Prof Nico Eisenhauer

Head of Research Group

Selected publications

 

Since 2007, 173 publications in international peer-reviewed journals; h-index 39 (Google Scholar, September 22, 2017, i10-index 95, citations 4812); e.g., Nature, Science, PNAS, Nature Communications, Ecology Letters, Global Change Biology, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Journal of Ecology, Ecology) see CV for complete list of publications.

Selected ones:

1. Eisenhauer N (2017) Consumers control carbon. Nature Ecology & Evolution, in press.

2. Eisenhauer N, Dobies T, Cesarz S, Hobbie SE, Meyer RJ, Worm K, Reich PB (2013) Plant diversity effects on soil food webs are stronger than those of elevated CO2 and N deposition in a long-term grassland experiment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110: 6889-6894.

3. Eisenhauer N, Cesarz S, Koller R, Worm K and Reich PB (2012) Global change below ground: impacts of elevated CO2, nitrogen and summer drought on soil food webs and biodiversity. Global Change Biology 18: 435-447.

4. Guerrero-Ramirez NR, Craven D, Reich PB, Ewel JJ, Isbell F, Koricheva J,  Parrotta JA, Auge H, Erickson HE, Forrester DI, Hector H, Joshi J, Montagnini F, Palmborg C, Piotto D, Potvin C, Roscher C, van Ruijven J, Tilman D, Wilsey B and Eisenhauer N (2017) Diversity-dependent temporal divergence of ecosystem functioning in experimental ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution, accepted.

5. Isbell F, Craven D, Connolly J, Loreau M, Schmid B, Beierkühnlein H, Bezemer TM, Bonin C, Bruelheide H, de Luca E, Ebeling A, Griffin J, Guo Q, Hautier Y, Hector A, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Lanta V, Manning P, Meyer ST, Mori AS, Naeem S, Niklaus PA, Polley HW, Reich PB, Roscher C, Seabloom EW, Smith MD, Thakur MP, Tilman D, Tracy BF, van der Putten WH, van Ruijven J, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Wilsey B and Eisenhauer N (2015) Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes. Nature 526: 574-577.

6. Lange M, Eisenhauer N, Sierra CA, Bessler H, Engels C, Griffiths RI, Mellado-Vázquez PG, Malik A, Roy J, Scheu S, Steinbeiss S, Thomson BC, Trumbore SE, Gleixner G (2015) Plant diversity drives soil carbon storage by increased soil microbial activity. Nature Communications 6: 6707.

7. Lefcheck JS, Byrnes JEK, Isbell F, Gamfeldt F, Griffin JN, Eisenhauer N, Hensel MJS, Hector A, Cardinale BJ, Duffy JE (2015) Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats. Nature Communications 6: 6936.

8. Reich PB, Tilman D, Isbell F, Mueller K, Hobbie SE, Flynn DFB and Eisenhauer N (2012) Impacts of biodiversity loss escalate through time as redundancy fades. Science 336: 589-592.

9. Scherber C, Eisenhauer N, Weisser WW, Schmid B, Voigt W, Schulze E-D, Roscher C, Weigelt A, Allan E, Beßler H, Bonkowski M, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Clement LW, Ebeling A, Engels C, Fischer M, Halle S, Kertscher I, Klein A-M, Koller R, König S, Kowalski E, Kummer V, Kuu A, Lange M, Lauterbach D, Middelhoff C, Migunova VD, Milcu A, Müller R, Partsch S, Petermann JS, Renker C, Rottstock T, Sabais ACW, Scheu S, Schumacher J, Temperton VM and Tscharnke T (2010) Bottom-up effects of plant diversity on biotic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. Nature 468: 553-556.

10. Schwarz B, Barnes AD, Thakur MP, Brose U, Ciobanu M, Reich PB, Rich RL, Rosenbaum B, Stefanski A and Eisenhauer N (2017) Warming alters energetic structure and function but not resilience of soil food webs. Nature Climate Change, accepted.

Publications

 

Papers in peer-reviewed journals (chronologically, date of acceptance)

(Google Scholar, September 22, 2017: GS H-index 39, i10-index 95, citations 4812)

 

2017

173 Hines J, Pabst S, Blumenthal DM, Cesarz S, Mueller KE and Eisenhauer N (2017) Soil-mediated effects of global change on plants communities depend on plant growth form. Ecosphere, accepted.

172 Schwarz B, Barnes AD, Thakur MP, Brose U, Ciobanu M, Reich PB, Rich RL, Rosenbaum B, Stefanski A and Eisenhauer N (2017) Warming alters energetic structure and function but not resilience of soil food webs. Nature Climate Change, accepted.

171 Eisenhauer N (2017) Consumers control carbon. Nature Ecology & Evolution, accepted.

170 Chen H, Oram NJ, Barry KE, Mommer L, van Ruijven J, de Kroon H, Ebeling A, Eisenhauer N, Fischer C, Gleixner G, Gessler A, Gonzaléz Macé O, Hacker N, Hildebrandt A, Lange M, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Scheu S, Oelmann Y, Wagg C, Wilcke W, Wirth C and Weigelt A (2017) Root chemistry and soil fauna, but not soil abiotic conditions explain the effects of plant diversity on root decomposition. Oecologia, DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3962-9.

169 Wagg C, O’Brien MJ, Vogel A, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Eisenhauer N, Schmid B and Weigelt A (2017) Variation in short-term seasonal responses to recurrent drought maintains long-term ecosystem productivity over multiple years. Ecology, accepted.

168 Klein A, Cameron EK, Heimburger B, Eisenhauer N, Scheu S and Schaefer I (2017) Changes in the genetic structure of an invasive earthworm species (Lumbricus terrestris, Lumbricidae) along an urban–rural gradient in North America. Applied Soil Ecology, accepted.

