Prof Helge Bruelheide

Academic positions


  • since 2004 Professor for Geobotany at the Institute of Biology / Geobotany and Botanical Garden, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 2001–2003 Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Research, Goettingen University
  • 1995–2001 Research assistant in the Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Research, Goettingen University
  • 1990–1996 Research assistant of the Department of Vegetation Science, Göttingen
  • 1986–1990 Scientific assistant in various courses and research projects



  • 2001Habilitation (venia legendi for botany)
  • 1995 Dissertation (summa cum laude), University of Göttingen, "Vegetation and site conditions of grassland communities of the Harz Mountains. With a contribution to the classification principles of using statistically derived species groups."
  • 1989Diploma, University of Göttingen, "The vegetation of limestone grasslands at the eastern and western foothills of the Meissner Mountains" (with highest honours) 

Editorial boards


  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Vegetation Science
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Tuexenia
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Hercynia
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Arid Land
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Plant Ecology

Committees and memberships


  • Floristisch-Soziologische AG e.V. (Flor.-Soz.)
    • International Association of Vegetation Science (IAVS)
    • European Vegetation Survey (EVS)
    • Ecological Society of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein (GfÖ)
    • Council member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Harz National Park
    • Elected member of the Advisory Council of the “International Association of Vegetation Science” (IAVS)
    • Elected member of the DFG Review Board „Plant sciences“ (Fachkollegium 202) in the discipline „Plant ecology and ecosystem research“ 

iDiv publications


Bongers, F. J., Schmid, B., Durka, W., Li, S., Bruelheide, H., Hahn, C. Z., Yan, H., Ma, K.,Liu, X.

(2020): Genetic richness affects trait variation but not community productivity in a tree diversity experiment. New Phytologist

Bruelheide, H., Jansen, F., Jandt, U., Bernhardt-Römermann, M., Bonn, A., Bowler, D., Dengler, J., Eichenberg, D., Grescho, V., Harter, D., Jugelt, M., Kellner, S., Ludwig, M., Wesche, K., Lütt, S.

(2020): Using incomplete floristic monitoring data from habitat mapping programmes to detect species trends. Diversity and Distributions

Bruelheide, H., Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Jandt, U., Sabatini, F. M.

(2020): Deriving site-specific species pools from large databases. Ecography *

Chen, Y., Huang, Y., Niklaus, P. A., Castro-Izaguirre, N., Clark, A. T., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K., Schmid, B.

(2020): Directed species loss reduces community productivity in a subtropical forest biodiversity experiment. Nature Ecology & Evolution (in press) *

Fichtner, A., Schnabel, F., Bruelheide, H., Kunz, M., Mausolf, K., Schuldt, A., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G

(2020): Neighbourhood diversity mitigates drought impacts on tree growth. Journal of Ecology 108(3), 865-875 *

Kattge, J., ..., Bruelheide, H., ..., De Frutos, A.,..., Durka, W., ..., Erfmeier, A., ..., Jandt, U., ..., Klotz, S., ..., Kühn, I.,..., Römermann, C., ..., Roscher, C., ..., Rüger, N.,..., Wirth, C., Nutrient, N.

(2020): TRY plant trait database - enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26(1), 119-188

Pe'er, G., Bonn, A., Bruelheide, H., Dieker, P., Eisenhauer, N., Feindt, P., Hagedorn, G., Hansjürgens, B., Herzon, I., Lomba, Â., Marquard, E., Moreira, F., Nitsch, H., Oppermann, R., Perino, A., Röder, N., Schleyer, C., Schindler, S., Wolf, C., Lakner, S.

(2020): Action needed for the EU Common Agricultural Policy to address sustainability challenges. People and Nature *

Schöps, R., Goldmann, K., Korell, L., Bruelheide, H., Wubet, T., Buscot, F.

(2020): Resident and phytometer plants host comparable rhizosphere fungal communities in managed grassland ecosystems. Scientific Reports 10(1)

Baeten, L., Bruelheide, H., van der Plas, F., Kambach, S., Ratcliffe, S., Jucker, T., Allan, E., Ampoorter, E., Barbaro, L., Bastias, C. C., et al.

(2019): Identifying the tree species compositions that maximize ecosystem functioning in European forests. Journal of Applied Ecology 56(3), 733-44

Bastias, C. C., Truchado, D. A., Valladares, F., Benavides, R., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Coppi, A., Finér, L., Gimeno, T. E., Jaroszewicz, B., Scherer–Lorenzen, M., Selvi, F., Cruz, M. D. l.

(2019): Species richness influences the spatial distribution of trees in European forests. Oikos (in press)

Blowes, S. A., Supp, S. R., Antão, L. H., Bates, A., Bruelheide, H., Chase, J. M., ..., Winter, M., Bjorkman, A. D., Bowler, D. E., ..., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Jones, H. P., Navarro, L. M. et al.

(2019): The geography of biodiversity change in marine and terrestrial assemblages. Science 366(6463), 339-345 *

Bowler, D. E., Bjorkman, A. D., Dornelas, M., Myers-Smith, I. H., Navarro, L. M., ..., Blowes, S. A., Böhning-Gaese, K., Bruelheide, H., ..., Hines, J., ..., Cabral, J. S., Winter, M., Bates, A. E.

(2019): Mapping human pressures across the planet uncovers anthropogenic threat complexes. bioRxiv (in press) *

Breitschwerdt, E., Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H.

(2019): Trait–performance relationships of grassland plant species differ between common garden and field conditions. Ecology and Evolution 9(4), 1691-701

Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Purschke, O., Hennekens, S. M., Chytrý, M., Pillar, V. D., Jansen, F., Kattge, J., Sandel, B., Aubin, I., Biurrun, I., Field, R., Haider, S., Jandt, U., Lenoir, J., Peet, R. K., Peyre, G., Sabatini, F. M., Schmidt, M., Schrodt, F., Winter, M., ..., Kühl, H., Kühn, I., ..., Sop, T., ..., Virtanen, R., von Wehrden, H., Wagner, V., Walker, D. A., Wana, D., Weiher, E., Wesche, K., et al.

