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BEF-China Publications

Till 2015

  1. Todt B, et al. (2015) Use of near-infrared spectroscopy to assess phosphorus fractions of different plant availability in forest soils. Biogeosciences Discussions 12(1):555-592.
  2. Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, & Klein A-M (2015) Observational natural history and morphological taxonomy are indispensable for future challenges in biodiversity and conservation. Communicative & Integrative Biology 8(1):e992745.
  3. Seitz S, et al. (2015) The influence of leaf litter diversity and soil fauna on initial soil erosion in subtropical forests. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
  4. Seitz S, et al. (2015) Tree species identity and functional traits but not species richness affect interrill erosion processes in young subtropical forests.
  5. Schuldt A & Staab M (2015) Tree Species Richness Strengthens Relationships between Ants and the Functional Composition of Spider Assemblages in a Highly Diverse Forest. Biotropica 47(3):339-346.
  6. Schuldt A, et al. (2015) Early positive effects of tree species richness on herbivory in a large-scale forest biodiversity experiment influence tree growth. J Ecol 103(3):563-571.
  7. Pfaff CT, et al. (2015) rBEFdata: documenting data exchange and analysis for a collaborative data management platform. Ecology and Evolution 5(14):2890-2897.
  8. Kröber W, et al. (2015) Early subtropical forest growth is driven by community mean trait values and functional diversity rather than the abiotic environment. Ecology and Evolution:n/a-n/a.
  9. Kröber W, Heklau H, & Brülheide H (2015) Leaf morphology of 40 evergreen and deciduous broadleaved subtropical tree species and relationships to functional ecophysiological traits. Plant Biology 17(2):373-383.
  10. Goebes P, et al. (2015) Throughfall kinetic energy in young subtropical forests: Investigation on tree species richness effects and spatial variability. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213:148-159.
  11. Goebes P, et al. (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.
  12. Staab M, Schuldt A, Assmann T, & Klein A-M (2014) Tree diversity promotes predator but not omnivore ants in a subtropical Chinese forest. Ecological Entomology 39(5):637-647.
  13. Staab M, Schuldt A, Assmann T, Bfuelheide H, & Klein AM (2014) Ant community structure during forest succession in a subtropical forest in South-East China. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology 61:32-40.
  14. Staab M (2014) The first observation of honeydew foraging in army ants since 1933: Aenictus hodgsoni Forel, 1901 tending Eutrichosiphum heterotrichum (Raychaudhuri, 1956) in Southeast China. Asian Myrmecology 6:115-117.
  15. Staab M (2014) A new species of the Aenictus wroughtonii group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from South-East China. Zookeys (391):65-73.
  16. Shi M-M, Michalski SG, Welk E, Chen X-Y, & Durka W (2014) Phylogeography of a widespread Asian subtropical tree: genetic east–west differentiation and climate envelope modelling suggest multiple glacial refugia. Journal of Biogeography:n/a-n/a.
  17. Schuldt A, et al. (2014) Tree diversity promotes functional dissimilarity and maintains functional richness despite species loss in predator assemblages. Oecologia 174(2):533-543.
  18. Schuldt A, et al. (2014) Woody plant phylogenetic diversity mediates bottom-up control of arthropod biomass in species-rich forests. Oecologia 176(1):171-182.
  19. Schuldt A, et al. (2014) Functional and phylogenetic diversity of woody plants drive herbivory in a highly diverse forest. New Phytol 202(3):864-873.
  20. Li Y, Hess C, Wehrden H, Härdtle W, & Oheimb G (2014) Assessing tree dendrometrics in young regenerating plantations using terrestrial laser scanning. Annals of Forest Science 71(4):453-462.
  21. Li Y, et al. (2014) Site and neighborhood effects on growth of tree saplings in subtropical plantations (China). Forest Ecol Manag 327:118-127.
  22. Lang AC, et al. (2014) Mixed afforestation of young subtropical trees promotes nitrogen acquisition and retention. Journal of Applied Ecology 51(1):224-233.
  23. Lang A, Härdtle W, Bruelheide H, & von Oheimb G (2014) Local neighborhood competition following an extraordinary snow break event: implications for tree-individual growth. Local neighborhood competition following an extraordinary snow break event: implications for tree-individual growth iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry 7(1):19-24.
  24. Kroeber 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).
  25. Kroeber 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-Struct Funct 28(3):901-914.
  26. Gao C, et al. (2014) REPLY Host plant richness explains diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi: Response to the comment of Tedersoo et al. (2014). Mol Ecol 23(5):996-999.