167 Eisenhauer N and Powell JR (2017) Plant trait effects on soil organisms and functions. Pedobiologia, accepted.

166 Guerrero-Ramirez NR, Craven D, Reich PB, Ewel JJ, Isbell F, Koricheva J,  Parrotta JA, Auge H, Erickson HE, Forrester DI, Hector H, Joshi J, Montagnini F, Palmborg C, Piotto D, Potvin C, Roscher C, van Ruijven J, Tilman D, Wilsey B and Eisenhauer N (2017) Diversity-dependent temporal divergence of ecosystem functioning in experimental ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution, accepted.

165 Ferlian O, Eisenhauer N, Aguirrebengoa M, Camara M, Ramirez-Rojas I, Santos F, Tanalgo K and Thakur MP (2017) Invasive earthworms erode soil biodiversity: A meta-analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology, accepeted.

164 Steinauer K, Fischer FM, Roscher C, Scheu S, Eisenhauer N (2017) Spatial plant resource acquisition traits explain plant community effects on soil microbial properties. Pedobiologia, accepted.

163 Spaak JW, Baert JM, Baird DJ, Eisenhauer N, Maltby L, Pomati F, Radchuk V, Rohr JR, van den Brink PJ, De Laender F (2017) Shifts of community composition and population density substantially affect ecosystem function despite invariant richness. Ecology Letters, accepted.

162 Patoine G, Thakur MP, Friese J, Nock C, Hönig L, Haase J, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Eisenhauer N (2017) Plant litter functional diversity effects on litter mass loss depend on the macro-detritivore community. Pedobiologia, accepted.

161 Ebeling A, Rzanny M, Lange M, Eisenhauer N, Hertzog LR, Meyer ST, Weisser WW (2017) Plant diversity induces shifts in the functional structure and diversity across trophic levels. Oikos, accepted.

160 Dietrich P, Buchmann T, Cesarz S, Eisenhauer N, Roscher C (2017) Fertilization, soil and plant community characteristics determine soil microbial activity in managed temperate grasslands. Plant and Soil, accepted.

159 Ferlian O, Wirth C, Eisenhauer N (2017) Leaf and root C-to-N ratios are poor predictors of soil microbial biomass C and activity across 32 tree species. Pedobiologia, accepted.

158 Wagg C, Ebeling A, Roscher C, Ravenek J, Bachmann D, Eisenhauer N, Mommer L, Buchmann N, Hillebrand H, Schmid B, Weisser WW (2017) Functional trait dissimilarity drives both species complementarity and competitive disparity. Functional Ecology, accepted.

157 Weisser WW, Roscher C, Meyer S, Ebeling A, Luo G, Allan E, Beßler H. Barnard R, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Engels C, Fischer C, Fischer M, Gessler A, Gleixner G, Halle S, Hildebrandt A, Hillebrand H, de Kroon H, Lange M, Leimer S, Le Roux X, Milcu A, Mommer L, Niklaus P, Oelmann Y, Proulx R, Roy J, Scherber C, Scherer-Lorenzen, Scheu S, Tscharntke T, Wachendorf M, Wagg C, Weigelt A, Wilcke W, Wirth C, Schulze E-D, Schmid B, Eisenhauer N (2017) Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: Patterns, mechanisms, and open questions. Basic and Applied Ecology, accepted.

156 Cesarz S. Ciobanu, M, Wright JW, Ebeling E, Vogel A, Weisser W, Eisenhauer N (2017) Plant species richness sustains higher trophic levels of soil nematode communitiesafter consecutive environmental perturbations. Oecologia, accepted.

155 Thakur MP, Tilman D, Purschke O, Ciobanu M, Cowles J, Isbell F, Wragg PD, Eisenhauer N (2017) Climate warming promotes species diversity but also taxonomic redundancy in complex environments. Science Advances, accepted.

154 Liu M, Xia H, Fu S, Eisenhauer N (2017) Tree diversity regulates soil respiration through accelerated tree growth in a mesocosm experiment. Pedobiologia, DOI: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2017.05.005.

153 Eisenhauer N, Antunes PM, Bennett AE, Birkhofer K, Bissett A, Bowker MA, Caruso T, Chen B, Coleman DC, de Boer W, de Ruiter P, DeLuca TH, Frati F, Griffiths BS, Hart MM, Hättenschwiler S, Haimi J, Heethoff M, Kaneko N, Kelly LC, Leinaas HP, Lindo Z, Macdonald C, Rillig MC, Ruess L, Scheu S, Schmidt O, Seastedt TR, van Straalen NM, Tiunov AV, Zimmer M, Powell JR (2017) Priorities for research in soil ecology. Pedobiologia 63: 1-7.

152 Guerrero-Ramirez NR, Eisenhauer N (2017) Trophic and non-trophic interactions influence the mechanisms underlying biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships under different abiotic conditions. Oikos, DOI: 10.1111/oik.04190.

151 Thakur MP, Künne T, Griffin JN, Eisenhauer N (2017) Warming magnifies predation and reduces prey coexistence in a model litter arthropod system. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2570.

150 Yang Y, Xi Y, Zhong X, Eisenhauer N, Sun S (2017) N addition suppresses the performance of grassland caterpillars (Gynaephora alpherakjj) by decreasing group temperature. Ecosphere 8: e01755.

149 Wu X, Cao R, Wei X, Xi X, Shi P, Eisenhauer N, Sun S (2017) Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press.

148 Shao Y, Zhang W, Eisenhauer N, Liu T, Xiong Y, Liang C, Fu S (2017) Nitrogen deposition cancels out exotic earthworm effects on plant-feeding nematode communities. Journal of Animal Ecology, in press.

147 Isbell F, Adler PR, Eisenhauer N, Fornara D, Kimmel K, Kremen C, Letourneau DK, Liebman M, Polley HW, Quijas S, Scherer-Lorenzen M (2017) Benefits of increasing plant diversity in sustainable agroecosystems. Journal of Ecology, in press.

146 Eisenhauer N, Lanoue A, Strecker T, Scheu S, Steinauer K, Thakur MP, Mommer L (2017) Root biomass and exudates link plant diversity with soil bacterial and fungal biomass. Scientific Reports 7: 44641, DOI: 10.1038/srep44641.

145 Phillips HRP, Cameron EK, Ferlian O, Türke M, Winter M, Eisenhauer N (2017) Red list of a black box. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: article no 0103, doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0103.