(2019): sPlot – a new tool for global vegetation analyses. Journal of Vegetation Science 30(2), 161-86

Chase, J. M., McGill, B. J., Thompson, P. L., Antão, L. H., Bates, A. E., Blowes, S. A., Dornelas, M., Gonzalez, A., Magurran, A. E., Supp, S. R., Winter, M., Bjorkman, A. D., Bruelheide, H., Byrnes, J. E. K., Cabral, J. S., Elahi, R., Gomez, C., Guzman, H. M., Isbell, F., Myers-Smith, I. H., Jones, H. P., Hines, J., Vellend, M., Waldock, C., O'Connor, M.

(2019): Species richness change across spatial scales. Oikos 128(8), 1079-1091 *

Dietz, S., Herz, K., Döll, S., Haider, S., Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H., Scheel, D.

(2019): Semi-polar root exudates in natural grassland communities. Ecology and Evolution 9(10), 5526-5541

Eisenhauer, N., ..., A. D. Barnes, K. Barry, A. Bonn, U. Brose, H. Bruelheide, ..., F. Buscot, ..., O. Ferlian, ..., D. P. Giling, ..., H. Hillebrand, J. Hines, ..., B. König-Ries, ..., C. Roscher, ..., M. Türke, N. M. van Dam, F. van der Plas, A. Vogel, ..., A. Weigelt, ..., C. Wirth,  M. Jochum

(2019): A multitrophic perspective on biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. In: Nico Eisenhauer, David A. Bohan, Alex J. Dumbrell (Eds.) Mechanisms underlying the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem function Advances in Ecological Research, p. 1-54 *

Germany, M. S., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A.

(2019): Janzen-Connell effects in a forest BEF experiment: Strong distance-dependent seedling establishment of multiple species. Ecology 100(8)

Goebes, P., K. Schmidt, S. Seitz, S. Both, H. Bruelheide, A. Erfmeier, T. Scholten, P. Kühn

(2019): The strength of soil-plant interactions under forest is related to a Critical Soil Depth. Scientific Reports 9(1)

Heklau, H., Jetschke, G., Bruelheide, H., Seidler, G., Haider, S.

(2019): Species-specific responses of wood growth to flooding and climate in floodplain forests in Central Germany. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 12, 226-36

Jansen, F., Bonn, A., Bowler, D. E., Bruelheide, H., Eichenberg, D

(2019): Moderately common plants show highest relative losses. Conservation Letters (in press) *

Kambach, S., Allan, E., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Coomes, D. A., Haase, J., ..., Bruelheide, H.

(2019): How do trees respond to species mixing in experimental compared to observational studies?. Ecology and Evolution 9(19), 11254-11266

Kambach, S., Lenoir, J., Decocq, G., Welk, E., Seidler, G., Dullinger, S., Gégout, J.-C., Guisan, A., Pauli, H., Svenning, J.-C., Vittoz, P., Wohlgemuth, T., Zimmermann, N. E., Bruelheide, H.

(2019): Of niches and distributions: range size increases with niche breadth both globally and regionally but regional estimates poorly relate to global estimates. Ecography 42(3), 467-77

Kunz, M., Fichtner, A., Härdtle, W., Raumonen, P., Bruelheide, H., von Oheimb, G.

(2019): Neighbour species richness and local structural variability modulate aboveground allocation patterns and crown morphology of individual trees. Ecology Letters 22(12), 2130-2140

Ladouceur, E., C. Bonomi, H. Bruelheide et al.

(2019): The functional trait spectrum of European temperate grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science (in press) *

Li, Y., H. Bruelheide, T. Scholten, B. Schmid, Z. Sun, N. Zhang, W. Bu, X. Liu, K. 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(5), 882-893

Mupepele, A. C., H. Bruelheide, J. Dauber, A. Kruss, T. Pottast, W. Wagele, A. M. Klein

(2019): Insect decline and its drivers: Unsupported conclusions in a poorly performed meta-analysis on trends-A critique of Sanchez-Bayo and Wyckhuys (2019). Basic and Applied Ecology 37, 20-23

Rentschler, T., Gries, P., Behrens, T., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, P., Seitz, S., Shi, X., Trogisch, S., Scholten, T., Schmidt, K.

(2019): Comparison of catchment scale 3D and 2.5D modelling of soil organic carbon stocks in Jiangxi Province, PR China. PLOS ONE 14(8)

Ristok, C., K. N. Leppert, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, P. A. Niklaus, H. Bruelheide

(2019): Soil macrofauna and leaf functional traits drive the decomposition of secondary metabolites in leaf litter. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 135, 429-437 *

Schuldt, A., Ebeling, A., Kunz, M., Staab, M., Guimarães-Steinicke, C., Bachmann, D., Buchmann, N., Durka, W., Fichtner, A., Fornoff, F., Härdtle, W., Hertzog, L. R., Klein, A.-M., Roscher, C., Schaller, J., von Oheimb, G., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W., Wirth, C., Zhang, J., Bruelheide, H., Eisenhauer, N.

(2019): Multiple plant diversity components drive consumer communities across ecosystems. Nature Communications 10(1), 1460

Skarbek, C. J., Noack, M., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G., Scholten, T., Seitz, S., Staab, M.

(2019): A tale of scale: Plot but not neighbourhood tree diversity increases leaf litter ant diversity. Journal of Animal Ecology (in press)

Sporbert, M., H. Bruelheide, G. Seidler, P. Keil, U. Jandt, G. Austrheim, I. Biurrun, J. A. Campos, A. Čarni, M. Chytrý, J. Csiky, E. De Bie, J. Dengler, V. Golub, J.-A. Grytnes, A. Indreica, F. Jansen, M. Jiroušek, J. Lenoir, M. Luoto, C. Marcenò, J. E. Moeslund, A. Pérez-Haase, S. Rūsiņa, V. Vandvik, K. Vassilev, E. Welk

(2019): Assessing sampling coverage of species distribution in biodiversity databases. Journal of Vegetation Science 30(4), 620-632

Steidinger, B. S., T. W. Crowther, J. Liang, M. E. Van Nuland, G. D. A. Werner, P. B. Reich, G. Nabuurs, S. de-Miguel, M. Zhou, N. Picard, B. Herault, X. Zhao, C. Zhang, D. Routh, K. G. Peay, ..., H. Bruelheide et al.

