, A., Rottstock, T., Gaedke, U. & Fischer, M. (2010). Plant community diversity and composition affect individual plant performance. Oecologia, 164, 665-677.

Weigelt, A., Marquard, E., Temperton, V.M., Roscher, C., Scherber, C., Mwangi, P. et al. (2010). The Jena-Experiment: six years of data from a grassland biodiversity experiment. Ecology, 91, 930-931.

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Bessler, H., Temperton, V.M., Roscher, C., Buchmann, N., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D. et al. (2009). Aboveground overyielding in grassland mixtures is associated with reduced biomass partitioning to belowground organs. Ecology, 90, 1520-1530.

Eisenhauer, N., Klier, M., Partsch, S., Sabais, A.C.W., Scherber, C., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2009a). No interactive effects of pesticides and plant diversity on soil microbial biomass and respiration. Applied Soil Ecology, 42, 31-36.

Eisenhauer, N., König, S., Sabais, A.C.W., Renker, C., Buscot, F. & Scheu S. (2009b). Impacts of earthworms and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomus intraradices) on plant performance are not interrelated. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41, 561-567.

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Eisenhauer, N., Milcu, A, Sabais, C.W., Bessler, H., Weigelt, A., Engels, C. et al. (2009d). Plant community impacts on the structure of earthworm communities depend on season and change with time. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 41, 561-567.

Eisenhauer, N., Milcu, A., Sabais, A.C.W. & Scheu, S. (2009e). Earthworms enhance plant regrowth in a grassland plant diversity gradient. European Journal of Soil Biology, 45, 455-458.

Eisenhauer, N., Schuy, M., Butenschoen, O. & Scheu S. (2009f). Direct and indirect effects of endogeic earthworms on plant seeds. Pedobiologia, 52, 151-162.

Marquard, E., Weigelt, A., Roscher, C., Gubsch, M., Lipowski, A. & Schmid, B. (2009a). Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship due to increased plant density. Journal of Ecology, 97, 696-704.

Marquard, E., Weigelt, A., Temperton, V.M., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Buchmann, N. et al. (2009b). Plant species richness and functional composition drive overyielding in a 6-year grassland experiment. Ecology, 90, 3290-3302.

Roscher, C., Beßler, H., Oelmann, Y., Engels, C., Wilcke, W. & Schulze, E.D. (2009a). Resources, recruitment limitation and invader species identity determine pattern of spontaneous invasion in experimental grasslands. Journal of Ecology, 97, 32-47.

Roscher, C., Schmid, B. & Schulze E.D. (2009b). Non-random recruitment of invader species in experimental grasslands. Oikos, 118, 1524-1540.

Roscher, C., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N. & Schulze E.D. (2009c). Community assembly and biomass production in regularly and never weeded experimental grasslands. Acta Oecologica, 35, 206-217.

Sauheitl, L., Glaser, B. & Weigelt, A. (2009a). Advantages of compound-specific stable isotope measurements over bulk measurements in studies on plant uptake of intact amino acids. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 23, 3333-3342.

Sauheitl, L., Glaser, B. & Weigelt A. (2009b) Uptake of intact amino acids by plants depends on soil amino acid concentrations. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 66, 145-152.

Schumacher, J. & Roscher, C. (2009). Differential effects of functional traits on aboveground biomass in semi-natural grasslands. Oikos, 118, 1659-1668.

Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Buchmann, N. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2009). Biodiversity for multifunctional grasslands: equal productivity in high-diversity low-input and low-diversity high-input systems. Biogeosciences, 6, 1695-1706.

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Daßler, A., Roscher, C., Temperton, V.M., Schumacher, J. & Schulze, E.D. (2008). Adaptive survival mechanisms and growth limitations of small-stature herb species across a plant diversity gradient. Plant Biology, 10, 573-587.

Ebeling A., Klein, A.-M., Schumacher, J., Weisser, W.W. & Tscharntke, T. (2008). How does plant richness affect pollinator richness and temporal stability of flower visits? Oikos, 117, 1808-1815.