144 Cortois R, Veen GFC, Duyts H, Abbas M, Strecker T, Eisenhauer N, Scheu S, Gleixner G, De Deyn G, van der Putten W (2017) Possible mechanisms underlying abundance and diversity responses of nematode communities to plant diversity. Ecosphere, doi:10.1002/ecs2.1719.

143 Clause J, Forey E, Eisenhauer N, Seal CE, Soudey A, Colville L, Barot S (2017) Seed selection by earthworms: chemical seed properties matter more than morphological traits. Plant and Soil, doi:10.1007/s11104-016-3085-9.

142 Wright AJ, de Kroon H, Visser EJW, Buchmann T, Ebeling A, Eisenhauer N, Fischer C, Hildebrandt A, Ravenek J, Roscher C, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Voesenek LACJ, Mommer L (2017) Plant species are less negatively affected by flooding when growing in species-rich plant communities. New Phytologist 213: 645–656, DOI: 10.1111/nph.14185.

141 Craven D, Thakur MP, Cameron EK, Frelich LE, Beausejour R, Blair RB, Blossey B, Burtis J, Choi A, Dávalos A, Fahey TJ, Fisichelli NA, Gibson K, Handa IT, Hopfensperger K, Loss SR, Nuzzo V, Maerz JC, Sackett T, Scharenboch BC, Smith SM, Vellend M, Umek LG, Eisenhauer N (2017) The unseen invaders: introduced earthworms as drivers of change in plant communities in North American forests (a meta-analysis). Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13446.

140 Thakur MP, Reich PB, Wagg C, Fisichelli NA, Ciobanu M, Hobbie SE, Rich RL, Stefanski A, Eisenhauer N (2017) Effects of soil warming history on the performances of congeneric temperate and boreal herbaceous plant species and their associations with soil biota. Journal of Plant Ecology, doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtw066.

 

 

2016

139 Leimer S, Oelmann Y, Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Roscher C, Scheu S, Weigelt A, Wirth C, Wilcke W (2016) Mechanisms behind plant diversity effects on inorganic and organic N leaching from temperate grassland. Biogeochemistry 131: 339-353, DOI 10.1007/s10533-016-0283-8.

138 Hu J, Wei Z, Friman V-P, Gu S-H, Wang X-F, Eisenhauer N, Yang T-J, Ma J, Shen Q-R, Xu Y-C, Jousset A (2016) Probiotic diversity enhances rhizosphere microbiome function and plant disease suppression. mBio 6 e01790-16,  doi: 10.1128/mBio.01790-16.

137 Macé OG, 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, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166349.

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

135 De Laender F, Rohr JR, Ashauer R, Baird DJ, Berger U, Eisenhauer N, Grimm V, Hommen U, Maltby L, Meliàn CJ, Pomati F, Roessink I, Radchuck V, Van den Brink PJ (2016) Reintroducing environmental change drivers in biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 905-915, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.09.007.

134 Cesarz S, Craven D, Dietrich C, Eisenhauer N (2016) Effects of soil and leaf litter quality on the biomass of two engogeic earthworm species. European Journal of Soil Biology 77: 9-16.

133 Xi X, Li D, Peng Y, Eisenhauer N, Sun S (2016) Experimental warming and precipitation interactively modulate the mortality rate and timing of spring emergence of a gallmaking Tephritid fly. Scientific Reports 6: 32284.

132 Steinauer K, Chatzinotas A, Eisenhauer N (2016) Root exudate cocktails: the link between plant diversity and soil microorganisms? Ecology and Evolution 6: 7387-7396, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2454.

131 Mueller KE, Blumenthal DM, Carrillo Y, Cesarz S, Ciobanu M, Hines J, Pabst S, Pendall E, de Tomasel CM, Wall DH, Eisenhauer N (2016) Elevated CO2 and warming shift the functional composition of soil nematode communities in a semiarid grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 103: 46-51,        http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.005.

130 Jousset A, Eisenhauer N, Merker M, Mouquet N, Scheu S (2016) High functional diversity stimulates diversification in experimental microbial communities. Science Advances 2: e1600124.

129 Eisenhauer N, Barnes AD, Cesarz S, Craven D, Ferlian O, Gottschall F, Hines J, Sendek A, Siebert J, Thakur MP, Türke M (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, Doi: 10.1111/jvs.12435.

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

127 Hertzog LR, Ebeling A, Meyer ST, Wagg C, Eisenhauer N, Weisser WW (2016) High survival of ant communities to summer flooding in an European grassland. Plos One, 11: e0152777, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152777.

126 Strecker T, González Macé 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. Oikos 125: 1743-1754, Doi: 10.1111/oik.03181.

125 Latz E, Eisenhauer N, Rall BC, Scheu S, Jousset A (2016) Unravelling linkages between plant community composition and the pathogen-suppressive potential of soils. Scientific Reports 6: 23584.

124 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 Ecology 16: 19. BMC Ecology Featured Article.

123 do Couto GM, Eisenhauer N, de Oliveira EB, Cesarz S, Feliciano ALP, Marangon LC (2016) Response of soil microbial biomass and activity in early restored lands in the northeastern Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Restoration Ecology 24: 609-616, DOI: 10.1111/rec.12356.

122 Fischer FM, Wright AJ, Eisenhauer N, Ebeling A, Roscher C, Wagg C, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Pillar VD (2016) Plant species richness and functional traits affect community stability after a flood event. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150276.

121 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 JN, Hautier Y, Hector A, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Lanta V, Loreau M, Meyer ST, Mori AS, Naeem S, Palmborg C, Polley HW, Reich PB, Schmid B, Siebenkäs A, Seabloom E, Thakur MP, 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: 20150277.

120 Mariotte P, LeBayon R-C, Eisenhauer N, Guenat C, Buttler A (2016) Subordinate plat species moderate drought effects on earthworm communities in grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 96: 119-127.