(2019): Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569(7756), 404-408

van der Sande, M. T., Bruelheide, H., ..., Haider, S., ..., Purschke, O., Pyšek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., ..., Jandt, U., ..., Kattge, J., Kearsley, E., Klotz, S., ..., Knight, T. M.

(2019): Similar factors underlie tree abundance in forests in native and alien ranges. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29(2), 281-294

Vieira, S., Sikorski, J., Dietz, S., Herz, K., Schrumpf, M., Bruelheide, H., Scheel, D., Friedrich, M. W., Overmann, J.

(2019): Drivers of the composition of active rhizosphere bacterial communities in temperate grasslands. The ISME Journal 14(2), 463-475

Wang, M.-Q., Li, Y., Chesters, D., Anttonen, P., Bruelheide, H., Chen, J.-T., Durka, W., ..., von Oheimb, G., Wu, C.-S., Zhang, N.-L., Zhou, Q.-S., Schuldt, A., Zhu, C.-D.

(2019): Multiple components of plant diversity loss determine herbivore phylogenetic diversity in a subtropical forest experiment. Journal of Ecology 107(6), 2697-2712

Weigand, A., Abrahamczyk, S., Aubin, I., Bita-Nicolae, C., Bruelheide, H., ..., J., Dengler, J., Gasper, A. L. d., Guerin, G. R., Haider, S., Hernández-Rojas, A., Jandt, U. et al.

(2019): Global fern and lycophyte richness explained: How regional and local factors shape plot richness. Journal of Biogeography 47(1), 59-71

Weißbecker, C., Heintz-Buschart, A., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Wubet, T.

(2019): Linking Soil Fungal Generality to Tree Richness in Young Subtropical Chinese Forests. Microorganisms 7(11) *

Welk, A., Welk, E., Baudis, M., Böckelmann, J., Bruelheide, H.

(2019): Plant species’ range type determines local responses to biotic interactions and land use. Ecology 100(12)

Binkenstein, J., Klein, A.-M., Assmann, T., Buscot, F., Erfmeier, A., Ma, K., Pietsch, K. A., Schmidt, K., Scholten, T., Wubet, T., Bruelheide, H., Schuldt, A., Staab, M.

(2018): Multi-trophic guilds respond differently to changing elevation in a subtropical forest. Ecography 41(6), 1013-23

Bjorkman, A. D., Myers-Smith, I. H., Elmendorf, S. C., Normand, S., Thomas, H. J. D., Alatalo, J. M., Alexander, H., Anadon-Rosell, A., Angers-Blondin, S., Bai, Y., Baruah, G., te Beest, M., Berner, L., Björk, R. G., Blok, D., Bruelheide, H., Buchwal, A., Buras, A., Carbognani, M., Christie, K., Collier, L. S., Cooper, E. J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Dickinson, K. J. M., Dullinger, S., Elberling, B., Eskelinen, A., et al.

(2018): Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27(12), 1402-11

Breitschwerdt, E., Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H.

(2018): Using co-occurrence information and trait composition to understand individual plant performance in grassland communities. Scientific Reports 8, 9076

Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Purschke, O., Lenoir, J., Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Hennekens, S. M., Botta-Dukat, Z., Chytry, M., Field, R., Jansen, F., Kattge, J., Pillar, V. D., Schrodt, F., Mahecha, M. D., Peet, R. K., Sandel, B., van Bodegom, P., Altman, J., Alvarez-Davila, E., Khan, M., Attorre, F., Aubin, I., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J. G., Bauters, M., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Bjorkman, A. D., Blonder, B., Carni, A., Cayuela, L., Cerny, T., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Craven, D., Dainese, M., Derroire, G., De Sanctis, M., Diaz, S., Dolezal, J., Farfan-Rios, W., Feldpausch, T. R., Fenton, N. J., Garnier, E., Guerin, G. R., Gutierrez, A. G., Haider, S., Hattab, T., Henry, G., Herault, B., Higuchi, P., Holzel, N., Homeier, J., Jentsch, A., Jurgens, N., Kacki, Z., Karger, D. N., Kessler, M., Kleyer, M., Knollova, I., Korolyuk, A. Y., Kühn, I., Laughlin, D. C., Lens, F., Loos, J., Louault, F., Lyubenova, M. I., Malhi, Y., Marceno, C., Mencuccini, M., Muller, J. V., Munzinger, J., Myers-Smith, I. H., Neill, D. A., Niinemets, U., Orwin, K. H., Ozinga, W. A., Penuelas, J., Perez-Haase, A., Petrik, P., Phillips, O. L., Partel, M., Reich, P. B., Römermann, C., Rodrigues, A. V., Sabatini, F. M., Sardans, J., Schmidt, M., Seidler, G., Espejo, J. E. S., Silveira, M., Smyth, A., Sporbert, M., Svenning, J. C., Tang, Z. Y., Thomas, R., Tsiripidis, I., Vassilev, K., Violle, C., Virtanen, R., Weiher, E., Welk, E., Wesche, K., Winter, M., Wirth, C., Jandt, U.

(2018): Global trait-environment relationships of plant communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2(12), 1906-17

De Wandeler, H., Bruelheide, H., Dawud, S. M., Dănilă, G., Domisch, T., Finer, L., Hermy, M., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F.-X., Müller, S., et al.

(2018): Tree identity rather than tree diversity drives earthworm communities in European forests. Pedobiologia 67, 16-25

Djukic, I., ..., Auge, H., ..., Bruelheide, H., ..., Schädler, M., ..., Eisenhauer, N., ..., Trogisch, S., TeaComposition, et al.

(2018): Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment 628-629, 1369-94

Dornelas, M., Antão, L. H., Moyes, F., Bates, A. E., Magurran, A. E., Adam, D., Akhmetzhanova, A. A., Appeltans, W., Arcos, J. M., Arnold, H., Ayyappan, N., Badihi, G., Baird, A. H., Barbosa, M., Barreto, T. E., Bässler, C., Bellgrove, A., Belmaker, J., Benedetti‐Cecchi, L., Bett, B. J., Bjorkman, A. D., Błażewicz, M., Blowes, S. A., Bloch, C. P., Bonebrake, T. C., Boyd, S., Bradford, M., Brooks, A. J., Brown, J. H., Bruelheide, H., ..., Jandt, U., et al.