Eisenhauer, N., Marhan, S. & Scheu, S. (2008a). Assessment of anecic behavior in selected earthworm species: Effects on wheat seed burial, seedling establishment, wheat growth and litter incorporation. Applied Soil Ecology, 38, 79-82.

Eisenhauer, N., Milcu, A., Sabais, A.C.W. & Scheu, S. (2008b). Animal ecosystem engineers modulate the diversity-invasibility relationship. PLoS ONE, 3, e3489.

Eisenhauer, N. & Scheu, S. (2008a). Earthworms as drivers of the competition between grasses and legumes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 40, 2650-2659.

Eisenhauer, N. & Scheu, S. (2008b). Invasibility of experimental grassland communities: the role of earthworms, plant functional group identity and seed size. Oikos, 117, 1026-1036.

Eisenhauer, N., Straube, D. & Scheu, S. (2008c). Efficiency of two widespread non-destructive extraction methods under dry soil conditions for different ecological earthworm groups. European Journal of Soil Biology, 44, 141-145.

Fischer, M., Rottstock, T., Marquard, E., Middelhoff, C., Roscher, C., Temperton, V.M. et al. (2008). The Jena trial demonstrates the benefits of floristic diversity to pastures. Fourrages, 195, 275-286.

Habekost, M., Eisenhauer, N., Scheu, S., Steinbeiss, S., Weigelt, A. & Gleixner, G. (2008) Seasonal changes in the soil microbial community in a grassland plant diversity gradient four years after establishment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 40, 2588-2595.

Lorentzen, S., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Schulze, E.D. & Schmid, B. (2008). Species richness and identity affect the use of aboveground space in experimental grasslands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics, 10, 73-87.

Milcu, A., Partsch, S., Scherber, C., Weisser, W.W. & Scheu S. (2008). Earthworms and legumes control litter decomposition in a plant diversity gradient. Ecology, 89, 1872-1882.

Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Weisser, W.W. & Schulze, E.-D. (2008a). Genetic identity affects performance of species in grasslands of different plant diversity: An experiment with Lolium perenne cultivars. Annals of Botany, 102, 113-125.

Roscher, C., Thein, S., Schmid, B. & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. (2008b). Complementary nitrogen use among potentially dominant species in a biodiversity experiment varies between two years. Journal of Ecology, 96, 477-488.

Schmid, B., Hector, A., Saha, P. & Loreau, M. (2008). Biodiversity effects and transgressive overyielding. Journal of Plant Ecology, 1, 95-102.

Specht, J., Scherber, C., Unsicker, S.B., Köhler, G. & Weisser, W.W. (2008). Diversity and beyond: plant functional identity determines herbivore performance. Journal of Animal Ecology, 77, 1047 - 1055.

Steinbeiss, S., Beßler, H., Engels, C., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N., Roscher, C. et al. (2008a). Plant diversity positively affects short-term soil carbon storage in experimental grasslands. Global Change Biology, 14, 2937-2949.

Steinbeiss, S., Temperton, V.M. & Gleixner G. (2008b). Mechanisms of short-term soil carbon storage in experimental grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 40, 2634-2642.

Thein, S., Roscher, C. & Schulze, E.D. (2008). Effects of trait plasticity on aboveground biomass production depend on species identity in experimental grasslands. Basic and Applied Ecology, 9, 475-484.

Weigelt, A., Schumacher, J., Roscher, C. & Schmid B. (2008). Does biodiversity increase spatial stability in plant community biomass? Ecology Letters, 11, 338-347.

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Chung, H., Zak, D.R., Reich, P.B. & Ellsworth, D.S. (2007). Plant species richness, elevated CO2, and atmospheric nitrogen deposition alter soil microbial community composition and function. Global Change Biology, 13, 980-989.

Heisse K., Roscher C., Schumacher J. & Schulze E.D. (2007). Establishment of grassland species in monocultures: Different strategies lead to success. Oecologia, 152, 435-447. 

Mwangi P.N., Schmitz M., Scherber C., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Roscher C., Schumacher J., Weisser W.W. & Schmid B. (2007). Niche pre-emption increases with species richness in plant communities. Journal of Ecology, 95, 65-78. 