119 Bohan DA, Landuyt D, Ma A, Macfadyen S, Martinet V, Massol F, McInerny G, Montoya JM, Mulder C, Pascual U, Pocock MJO, White P, Blanchemanche S, Bonkowski M, Bretagnolle V, Brönmark C, Dicks L, Dumbrell A, Eisenhauer N, Friberg N, Gessner MO, Gill RG, Gray C, Haughton A, Ibanez S, Jensen J, Jeppesen E, Jokela J, Lacroix G, Lannou C, Lavorel S, Le Galliard J-F, Lescourret F, Liu S, Loeuille N, McLaughlin O, Muggleton S, Peñuelas J, Petanidou T, Petit S, Pomati F, Raffaelli D, Rasmussen J, Raybould A, Reboud X, Richard G, Scherber C, Scheu S, Sutherland WJ, Tamaddoni-Nezhad A, ter Braak C, Termansen M, Thompson MSA, Tscharntke T, Vacher C, van der Geest H, Voigt W, Vonk JA, Zhou X, Woodward G (2016) Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 105-115.

118 Cameron E, Decaens T, Lapied E, Porco D, Eisenhauer N (2016) Earthworm databases and ecological theory: Synthesis of current initiatives and main research directions. Applied Soil Ecology 104: 85-90, doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.11.012.

117 Mueller KE, Eisenhauer N, Reich PB, Hobbie SE, Chadwick OA, Chorover J, Dobies T, Hale CM, Jagodziński AM, Kałucka I, Kasprowicz M, Kieliszewska-Rokicka B, Modrzyński J, Rożen A, Skorupski M, Sobczyk Ł, Stasińska M, Trocha LK, Weiner J, Wierzbicka A, Oleksyn J (2016) Light, earthworms, and soil resources as predictors of diversity of 10 soil invertebrate groups across monocultures of 14 tree species. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 92: 184-198.

116 Ferreira ACC, Leite LFC, de Araújo ASF, Eisenhauer N (2016) Land-use type effects on soil organic carbon and microbial properties in a semiarid region of Northeast Brazil. Land Degradation and Development 27: 171-178, DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2282.

 

2015

115 Hines J, van der Putten WH, De Deyn GB, Wagg C, Voigt W, Mulder C, Weisser WW, Engel J, Melian C, Scheu S, Birkhofer K, Ebeling A, Scherber C, Eisenhauer N (2015) Towards an integration of biodiversity–ecosystem functioning and food web theory to evaluate relationships between multiple ecosystem services. Advances in Ecological Research 53: 161-200.

114 Mulder C, Bennett EM, Bohan DA, Bonkowski M, Carpenter SR, Chalmers R, Cramer W, Durance I, Eisenhauer N, Fontaine C, Haughton AJ, Hettelingh JP, Hines J, Ibanez S, Jeppesen E, Krumins Adams J, Ma A, Mancinelli G, Massol F, McLaughlin Ó, Naeem S, Pascual U, Peñuelas J, Pettorelli N, Pocock MJO, Raffaelli D, Rasmussen JJ, Rusch GM, Scherber C, Setälä H, Sutherland WJ, Vacher C, Voigt W, Vonk JA, Wood SA, Woodward G (2015) 10 years later: revisiting priorities for science and society a decade after the Millenium Ecosystem Assessment. Advances in Ecological Research 53: 1-53.

113 Hacker N, Ebeling A, Gessler A, Gleixner G, González Macé O, de Kroon H, Lange M, Mommer L, Eisenhauer N, Ravenek J, Scheu S, Weigelt A, Wagg C, Wilcke W, Oelmann Y (2015) Plant diversity shapes microbe-rhizosphere effects on P mobilization from organic matter in soil. Ecology Letters 18: 1356-1365.

112 Huang J, Zhang W, Liu M, Eisenhauer N, Briones MJI, Shao Y, Cai X, Fu S, Xia H (2015) Different impacts of native and exotic earthworms on rhizodeposit carbon sequestration in a subtropical soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 90: 152-160.

111 Isbell F, Craven D, Connolly J, Loreau M, Schmid B, Beierkuhnlein H, Bezemer TM, Bonin C, Bruelheide H, de Luca E, Ebeling A, Griffin J, Guo Q, Hautier Y, Hector A, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Lanta V, Manning P, Meyer ST, Mori AS, Naeem S, Niklaus PA, Polley HW, Reich PB, Roscher C, Seabloom EW, Smith MD, Thakur MP, Tilman D, Tracy BF, van der Putten WH, van Ruijven J, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Wilsey B, Eisenhauer N (2015) Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes. Nature 526: 574-577.

110 Ramirez KS, Döring M, Eisenhauer N, Gardi C, Ladau J, Leff JW, Letendu G, Lindo Z, Rillig MC, Russel D, Scheu S, St. John MG, de Vries FT, Wubet T, van der Putten WH, Wall DH (2015) Toward a global platform for linking soil biodiversity data. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3: 91. 

109 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.

108 Thakur MP, Milcu A, Manning P, Niklaus PA, Roscher C, Power S, Reich PB, Scheu S, Tilman D, Ai F, Guo H, Ji R, Pierce S, Guerrero Ramirez N, Richter AN, Steinauer K, Strecker T, Vogel A, Eisenhauer N (2015) Plant diversity drives soil microbial biomass carbon in grasslands irrespective of global environmental change factors. Global Change Biology 21: 4076-4085, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13011.

107 Powell JR and Eisenhauer N (2015) Editorial: Pedobiologia in 2015: The International Year of Soils. Pedobiologia 58: 57-58, doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2015.04.001.

106 Shao Y, Bao W, Chen D, Eisenhauer N, Zhang W, Pang X, Xu G, Fu S (2015) Using structural equation modeling to test established theory and develop novel hypotheses for the structuring forces in soil food webs. Pedobiologia 58: 137-145, doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2015.06.001.

105 Thakur MP, Herrmann M, Steinauer K, Rennoch S, Cesarz S, Eisenhauer N (2015) Cascading effects of belowground predators on plant communities are density-dependent. Ecology and Evolution 5: 4300-4314, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1597. Editor’s Choice.