(2018): BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27(7), 760-786

Ferlian, O., Cesarz, S., Craven, D., Hines, J., Barry, K. E., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Haider, S., Heklau, H., Herrmann, S., Kühn, P., Pruschitzki, U., Schädler, M., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Wubet, T., Eisenhauer, N.

(2018): Mycorrhiza in tree diversity–ecosystem function relationships: conceptual framework and experimental implementation. Ecosphere 9(5), e02226

Fichtner, A., Hardtle, W., Bruelheide, H., Kunz, M., Li, Y., von Oheimb, G.

(2018): Neighbourhood interactions drive overyielding in mixed-species tree communities. Nature Communications 9(1144)

Grossman, J. J., Vanhellemont, M., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D., Hector, A., Jactel, H., Kreft, H., Mereu, S., Messier, C., Muys, B., Nock, C., Paquette, A., Parker, J., Perring, M. P., Ponette, Q., Reich, P. B., Schuldt, A., et al.

(2018): Synthesis and future research directions linking tree diversity to growth, survival, and damage in a global network of tree diversity experiments. Environmental and Experimental Botany 152, 68-89

Haider, S., Kueffer, C., Bruelheide, H., Seipel, T., Alexander, J. M., Rew, L. J., Arévalo, J. R., Cavieres, L. A., McDougall, K. L., Milbau, A., Naylor, B. J., Speziale, K., Pauchard, A.

(2018): Mountain roads and non‐native species modify elevational patterns of plant diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27(6), 667-78

Huang, Y., Chen, Y., Castro-Izaguirre, N., Baruffol, M., Brezzi, M., Lang, A. N., Li, Y., Hardtle, W., Oheimb, G., Yang, X., Liu, X., Pei, K., Both, S., Yang, B., Eichenberg, D., Assmann, T., Bauhus, J., Behrens, T., Buscot, F., Chen, X. Y., Chesters, D., Ding, B. Y., Durka, W., Erfmeier, A., Fang, J., Fischer, M., Guo, L. D., Guo, D., Gutknecht, J. L. M., He, J. S., He, C. L., Hector, A., Hoenig, L., Hu, R. Y., Klein, A. M., Kuehn, P., Liang, Y., Li, S., Michalski, S., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmidt, K., Scholten, T., Schuldt, A., Shi, X., Tan, M. Z., Tang, Z., Trogisch, S., Wang, Z., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Wubet, T., Xiang, W., Yu, M., Yu, X. D., Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Zhang, N., Zhou, H. Z., Zhu, C. D., Zhu, L., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K., Niklaus, P. A., Schmid, B.

(2018): Impacts of species richness on productivity in a large-scale subtropical forest experiment. Science 362(6410)

Liu, X. J., Trogisch, S., He, J. S., Niklaus, P. A., Bruelheide, H., Tang, Z. Y., Erfmeier, A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Pietsch, K. A., Yang, B., et al.

(2018): Tree species richness increases ecosystem carbon storage in subtropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences 285(1885)

Peters, K., Gorzolka, K., Bruelheide, H., Neumann, S.

(2018): Computational workflow to study the seasonal variation of secondary metabolites in nine different bryophytes. Scientific Data 5(180179)

Peters, K., Gorzolka, K., Bruelheide, H., Neumann, S.

(2018): Seasonal variation of secondary metabolites in nine different bryophytes. Ecology and Evolution 8(17), 9105-17

Peters, K., Worrich, A., Weinhold, A., Alka, O., Balcke, G., Birkemeyer, C., Bruelheide, H., Calf, O. W., Dietz, S., Duhrkop, K., Gaquerel, E., Heinig, U., Kucklich, M., Macel, M., Muller, C., Poeschl, Y., Pohnert, G., Ristok, C., Rodriguez, V. M., Ruttkies, C., Schuman, M., Schweiger, R., Shahaf, N., Steinbeck, C., Tortosa, M., Treutler, H., Ueberschaar, N., Velasco, P., Weiss, B. M., Widdig, A., Neumann, S., van Dam, N. M.

(2018): Current Challenges in Plant Eco-Metabolomics. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 19(5)

Rana, R., Herz, K., Bruelheide, H., Dietz, S., Haider, S., Jandt, U., Pena, R.

(2018): Leaf Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared (ATR-FTIR) biochemical profile of grassland plant species related to land-use intensity. Ecological Indicators 84(Supplement C), 803-10

Schops, R., Goldmann, K., Herz, K., Lentendu, G., Schoning, I., Bruelheide, H., Wubet, T., Buscot, F.

(2018): Land-Use Intensity Rather Than Plant Functional Identity Shapes Bacterial and Fungal Rhizosphere Communities. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 2711

Schuldt, A., Assmann, T., Brezzi, M., Buscot, F., Eichenberg, D., Gutknecht, J., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Klein, A.-M., Kühn, P., Liu, X., Ma, K., Niklaus, P. A., Pietsch, K. A., Purahong, W., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Scholten, T., Staab, M., Tang, Z., Trogisch, S., von Oheimb, G., Wirth, C., Wubet, T., Zhu, C.-D., Bruelheide, H.

(2018): Biodiversity across trophic levels drives multifunctionality in highly diverse forests. Nature Communications 9, 2989

van der Plas, F., Ratcliffe, S., Ruiz-Benito, P., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Barbaro, L., Bastias, C. C., Bauhus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Charbonnier, Y., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Dahlgren, J., Checko, E., Coppi, A., Dawud, S. M., Deconchat, M., De Smedt, P., De Wandeler, H., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Fotelli, M., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Haase, J., Hättenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F.-X., Jucker, T., Kambach, S., Kaendler, G., Kattge, J., Koricheva, J., Kunstler, G., Lehtonen, A., Liebergesell, M., et al.

(2018): Continental mapping of forest ecosystem functions reveals a high but unrealised potential for forest multifunctionality. Ecology Letters 21(1), 31-42

Weißbecker, C., Wubet, T., Lentendu, G., Kuhn, P., Scholten, T., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F.

(2018): Experimental Evidence of Functional Group-Dependent Effects of Tree Diversity on Soil Fungi in Subtropical Forests. Frontiers in Microbiology 9(2312)

Zhang, N. L., Li, Y. N., Wubet, T., Bruelheide, H., Liang, Y., Purahong, W., Buscot, F., Ma, K. P.