Oelmann, Y., Kreutziger, Y., Bol, R. & Wilcke, W. (2007a). Nitrate leaching in soil: Tracing the NO3- sources with the help of stable N and O isotopes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 39, 3024-3033.

Oelmann, Y., Kreutziger, Y., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J. et al. (2007b). Nitrogen and phosphorus budgets in experimental grasslands of variable diversity. Journal of Environmental Quality, 36, 396-407.

Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W., Temperton, V.M., Buchmann, N., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J. et al. (2007c). Soil and plant nitrogen pools as related to plant diversity in an experimental grassland. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 71, 720-729.

Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Foitzik, O. & Schulze, E.-D. (2007a). Resistance to rust fungi in Lolium perenne depends on within-species variation and performance of the host species in grasslands of different plant diversity. Oecologia, 153, 173-183.

Roscher R., Schumacher J., Weisser W.W., Schmid B. & Schulze E.-D. (2007b). Detecting the role of individual species for overyielding in experimental grassland communities composed of potentially dominant species. Oecologia, 154, 535-549.

Temperton, V.M., Mwangi, P.N., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B. & Buchmann, N. (2007). Positive interactions between nitrogen-fixing legumes and four different neighbouring species in a biodiversity experiment. Oecologia, 151, 190-205.

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Milcu, A., Partsch, S., Langel, R. & Scheu, S. (2006a). The response of decomposers (earthworms, springtails and microorganisms) to variations in species and functional group diversity of plants. Oikos, 112, 513-524.

Milcu, A., Schumacher, J. & Scheu, S. (2006b). Earthworms (Lumbricus terrestris) affect plant seedling recruitment and microhabitat heterogeneity. Functional Ecology, 20, 261-268.

Partsch S., Milcu A. & Scheu S. (2006). Decomposers (lumbricidae, collembola) affect plant performance in model grasslands of different diversity. Ecology, 87, 2548-2558.

Renker C., Weißhuhn K., Kellner H. & Buscot F. (2006). Rationalizing molecular analysis of field-collected roots for assessing diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: to pool, or not to pool, that is the question. Mycorrhiza, 16, 535-531.

Scherber C.D., Milcu A., Partsch S., Scheu S. & Weisser, W.W. (2006a). The effects of plant diversity and insect herbivory on Rumex acetosa L. (Polygonaceae) in experimental grassland. Journal of Ecology, 94, 922-931.

Scherber, C., Mwangi, P.N., Temperton, V.M., Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Schmid, B. et al. (2006b). Effects of plant diversity on invertebrate herbivory in experimental grassland. Oecologia, 147, 489-500.

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Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W. & Bol, R. (2005). Nitrogen-15 in NO3- characterises differently reactive soil organic N pools. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 19, 3177-3181.

Roscher, C., Temperton, V.M., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmitz, M., Schumacher, J., Schmid, B. et al. (2005). Overyielding in experimental grassland communities - irrespective of species pool or spatial scale. Ecology Letters, 8, 419-429.

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Roscher, C., Schumacher, J., Baade, J., Wilcke, W., Gleixner, G., Weisser, W.W. et al. (2004). The role of biodiversity for element cycling and trophic interactions: an experimental approach in a grassland community. Basic and Applied Ecology, 5, 107-121.




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Chen, H., Mommer, L., van Ruijven, J., de Kroon, H., Fischer, C., Gessler, A. et al. (2017). Plant species richness negatively affects root decomposition in grasslands. Journal of Ecology, 105, 209-218.

Cortois, R., Veen, C., Duyts, H., Abbas, M., Strecker, T., Kostenko, O. et al. (2017). Possible mechanisms underlying abundance and diversity responses of nematode communities to plant diversity. Ecosphere, in press.

Wright, A.J., de Kroon, H., Visser, E.J.W., Buchmann, T., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N. et al. (2017). Plants are less negatively affected by flooding when growing in species-rich plant communities. New Phytologist, 213, 645-656.