104 Hines J, Eisenhauer N, Drake BG (2015) Inter-annual changes in detritus-based food chains can enhance plant growth response to elevated atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology 21: 4642-4650, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12965.

103 Strecker T, Barnard RL, Niklaus PA, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Weigelt A, Scheu S, Eisenhauer N (2015) Effects of plant diversity, functional group composition, and fertilization on soil microbial properties in experimental grassland. Plos One 10(5): e0125678. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125678.

102 Eisenhauer N, Bowker MA, Grace JB, Powell JR (2015) From patterns to causal understanding: Structural equation modeling (SEM) in soil ecology. Pedobiologia 58: 65-72, doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2015.03.002.

101 Kirchberger J, Eisenhauer N, Weisser WW, Türke M (2015) Experimental evaluation of herbivory on live plant seedlings by the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris L. in the presence and absence of soil surface litter. Plos One 10(4): e0123465. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123465.

100 Thakur MP and Eisenhauer N (2015) Plant community composition determines the strength of top-down control in a soil food web motif. Scientific Reports 5: 9134.

099 Xi X, Eisenhauer N, Sun S (2015) Parasitoid wasps indirectly suppress seed production by stimulating consumption rates of their seed-feeding hosts. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84: 1103-1111, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12361.

098 Xi X, Mu J, Peng Y, Eisenhauer N, Sun S (2015) Capitulum density-dependent effects generate peak seed yield at an intermediate density of a Tibetan lotus. Journal of Plant Ecology, doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtv025.

097 Mueller KE, Hobbie SE, Chorover J, Reich PB, Eisenhauer N, Castellano MJ, Chadwick OA, Dobies T, Hale CM, Jagodziński AM, Kałucka I, Kieliszewska-Rokicka B, Modrzyński J, Rożen A, Skorupski M, Sobczyk L, Stasińska M, Trocha LK, Weiner J, Wierzbicka A, Oleksyn J (2015) Effects of litter traits, soil biota, and soil chemistry on soil carbon stocks at a common garden with 14 tree species. Biogeochemistry 123: 313-327. DOI 10.1007/s10533-015-0083-6.

096 Lefcheck JS, Byrnes JEK, Isbell F, Gamfeldt F, Griffin JN, Eisenhauer N, Hensel MJS, Hector A, Cardinale BJ, Duffy JE (2015) Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats. Nature Communications 6: 6936. doi:10.1038/ncomms7936.

095 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. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12417.

094 Lange M, Eisenhauer N, Sierra CA, Bessler H, Engels C, Griffiths RI, Mellado-Vázquez PG, Malik A, Roy J, Scheu S, Steinbeiss S, Thomson BC, Trumbore SE, Gleixner G (2015) Plant diversity drives soil carbon storage by increased soil microbial activity. Nature Communications 6: 6707.

093 Schwarz B, Dietrich C, Cesarz L, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Auge H, Schulz E, Eisenhauer N (2015) Non-significant tree diversity but significant identity effects on earthworm communities in three tree diversity experiments. European Journal of Soil Biology 67: 17-26.

092 Cesarz S, Reich PB, Scheu S, Ruess L, Schaefer M, Eisenhauer N (2015) Nematode functional guilds, not trophic groups, reflect shifts in soil food webs and processes in response to interacting global change factors. Pedobiologia 58: 23-32. doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2015.01.001.

091 Fischer C, Tischer J, Roscher C, Eisenhauer N, Ravenek J, Gleixner G, Attinger S, Jensen B, de Kroon H, Mommer L, Scheu S, Hildebrandt A (2015) Plant species diversity affects infiltration capacity in an experimental grassland through changes in soil properties. Plant and Soil 397: 1-16. doi: 10.1007/s11104-014-2373-5.

090 Wright AJ, Ebeling A, de Kroon H, Roscher C, Weigelt A, Buchmann N, Buchmann T, Fischer C, Hacker N, Hildebrandt A, Leimer S, Mommer L, Oelmann Y, Scheu S, Steinauer K, Strecker T, Weisser WW, Wilcke W, Eisenhauer N (2015) Flooding disturbances increase resource availability and productivity, but reduce stability in diverse plant communities. Nature Communications 6: 6092.

089 Schwarzmüller F, Eisenhauer N, Brose U (2015) ‘Trophic whales’ as biotic buffers: weak interactions stabilize ecosystems against nutrient enrichment. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 680-691.

088 Roth AM, Whitfeld TJS, Lodge AG, Eisenhauer N, Frelich LE, Reich PB (2015) Invasive earthworms interact with abiotic conditions to influence the invasion of common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica). Oecologia 178(1): 219-30. doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3175-4.

087 Steinauer K, Tilman D, Wragg PD, Cesarz S, Cowles JM, Pritsch K, Reich PB, Weisser WW, Eisenhauer N (2015) Plant diversity effects on soil microbial functions and enzymes are stronger than, but do not buffer, warming effects in a grassland experiment. Ecology 96: 99–112. dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0088.1.

086 Nitschke N, Wiesner K, Hilke I, Eisenhauer N, Oelmann Y, Weisser WW (2015) Increase of fast nutrient cycling in grassland microcosms through insect herbivory on plant functional group composition and species diversity. Oikos 124: 161-173, doi: 10.1111/oik.01476.

085 De Araújo ASF, Eisenhauer N, Nunes LAPL, Leite LFC, Cesarz S (2015) Soil surface-active fauna in degraded and restored lands of Northeast Brazil. Land Degradation & Development 26: 1-8. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2247.

 

2014

084 Schulze E-D, Bouriaud O, Wäldchen J, Eisenhauer N, Walentowski H, Seele C, Heinze E, Pruschitzki U, Dănilă G, Marin G, Hessenmöller D, Bouriaud L, Teodosiu M (2014) Ungulate browsing causes species loss in deciduous forests independent of community dynamics and silvicultural management in Central and Southeastern Europe. Annals of Forest Research 57: 267-288.

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

082 Eisenhauer N, Stefanski A, Fisichelli NA, Rice K, Rich R, Reich PB (2014) Warming shifts ‘worming’: effects of experimental warming on invasive earthworms in northern North America. Scientific Reports 4: 6890.