(2018): Tree species richness and fungi in freshly fallen leaf litter: Unique patterns of fungal species composition and their implications for enzymatic decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 127, 120-26

Alberti, G., Nock, C., Fornasier, F., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., De Nobili, M., Peressotti, A., Hoenig, L., Bruelheide, H., Bauhus, J.

(2017): Tree functional diversity influences belowground ecosystem functioning. Applied Soil Ecology 120, 160-68

Bu, W., Schmid, B., Liu, X., Li, Y., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G., Liang, Y., Sun, Z., Huang, Y., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K.

(2017): Interspecific and intraspecific variation in specific root length drives aboveground biodiversity effects in young experimental forest stands. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 158-69

Engst, K., Baasch, A., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Predicting the establishment success of introduced target species in grassland restoration by functional traits. Ecology and Evolution 7(18), 7442-53

Fichtner, A., Härdtle, W., Li, Y., Bruelheide, H., Kunz, M., von Oheimb, G.

(2017): From competition to facilitation: how tree species respond to neighbourhood diversity. Ecology Letters 20(7), 892-900

Finér, L., Domisch, T., Dawud, S. M., Raulund-Rasmussen, K., Vesterdal, L., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Selvi, F., Valladares, F.

(2017): Conifer proportion explains fine root biomass more than tree species diversity and site factors in major European forest types. Forest Ecology and Management 406(Supplement C), 330-50

Herz, K., Dietz, S., Haider, S., Jandt, U., Scheel, D., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Drivers of intraspecific trait variation of grass and forb species in German meadows and pastures. Journal of Vegetation Science 28(4), 705-16

Herz, K., Dietz, S., Haider, S., Jandt, U., Scheel, D., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Predicting individual plant performance in grasslands. Ecology and Evolution 7(21), 8958-65

Korell, L., Lang, B. R., Hensen, I., Auge, H., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Interactions count: plant origin, herbivory and disturbance jointly explain seedling recruitment and community structure. Scientific Reports 7, 8288

Li, Y., Kröber, W., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G.

(2017): Crown and leaf traits as predictors of subtropical tree sapling growth rates. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 136-45

Ma, K., He, J.-S., Bruelheide, H., Klein, A.-M., Liu, X., Schmid, B.

(2017): Biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research in Chinese subtropical forests. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 1-3

Nguyen, D., Boberg, J., Cleary, M., Bruelheide, H., Hönig, L., Koricheva, J., Stenlid, J.

(2017): Foliar fungi of Betula pendula: impact of tree species mixtures and assessment methods. Scientific Reports 7(41801)

Pei, Z., Leppert, K. N., Eichenberg, D., Bruelheide, H., Niklaus, P. A., Buscot, F., Gutknecht, J. L. M.

(2017): Leaf litter diversity alters microbial activity, microbial abundances, and nutrient cycling in a subtropical forest ecosystem. Biogeochemistry 134(1), 163-81

Purahong, W., Pietsch, K. A., Lentendu, G., Schöps, R., Bruelheide, H., Wirth, C., Buscot, F., Wubet, T.

(2017): Characterization of Unexplored Deadwood Mycobiome in Highly Diverse Subtropical Forests Using Culture-independent Molecular Technique. Frontiers in Microbiology 8(574)

Ratcliffe, S., Wirth, C., Jucker, T., van der Plas, F., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Allan, E., Benavides, R., Bruelheide, H., Ohse, B., Paquette, A., Ampoorter, E., Bastias, C. C., Bauhus, J., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bussotti, F., Carnol, M., Castagneyrol, B., Chećko, E., Dawud, S. M., Wandeler, H. D., Domisch, T., Finér, L., Fischer, M., Fotelli, M., Gessler, A., Granier, A., Grossiord, C., Guyot, V., Haase, J., Hättenschwiler, S., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Joly, F.-X., Kambach, S., Kolb, S., Koricheva, J., Liebersgesell, M., Milligan, H., Müller, S., Muys, B., Nguyen, D., Nock, C., Pollastrini, M., Purschke, O., et al.

(2017): Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relations in European forests depend on environmental context. Ecology Letters 20(11), 1414-26

Ristok, C., Leppert, K. N., Franke, K., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Niklaus, P. A., Wessjohann, L. A., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Leaf litter diversity positively affects the decomposition of plant polyphenols. Plant and Soil 419(1-2), 305-17

Rodríguez-Rojo, M. P., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H., Rodwell, J. S., Schaminée, J. H. J., Perrin, P. M., Kącki, Z., Willner, W., Fernández-González, F., Chytrý, M.

(2017): Diversity of lowland hay meadows and pastures in Western and Central Europe. Applied Vegetation Science 20(4), 702-19

Scholten, T., Goebes, P., Kühn, P., Seitz, S., Assmann, T., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Erfmeier, A., Fischer, M., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Ma, K., Niklaus, P. A., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Shi, X., Song, Z., von Oheimb, G., Wirth, C., Wubet, T., Schmidt, K.

(2017): On the combined effect of soil fertility and topography on tree growth in subtropical forest ecosystems—a study from SE China. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 111-27

Schuldt, A., Bruelheide, H., Buscot, F., Assmann, T., Erfmeier, A., Klein, A.-M., Ma, K., Scholten, T., Staab, M., Wirth, C., Zhang, J., Wubet, T.

(2017): Belowground top-down and aboveground bottom-up effects structure multitrophic community relationships in a biodiverse forest. Scientific Reports 7(1), 4222

Schuldt, A., Fornoff, F., Bruelheide, H., Klein, A.-M., Staab, M.

(2017): Tree species richness attenuates the positive relationship between mutualistic ant–hemipteran interactions and leaf chewer herbivory. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284(1862)

Schuldt, A., Hönig, L., Li, Y., Fichtner, A., Härdtle, W., von Oheimb, G., Welk, E., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Herbivore and pathogen effects on tree growth are additive, but mediated by tree diversity and plant traits. Ecology and Evolution 7(18), 7462-74

Sun, Z., Liu, X., Schmid, B., Bruelheide, H., Bu, W., Ma, K.