081 Cortez CT, Nunes LAPL , Rodrigues LB, Eisenhauer N, Araújo ASF (2014) Soil microbial properties in Eucalyptus grandis plantations of different ages. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 14: 734-742.

080 Araújo ASF, Borges CD, Tsai SM, Cesarz S, Eisenhauer N (2014) Soil bacterial diversity in degraded and restored lands of Northeast Brazil. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 106: 891-899.

079 Ebeling A, Meyer ST, Abbas M, Eisenhauer N, Hillebrand H, Lange M, Scherber C, Vogel A, Weigelt A, Weisser WW (2014) Plant diversity impacts decomposition and herbivory via changes in aboveground arthropods. Plos One 9: e106529.

078 Thakur MP, Berg MP, Eisenhauer N, van Langevelde F (2014) Disturbance–diversity relationships for soil fauna explained by faunal community biomass in a salt marsh. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 78: 30-37.

077 Eisenhauer N, Wirsch D, Cesarz S, Craven D, Dietrich P, Friese J, Helm J, Hines J, Schellenberg M, Scherreiks P, Schwarz B, Uhe C, Wagner K, Steinauer K (2014) Organic textile dye improves the visual assessment of the bait lamina test. Applied Soil Ecology 82: 78-81.

076 Lange M, Habekost M, Eisenhauer N, Roscher C, Bessler H, Engels C, Oelmann Y, Scheu S, Wilcke W, Schulze E-D, Gleixner G (2014) Biotic and abiotic properties mediating plant diversity effects on soil microbial communities in experimental grassland. Plos One 9: e96182.

075 Fischer C, Roscher C, Jensen B, Eisenhauer N, Baade J, Attinger S, Scheu S, Weisser WW, Schumacher J, Hildebrandt A (2014) How do earthworms, soil texture and plant composition affect infiltration along an experimental plant diversity gradient in grassland? Plos One 9: e98987. 

074 Wright AJ, Bernhardt-Römermann M, Craven D, Ebeling A, Engel J, Hines J, Eisenhauer N (2014) Local-scale changes in plant diversity: reassessments and implications for biodiversity–ecosystem function experiments. Proceedings of Peerage of Science 1: e6.

073 Thakur MP, Reich PB, Fisichelli NA, Stefanski A, Cesarz S, Dobies T, Rich R, Hobbie S, Eisenhauer N (2014) Nematode community shifts in response to experimental warming and canopy conditions are associated with plant community changes in the temperate-boreal forest ecotone. Oecologia 175: 713-723.

072 Ebeling A, Pompe S, Baade J, Eisenhauer N, Hillebrand H, Proulx R, Roscher C, Schmid B, Wirth C, Weisser WW (2014) A trait-based experimental approach to understand the mechanisms underlying biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 229-240.

071 Steinauer K, Zytynska S, Weisser WW, Eisenhauer N (2014) Changes in plant community structure and soil biota along soil nitrate gradients in two deciduous forests. Pedobiologia 57: 139-145.

070 Whitfeld TJS, Roth AM, Lodge AG, Eisenhauer N, Frelich LE, Reich PB (2014) Resident plant diversity and introduced earthworms have contrasting effects on the success of invasive plants. Biological Invasions 16: 2181-2193.

069 Powell JR, Craven D, Eisenhauer N (2014) Recent trends and future strategies in soil ecological research – integrative approaches at Pedobiologia. Pedobiologia 57: 1-3.

068 Thakur MP, Reich PB, Eddy WC, Stefanski A, Rich R, Hobbie S, Eisenhauer N (2014) Some plants like it warmer: increased growth of three selected invasive plant species in soils with history of experimental warming. Pedobiologia 57: 57-60.

067 Jousset A, Becker J, Chatterjee S, Karlovsky P, Scheu S, Eisenhauer N (2014) Biodiversity and species identity drive antifungal activity of bacterial communities. Ecology 95: 1184-1190.

066 Schlaghamerský J, Eisenhauer N, Frelich LE (2014) Earthworm invasion alters enchytraeid community composition and individual biomass in Northern Hardwood Forests of North America. Applied Soil Ecology 83: 159-169.

 

2013

065 Jousset A, Eisenhauer N, Materne E, Scheu S (2013) Evolutionary history predicts the stability of cooperation in microbial communities. Nature Communications 4: 2573.

064 De Araújo ASF, Cesarz S, Leite LFC, Daniel CB, Tsai SM, Eisenhauer N (2013) Soil microbial properties and temporal stability in degraded and restored lands of Northeast Brazil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 66: 175-181.

063 Vogel A, Fester T, Eisenhauer N, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Schmid B, Weisser WW, Weigelt A (2013) Separating drought effects from roof artifacts on ecosystem processes in a grassland drought experiment. Plos One 8(8): e70997.

062 Pérès G, Cluzeau D, Menasseri S, Soussana JF, Bessler H, Engels H, Habekost M, Gleixner G, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Scheu S, Eisenhauer N (2013) Mechanisms linking plant community properties to soil aggregate stability in an experimental grassland plant diversity gradient. Plant and Soil 373: 285-299.

061 Vogel A, Eisenhauer N, Weigelt A, Scherer-Lorenzen M (2013) Plant diversity does not buffer drought effects on early-stage mass loss rate and microbial processes. Global Change Biology 19: 2795-2803.

060 Eisenhauer N, Dobies T, Cesarz S, Hobbie SE, Meyer RJ, Worm K, Reich PB (2013) Plant diversity effects on soil food webs are stronger than those of elevated CO2 and N deposition in a long-term grassland experiment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110: 6889-6894.

059 Milcu A, Allan E, Roscher C, Jenkins T, Meyer S, Flynn D, Bessler H, Buscot F, Engels C, Gubsch M, König S, Lipowsky A, Loranger J, Renker C, Scherber C, Schmid B, Thébault E, Wubet T, Weisser WW, Scheu S, Eisenhauer N (2013) Functionally and phylogenetically diverse plant communities key to soil biota. Ecology 94: 1878-1885.