(2017): Positive effects of tree species richness on fine-root production in a subtropical forest in SE-China. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 146-57

Yang, B., Li, B., He, Y., Zhang, L., Bruelheide, H., Schuldt, A.

(2017): Tree diversity has contrasting effects on predation rates by birds and arthropods on three broadleaved, subtropical tree species. Ecological Research 33(1), 205-12

Yang, B., Li, Y., Ding, B., Both, S., Erfmeier, A., Härdtle, W., Ma, K., Schmid, B., Scholten, T., Seidler, G., von Oheimb, G., Yang, X., Bruelheide, H.

(2017): Impact of tree diversity and environmental conditions on the survival of shrub species in a forest biodiversity experiment in subtropical China. Journal of Plant Ecology 10(1), 179-89

Zhang, J., Bruelheide, H., Chen, X., Eichenberg, D., Kröber, W., Xu, X., Xu, L., Schuldt, A.

(2017): Tree diversity promotes generalist herbivore community patterns in a young subtropical forest experiment. Oecologia 183(2), 455-67

Beckmann, M., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A.

(2016): Reduced tolerance to simulated herbivory on clonal organs in alien genotypes: a multi-species experiment with native and introduced origins. Biological Invasions 18(2), 549-63

Bruelheide, H.

(2016): Cocktail clustering – a new hierarchical agglomerative algorithm for extracting species groups in vegetation databases. Journal of Vegetation Science 27(6), 1297-1307

Craven D., Isbell F., Manning P., Connolly J., Bruelheide H., Ebeling A., Roscher C., van Ruijven J., Weigelt A., Wilsey B., Beierkuhnlein C., de Luca E., Griffin J. N., Hautier Y., Hector A., Jentsch A., Kreyling J., Lanta V., Loreau M., Meyer S.T., Mori A. S., Naeem S., Palmborg C, Polley H. W., Reich P.B., Schmid B., Siebenkäs A., Seabloom E., Thakur M. P., Tilman D., Vogel A., Eisenhauer N.

(2016): Plant diversity effects on grassland productivity are robust to both nutrient enrichment and drought. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371(1694)

De Wandeler, H., Sousa-Silva, R., Ampoorter, E., Bruelheide, H., Carnol, M., Dawud, S. M., Dănilă, G., Finer, L., Hättenschwiler, S., Hermy, M., et al.

(2016): Drivers of earthworm incidence and abundance across European forests. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 99, 167-78

Engst, K., Baasch, A., Erfmeier, A., Jandt, U., May, K., Schmiede, R., Bruelheide, H.

(2016): Functional community ecology meets restoration ecology: Assessing the restoration success of alluvial floodplain meadows with functional traits. Journal of Applied Ecology 53(3), 751-64

Kambach, S., Kühn, I., Castagneyrol, B., Bruelheide, H.

(2016): The Impact of Tree Diversity on Different Aspects of Insect Herbivory along a Global Temperature Gradient - A Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE 11(11), e0165815

Korell, L., Stein, C., Hensen, I., Bruelheide, H., Suding, K. N., Auge, H.

(2016): Stronger effect of gastropods than rodents on seedling establishment, irrespective of exotic or native plant species origin. Oikos 125(10), 1467-77

Liang, J., Crowther, T. W., Picard, N., Wiser, S., Zhou, M., Alberti, G., Schulze, E.-D., McGuire, A. D., Bozzato, F., ..., Bruelheide, H., et al.

(2016): Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests. Science 354(6309)

Nguyen, D., Castagneyrol, B., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Guyot, V., Jactel, H., Jaroszewicz, B., Valladares, F., Stenlid, J., Boberg, J.

(2016): Fungal disease incidence along tree diversity gradients depends on latitude in European forests. Ecology and Evolution 6(8), 2426-38

Pei, Z. Q., Eichenberg, D., Bruelheide, H., Krober, W., Kuhn, P., Li, Y., von Oheimb, G., Purschke, O., Scholten, T., Buscot, F., Gutknecht, J. L. M.

(2016): Soil and tree species traits both shape soil microbial communities during early growth of Chinese subtropical forests. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 96, 180-90

Pollastrini, M., Holland, V., Brüggemann, W., Bruelheide, H., Dănilă, I., Jaroszewicz, B., Valladares, F., Bussotti, F.

(2016): Taxonomic and ecological relevance of the chlorophyll a fluorescence signature of tree species in mixed European forests. New Phytologist 212(1), 51-65

Schleuning, M., Fründ, J., Schweiger, O., Welk, E., Albrecht, J., Albrecht, M., Beil, M., Benadi, G., Blüthgen, N., Bruelheide, H., Böhning-Gaese, K., Dehling, D. M., Dormann, C. F., Exeler, N., Farwig, N., Harpke, A., Hickler, T., Kratochwil, A., Kuhlmann, M., Kühn, I., Michez, D., Mudri-Stojnić, S., Plein, M., Rasmont, P., Schwabe, A., Settele, J., et al.

(2016): Ecological networks are more sensitive to plant than to animal extinction under climate change. Nature Communications 7, 13965

Staab, M., Bruelheide, H., Durka, W., Michalski, S., Purschke, O., Zhu, C.-D., Klein, A.-M.

(2016): Tree phylogenetic diversity promotes host–parasitoid interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 283(1834)

van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Allan, E., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Hector, A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Barbaro, L., Bauhus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Berthold, F., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., et al.

(2016): Jack-of-all-trades effects drive biodiversity-ecosystem multifunctionality relationships in European forests. Nature Communications 7, 11109

van der Plas, F., Manning, P., Soliveres, S., Allan, E., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Zavala, M. A., Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Barbaro, L., Bauhus, J., Benavides, R., Benneter, A., Bonal, D., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., et al.

(2016): Biotic homogenization can decrease landscape-scale forest multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(13), 3557-62

Verheyen, K., Vanhellemont, M., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Baraloto, C., Barsoum, N., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Godbold, D., et al.

(2016): Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio 45(1), 29-41

Ampoorter, E., Baeten, L., Vanhellemont, M., Bruelheide, H., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Baasch, A., Erfmeier, A., Hock, M., Verheyen, K.

(2015): Disentangling tree species identity and richness effects on the herb layer: first results from a German tree diversity experiment. Journal of Vegetation Science 26(4), 742-55

Baudis, M., Premper, T., Welk, E., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): The response of three Fagus sylvatica L. provenances to water availability at different soil depths. Ecological Research 30(5), 853-65

Breitschwerdt, E., Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Do newcomers stick to the rules of the residents? Designing trait-based community assembly tests. Journal of Vegetation Science 26(2), 219-32

Eichenberg, D., Purschke, O., Ristok, C., Wessjohann, L., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Trade-offs between physical and chemical carbon-based leaf defence: of intraspecific variation and trait evolution. Journal of Ecology 103(6), 1667-79

Eichenberg, D., Trogisch, S., Huang, Y., He, J.-S., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Shifts in community leaf functional traits are related to litter decomposition along a secondary forest succession series in subtropical China. Journal of Plant Ecology 8(4), 401-10

Gao, C., Zhang, Y., Shi, N.-N., Zheng, Y., Chen, L., Wubet, T., Bruelheide, H., Both, S., Buscot, F., Ding, Q., Erfmeier, A., et al.

(2015): Community assembly of ectomycorrhizal fungi along a subtropical secondary forest succession. New Phytologist 205(2), 771-85

Gimbel, K. F., Felsmann, K., Baudis, M., Puhlmann, H., Gessler, A., Bruelheide, H., Kayler, Z., Ellerbrock, R. H., Ulrich, A., Welk, E., Weiler, M.

(2015): Drought in forest understory ecosystems - a novel rainfall reduction experiment. Biogeosciences 12(4), 961-75

Goebes, P., Bruelheide, H., Haerdtle, W., Kroeber, W., Kuehn, P., Li, Y., Seitz, S., von Oheimb, G.,  Scholten, T.

(2015): Species-Specific Effects on Throughfall Kinetic Energy in Subtropical Forest Plantations Are Related to Leaf Traits and Tree Architecture. Plos One 10(6), e0128084

Hock, M., Beckmann, M., Hofmann, R. W., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A.

(2015): Effects of UV-B radiation on germination characteristics in invasive plants in New Zealand. Neobiota 26, 21-37

Hofmann, M., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Frost hardiness of tree species is independent of phenology and macroclimatic niche. Journal of Biosciences 40(1), 147-57

Hofmann, M., Durka, W., Liesebach, M., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Intraspecific variability in frost hardiness of Fagus sylvatica L. European Journal of Forest Research 134(3), 433-41

Isbell, F., Craven, D., Connolly, J., Loreau, M., Schmid, B., Beierkuhnlein, C., Bezemer, T. M., Bonin, C., Bruelheide, H., de Luca, E., Ebeling, A., Griffin, J. N., Guo, Q., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Lanta, V., Manning, P., Meyer, S. T., Mori, A. S., Naeem, S., Niklaus, P. A., Polley, H. W., Reich, P. B., Roscher, C., Seabloom, E. W., Smith, M. D., Thakur, M. P., Tilman, D., Tracy, B. F., van der Putten, W. H., van Ruijven, J., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W. W., Wilsey, B., Eisenhauer, N.

(2015): Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes. Nature 526(7574), 574-77

Korell, L., Schmidt, R., Bruelheide, H., Hensen, I., Auge, H.

(2015): Mechanisms driving diversity-productivity relationships differ between exotic and native communities and are affected by gastropod herbivory. Oecologia 180(4), 1025-36

Kröber, W., Heklau, H., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Leaf morphology of 40 evergreen and deciduous broadleaved subtropical tree species and relationships to functional ecophysiological traits. Plant Biology 17(2), 373-83

Kröber, W., Plath, I., Heklau, H., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Relating Stomatal Conductance to Leaf Functional Traits. Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments (104), 52738

Kröber, W., Li, Y., Haerdtle, W., Ma, K., Schmid, B., Schmidt, K., Scholten, T., Seidler, G., von Oheimb, G., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Early subtropical forest growth is driven by community mean trait values and functional diversity rather than the abiotic environment. Ecology and Evolution 5(17), 3541-56

Liu, H., Bruelheide, H., Ewald, J., Chytry, M.

(2015): Temperate forests in continental East Asia. Applied Vegetation Science 18(1), 3-4

Paine, C. E. T., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C., Baruffol, M., Bourland, N., Bruelheide, H., Daïnou, K., de Gouvenain, R. C., Doucet, J.-L., et al.

(2015): Globally, functional traits are poor predictors of juvenile tree growth. Journal of Ecology 103(4), 978-89

Schuldt, A., Bruelheide, H., Härdtle, W., Assmann, T., Li, Y., Ma, K., von Oheimb, G., Zhang, J.

(2015): Early positive effects of tree species richness on herbivory in a large-scale forest biodiversity experiment influence tree growth. Journal of Ecology 103(3), 563-71

Schuldt, A., Wubet, T., Buscot, F., Staab, M., Assmann, T., Bohnke-Kammerlander, M., Both, S., Erfmeier, A., Klein, A.-M., Ma, K., Pietsch, K., Schultze, S., Wirth, C., Zhang, J., Zumstein, P., Bruelheide, H.

(2015): Multitrophic diversity in a biodiverse forest is highly nonlinear across spatial scales. Nature Communications 6, 10169

Baudis, M., Ellerbrock, R. H., Felsmann, K., Gessler, A., Gimbel, K., Kayler, Z., Puhlmann, H., Ulrich, A., Weiler, M., Welk, E., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Intraspecific differences in responses to rainshelter-induced drought and competition of Fagus sylvatica L. across Germany. Forest Ecology and Management 330, 283-93

Beckmann, M., Bruelheide, H., Erfmeier, A.

(2014): Local performance of six clonal alien species differs between native and invasive regions in Germany and New Zealand. Austral Ecology 39(4), 378-87

Beckstein, C., Böcke, r. S., Bogdan, M., Bruehlheide, H., Bücker, M. H., Denzler, J., Dittrich, P., Grosse, I., Hinneburg, A., König-Ries, B., Löffler, F., Marz, M., Müller-Hannemann, M., Winter, M., Zimmermann, W.