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

057 Allan E, Weisser WW, Fischer M, Schulze E-D, Weigelt A, Roscher C, Baade J, Barnard RL, Beßler H, Buchmann N, Ebeling A, Eisenhauer N, Engels C, Fergus AJF, Gleixner G, Gubsch M, Halle S, Klein AM, Kertscher I, Kuu A, Lange M, Le Roux X, Meyer S, Migunova VD, Milcu A, Niklaus PA, Oelmann Y, Pašalić E, Petermann JS, Poly F, Rottstock T, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Scheu S, Steinbeiss S, Schwichtenberg G,  Temperton V, Tscharntke T, Voigt W,  Wilcke W, Wirth C, Schmid B (2013) A comparison of the strength of biodiversity effects across multiple functions. Oecologia 173: 223-237.

056 Griffith B, Türke M, Weisser WW, Eisenhauer N (2013) Herbivore behavior in the anecic earthworm species Lumbricus terrestris L.? European Journal of Soil Biology 55: 62-65.

055 Türke M, Blattmann T, Knop E, Kindermann A, Prestele J, Marquez L, Eisenhauer N, Fischer C (2013) Weeds and endangered herbs have unforeseen dispersal helpers in the agri-environment: grastropods and earthworms. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 28: 380-383.

054 Fisichelli NA, Frelich LE, Reich PB, Eisenhauer N (2013) Linking direct and indirect pathways mediating earthworms, deer, and understory composition in Great Lakes. Biological Invasions 15: 1057-1066.

053 Eisenhauer N, Schulz W, Scheu S and Jousset A (2013) Niche dimensionality links biodiversity and invasibility of microbial communities. Functional Ecology 27: 282-288. Highlighted by Functional Ecology Spotlight (Clark 2013, Functional Ecology 27, 5-6).

 

2012

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

051 Frelich LE, Peterson RO, Dovčiak M, Reich PB, Vucetich JA and Eisenhauer N (2012) Trophic cascades, invasive species, and body-size hierarchies interactively modulate climate change responses of ecotonal temperate-boreal forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 2955-2961.

050 Sabais ACW, Eisenhauer N, König S, Renker C, Buscot F and Scheu S (2012) Soil organisms shape the competition between grassland plant species. Oecologia 170: 1021-1032.

049 Eisenhauer N, Reich PB and Isbell F (2012) Decomposer diversity and identity influence plant diversity effects on ecosystem functioning. Ecology 93: 2227-2240.

048 Eisenhauer N, Scheu S and Jousset A (2012) Bacterial diversity stabilizes community productivity. PLoS ONE 7: e.34517.

047 Reich PB, Tilman D, Isbell F, Mueller K, Hobbie SE, Flynn DFB and Eisenhauer N (2012) Impacts of biodiversity loss escalate through time as redundancy fades. Science 336: 589-592. Recommended by F1000.

046 Becker J, Eisenhauer N, Scheu S and Jousset A (2012) Increasing antagonistic interactions cause bacterial communities to collapse at high diversity. Ecology Letters 15: 468-474.

045 Rosenkranz S, Wilcke W, Eisenhauer N and Oelmann Y (2012) Net ammonification as influenced by plant diversity in experimental grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 48: 78-87.

044 Latz E, Eisenhauer N, Rall BC, Allan E, Roscher C, Scheu S and Jousset A (2012) Plant diversity improves protection against soil-borne pathogens by fostering antagonistic bacterial communities. Journal of Ecology 100: 597-604. Highlighted in The Scientist.

043 Eisenhauer N and Reich PB (2012) Above- and belowground inputs both fuel soil food webs. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 45: 156-160.

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

041 Eisenhauer N, Cesarz S, Koller R, Worm K and Reich PB (2012) Global change below ground: impacts of elevated CO2, nitrogen and summer drought on soil food webs and biodiversity. Global Change Biology 18: 435-447.

040 Eisenhauer N, Fisichelli NA, Frelich LE and Reich PB (2012) Interactive effects of global warming and ‘global worming’ on the initial establishment of native and exotic herbaceous plant species. Oikos 121: 1121-1133.

 

2011

039 Eisenhauer N, Migunova VD, Ackermann M, Ruess L and Scheu S (2011) Changes in plant species richness induce functional shifts in soil nematode communities in experimental grassland. PLoS ONE 6: e24087.

038 Eisenhauer N, Schlaghamerský J, Reich PB and Frelich LE (2011) The wave towards a new steady state: effects of earthworm invasion on soil microbial functions. Biological Invasions 13: 2191-2196.

037 Butenschoen O, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2011) Interactive effects of warming, soil humidity and plant diversity on litter decomposition and microbial functioning. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 1902-1907.

036 Eisenhauer N, Sabais ACW and Scheu S (2011) Collembola species composition and diversity effects on ecosystem functioning vary with plant functional group. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 1697-1704.

035 Forey E, Barot S, Decaëns T, Langlois E, Laossi K-L, Margerie P, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2011) Importance of earthworm–seed interactions for the structure and composition of plant communities: a review. Acta Oecologica 37: 594-603.

034 Jousset A, Schmid B, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2011) Genotypic richness and dissimilarity opposingly affect ecosystem functioning. Ecology Letters 14: 537-545.

033 Sabais ACW, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2011) Plant species richness drives the density and diversity of Collembola in temperate grassland. Acta Oecologica 37: 195-202.

032 Jousset A, Schulz W, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2011) Intraspecific genotypic richness and relatedness predict the invasibility of microbial communities. ISME Journal 5: 1108-1114. Research highlight in Nature Reviews Microbiology 9: 312-313; Highlighted in The Scientist.

031 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Allan E, Nitschke N, Scherber C, Temperton V, Weigelt A, Weisser WW and Scheu S (2011) Impact of above- and below-ground invertebrates on temporal and spatial stability of grassland of different diversity. Journal of Ecology 99: 572-582.

030 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Sabais ACW, Bessler H, Brenner J, Engels C, Klarner B, Maraun M, Partsch S, Roscher C, Schonert F, Temperton V, Thomisch K, Weigelt A, Weisser WW and Scheu S (2011) Plant diversity surpasses plant functional groups and plant productivity as driver of soil biota in the long term. PLoS ONE 6: e16055.

029 Eisenhauer N, Yee K, Johnson EA, Maraun M, Parkinson D, Straube D and Scheu S (2011) Positive relationship between herbaceous layer diversity and the performance of soil biota in a temperate forest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 462-465.

028 Eisenhauer N and Schädler M (2011) Inconsistent impacts of decomposer diversity on the stability of aboveground and belowground ecosystem functions. Oecologia 165: 403-415.

 

2010

027 Proulx R, Wirth C, Voigt W, Weigelt A, Roscher C, Attinger S, Baade J, Barnard RL, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Eisenhauer N, Fischer M, Gleixner G, Halle S, Hildebrandt A, Kowalski E, Kuu A, Lange M, Milcu A, Niklaus PA, Oelmann Y, Rosenkranz S, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Scheu S, Schulze E-D, Schumacher J, Schwichtenberg G, Soussana J-F, Temperton V, Weisser WW, Wilcke W and Schmid B (2010) Diversity promotes temporal stability across levels of ecosystem organization in experimental grasslands. PLoS ONE 5: e13382.

026 Scherber C, Eisenhauer N, Weisser WW, Schmid B, Voigt W, Schulze E-D, Roscher C, Weigelt A, Allan E, Beßler H, Bonkowski M, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Clement LW, Ebeling A, Engels C, Fischer M, Halle S, Kertscher I, Klein A-M, Koller R, König S, Kowalski E, Kummer V, Kuu A, Lange M, Lauterbach D, Middelhoff C, Migunova VD, Milcu A, Müller R, Partsch S, Petermann JS, Renker C, Rottstock T, Sabais ACW, Scheu S, Schumacher J, Temperton VM and Tscharnke T (2010) Bottom-up effects of plant diversity on biotic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. Nature 468: 553-556. Recommended by F1000.

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

024 Eisenhauer N, Ackermann M, Gass S, Klier M, Migunova VD, Nitschke N, Ruess L, Sabais A, Weisser WW and Scheu S (2010) Nematicide impacts on nematodes and feedbacks on plant productivity in a plant diversity gradient. Acta Oecologica 36: 477-483.

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

022 Eisenhauer N (2010) The action of an animal ecosystem engineer: Identification of the main mechanisms of earthworm impacts on soil microarthropods. Pedobiologia 53: 343-352.

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

020 Eisenhauer N, Butenschoen O, Radsick S and Scheu S (2010) Earthworms as seedling predators: Importance of seeds and seedlings for earthworm nutrition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 1245-1252. Highlighted in BBC News, BBC Magazine, and Spektrum der Wissenschaft.

019 Scherber C, Mwangi P, Schmitz M, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Bessler H, Engels C, Eisenhauer N, Migunova V, Scheu S, Weisser WW, Schulze E-D and Schmid B (2010) Biodiversity and belowground interactions mediate community invasion resistance against a tall herb invader. Journal of Plant Ecology 3: 99-108.

018 Eisenhauer N, Bessler H, Engels C, Gleixner G, Habekost M, Milcu A, Partsch S, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Steinbeiss S, Weigelt A, Weisser WW and Scheu S (2010) Plant diversity effects on soil microorganisms support the singular hypothesis. Ecology 91: 485-496.

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

016 Fründ H-C, Butt K, Capowiez Y, Eisenhauer N, Emmerling C, Ernst G, Potthoff M, Schädler M and Schrader S (2010) Using earthworms as model organisms in the laborytory: Recommendations for experimental implementations. Pedobiologia 53: 119-125.

 

2009

015 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Sabais ACW, Bessler H, Weigelt A, Engels C and Scheu S (2009) Plant community impacts on the structure of earthworm communities depend on season and change with time. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41: 2430-2443.

014 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Sabais ACW and Scheu S (2009) Earthworms enhance plant regrowth in a grassland plant diversity gradient. European Journal of Soil Biology 45: 455-458.

013 Eisenhauer N, Straube S, Johnson EA, Parkinson D and Scheu S (2009) Exotic ecosystem engineers change the emergence of plants from the seed bank of a deciduous forest. Ecosystems 12: 1008-1016.

012 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Nitschke N, Sabais ACW, Scherber C and Scheu S (2009) Earthworm and belowground competition effects on plant productivity in a plant diversity gradient. Oecologia 161: 291-301.

011 Straube D, Johnson EA, Parkinson D, Scheu S and Eisenhauer N (2009) Nonlinearity of effects of invasive ecosystem engineers on abiotic soil properties and soil biota. Oikos 118: 885-896.

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

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

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

 

2008

007 Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Sabais ACW and Scheu S (2008) Animal ecosystem engineers modulate the diversity-invasibility relationship. PLoS ONE 3: e3489.

006 Eisenhauer N and Scheu S (2008) Earthworms as drivers of the competition between grasses and legumes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40: 2650-2659. Recommended by F1000.

005 Habekost M, Eisenhauer N, Scheu S, Steinbeiss S, Weigelt A and 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.

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

003 Eisenhauer N, Straube D and Scheu S (2008) 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.

002 Eisenhauer N, Marhan S and Scheu S (2008) 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.

 

2007

001 Eisenhauer N, Partsch S, Parkinson D and Scheu S (2007) Invasion of a deciduous forest by earthworms: Changes in soil chemistry, microflora, microarthropods and vegetation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39: 1099-1110.

Prizes and awards

 

  • 2016: ERC Starting Grant by the European Research Council
  • 2014: Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Preis by the German Research Foundation
  • 2012: Emmy-Noether scholarship by the German Research Foundation
  • 2010: Postdoc research scholarship by the German Research Foundation
  • 2004: Research scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service

Memberships

 

  • Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)
  • Ecological Society of America (ESA)
  • Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)
  • German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

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  • since 2014: Editor-in-Chief at Pedobiologia
  • 2012 - 2013: Subject Editor at Plant and Soil
  • 2011 - 2013: Subject Editor at Biodiversity and Conservation

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