(2014): Explorative Analysis of Heterogeneous, Unstructured, and Uncertain Data - A Computer Science Perspective on Biodiversity Research. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Data Management Technologies and Applications , 251-57

Böhnke, M., Kröber, W., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, I.

(2014): Maintenance of constant functional diversity during secondary succession of a subtropical forest in China. Journal of Vegetation Science 25(3), 897-911

Bruelheide, H., Nadrowski, K., Assmann, T., Bauhus, J., Both, S., Buscot, F., Chen, X.-Y., Ding, B., Durka, W., Erfmeier, A., Gutknecht, J. L. M., Guo, D., Guo, L.-D., Härdtle, W., He, J.-S., Klein, A.-M., Kühn, P., Liang, Y., Liu, X., Michalski, S., Niklaus, P. A., Pei, K., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scholten, T., Schuldt, A., Seidler, G., Trogisch, S., von Oheimb, G., Welk, E., Wirth, C., Wubet, T., et al.

(2014): Designing forest biodiversity experiments: general considerations illustrated by a new large experiment in subtropical China. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(1), 74-89

Dengler, J., Bruelheide, H., Purschke, O., Chytrý, M., Jansen, F., Hennekens, S. M., Jandt, U., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Kattge, J., Pillar, V. D., Sandel, B., Winter, M., sPlot Consortium

(2014): sPlot – the new global vegetation-plot database for addressing trait-environment relationships across the world’s biomes. In: Mucina, L., Price, J.N., Kalwij, J.M. (Eds.) Biodiversity and vegetation: patterns, processes, conservation Kwongan Foundation, Perth, p. 90

Eichenberg, D., Ristok, C., Kröber, W., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Plant polyphenols – implications of different sampling, storage and sample processing in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning experiments. Chemistry and Ecology 30(7), 676-92

Grossiord, C., Granier, A., Ratcliffe, S., Bouriaud, O., Bruelheide, H., Checko, E., Forrester, D. I., Dawud, S. M., Finer, L., Pollastrini, M., et al.

(2014): Tree diversity does not always improve resistance of forest ecosystems to drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111(41), 14812-15

Hantsch, L., Bien, S., Radatz, S., Braun, U., Auge, H., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Tree diversity and the role of non-host neighbour tree species in reducing fungal pathogen infestation. Journal of Ecology 102(6), 1673-87

Hantsch, L., Braun, U., Haase, J., Purschke, O., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): No plant functional diversity effects on foliar fungal pathogens in experimental tree communities. Fungal Diversity 66(1), 139-51

Hofmann, M., Jager, M., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Relationship between frost hardiness of adults and seedlings of different tree species. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 7(5), 282-288

Kröber, W., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Transpiration and stomatal control: a cross-species study of leaf traits in 39 evergreen and deciduous broadleaved subtropical tree species. Trees 28(3), 901-14

Kröber, W., Zhang, S., Ehmig, M., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Linking Xylem Hydraulic Conductivity and Vulnerability to the Leaf Economics Spectrum-A Cross-Species Study of 39 Evergreen and Deciduous Broadleaved Subtropical Tree Species. PLoS ONE 9(11), e109211

Lang, A. C., von Oheimb, G., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Yang, B., Trogisch, S., Bruelheide, H., Ma, K., Härdtle, W., Kardol, P.

(2014): Mixed afforestation of young subtropical trees promotes nitrogen acquisition and retention. Journal of Applied Ecology 51(1), 224-33

Lang, A., Härdtle, W., Bruelheide, H., von Oheimb, G.

(2014): Local neighborhood competition following an extraordinary snow break event: implications for tree-individual growth. iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry 7(1), 19-24

Li, Y., Härdtle, W., Bruelheide, H., Nadrowski, K., Scholten, T., von Wehrden, H., von Oheimb, G.

(2014): Site and neighborhood effects on growth of tree saplings in subtropical plantations (China). Ecology and Management 327, 118-27

Nadrowski, K., Pietsch, K., Baruffol, M., Both, S., Gutknecht, J., Bruelheide, H., Heklau, H., Kahl, A., Kahl, T., Niklaus, P., Kröber, W., Liu, X., Mi, X., Michalski, S., von Oheimb, G., Purschke, O., Schmid, B., Fang, T., Welk, E., Wirth, C.

(2014): Tree Species Traits but Not Diversity Mitigate Stem Breakage in a Subtropical Forest following a Rare and Extreme Ice Storm. PLoS ONE 9(5), e96022

Pompe, S., Hanspach, J., Badeck, F. W., Klotz, S., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, I.

(2014): Using ecological and life-history characteristics for projecting species' responses to climate change. Frontiers of Biogeography 6(3), 119-31

Schuldt, A., Assmann, T., Bruelheide, H., Durka, W., Eichenberg, D., Härdtle, W., Kröber, W., Michalski, S. G., Purschke, O.

(2014): Functional and phylogenetic diversity of woody plants drive herbivory in a highly diverse forest. New Phytologist 202(3), 864-73

Schuldt, A., Baruffol, M., Bruelheide, H., Chen, S. M., Chi, X. L., Wall, M., Assmann, T.

(2014): Woody plant phylogenetic diversity mediates bottom-up control of arthropod biomass in species-rich forests. Oecologia 176(1), 171-82

Staab, M., Schuldt, A., Assmann, T., Bruelheide, H., Klein, A.-M.

(2014): Ant community structure during forest succession in a subtropical forest in South-East China. Acta Oecologica 61, 32-40

Welk, A., Welk, E., Bruelheide, H.

(2014): Biotic Interactions Overrule Plant Responses to Climate, Depending on the Species' Biogeography. PLoS ONE 9(10), e111023

Baeten, L., Verheyen, K., Wirth, C., Bruelheide, H., Bussotti, F., Finér, L., Jaroszewicz, B., Selvi, F., Valladares, F., Allan, E., Ampoorter, E., Auge, H., et al.

(2013): A novel comparative research platform designed to determine the functional significance of tree species diversity in European forests. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 15(5), 281-91

Erfmeier, A., Hantsch, L., Bruelheide, H.

(2013): The Role of Propagule Pressure, Genetic Diversity and Microsite Availability for Senecio vernalis Invasion. PLoS ONE 8(2), e57029

Hantsch, L., Braun, U., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Bruelheide, H.

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