  27. Bu W, Zang R, & Ding Y (2014) Field observed relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning during secondary succession in a tropical lowland rainforest. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology 55:1-7.
  28. Bruelheide H, 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.
  29. Böhnke M, Kröber W, Welk E, Wirth C, & Bruelheide H (2014) Maintenance of constant functional diversity during secondary succession of a subtropical forest in China. Journal of Vegetation Science 25(3):897-911.
  30. Boehnke M, Kroeber W, Welk E, Wirth C, & Bruelheide H (2014) Maintenance of constant functional diversity during secondary succession of a subtropical forest in China. Journal of Vegetation Science 25(3):897-911.
  31. Yuewei Tong WX, Zhengwen Wang, Walter Durka, Markus Fischer (2013) Effects of topography, neighboring plants and size-dependence of Machillus thunbergii on sapling growth and survivorship. Biodiversity Science 21(3): 269-277.
  32. Yang X, et al. (2013) Establishment success in a forest biodiversity and ecosystem functioning experiment in subtropical China (BEF-China). Eur J Forest Res:1-14.
  33. Wu YT, et al. (2013) Forest Age and Plant Species Composition Determine the Soil Fungal Community Composition in a Chinese Subtropical Forest. Plos One 8(6).
  34. Schuldt A, et al. (2013) Tree diversity promotes functional dissimilarity and maintains functional richness despite species loss in predator assemblages. Oecologia:1-11.
  35. Schuldt A, Assmann T, & Schaefer M (2013) Scale-dependent diversity patterns affect spider assemblages of two contrasting forest ecosystems. Acta Oecologica 49(0):17-22.
  36. Nadrowski K, et al. (2013) Harmonizing, annotating and sharing data in biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(2):201-205.
  37. Ma Y, et al. (2013) Effect of clear-cutting silviculture on soil respiration in a subtropical forest of China. Journal of Plant Ecology 6(5):335-348.
  38. Li Ning XW, Jiangshan Lai, Bo Yang, Dunmei Lin, Keping Ma (2013) The coarse root biomass of eight common tree species in subtropical evergreen forest. Chinese Science Bulletin 58(4): 329-335.
  39. Geissler C, et al. (2013) Kinetic Energy of Throughfall in Subtropical Forests of SE China – Effects of Tree Canopy Structure, Functional Traits, and Biodiversity. Plos One 8(2).
  40. Gao C, et al. (2013) Host plant genus-level diversity is the best predictor of ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity in a Chinese subtropical forest. Mol Ecol 22(12):3403-3414.
  41. Bohnke M & Bruelheide H (2013) How do evergreen and deciduous species respond to shade?-Tolerance and plasticity of subtropical tree and shrub species of South-East China. Environmental and Experimental Botany 87:179-190.
  42. Barrufol M, et al. (2013) Biodiversity Promotes Tree Growth during Succession in Subtropical Forest. Plos One 8(11).
  43. Zeng XQ, Michalski SG, Fischer M, & Durka W (2012) Species diversity and population density affect genetic structure and gene dispersal in a subtropical understory shrub. Journal of Plant Ecology 5(3):270-278.
  44. Wu Y, et al. (2012) Relationships Between Soil Microorganisms, Plant Communities, and Soil Characteristics in Chinese Subtropical Forests. Ecosystems 15(4):624-636.
  45. Schuldt A, Bruelheide H, Härdtle W, & Assmann T (2012) Predator Assemblage Structure and Temporal Variability of Species Richness and Abundance in Forests of High Tree Diversity. Biotropica:n/a-n/a.
  46. Schuldt A, et al. (2012) Plant traits affecting herbivory on tree recruits in highly diverse subtropical forests. Ecology Letters 15(7):732-739.
  47. Lang AC, et al. (2012) Horizontal, but not vertical canopy structure is related to stand functional diversity in a subtropical slope forest. Ecol Res 27(1):181-189.
  48. Lang AC, et al. (2012) Mechanisms promoting tree species co-existence: Experimental evidence with saplings of subtropical forest ecosystems of China. Journal of Vegetation Science 23(5):837-846.
  49. Kröber W, Böhnke M, Welk E, Wirth C, & Bruelheide H (2012) Leaf Trait-Environment Relationships in a Subtropical Broadleaved Forest in South-East China. Plos One 7(4):e35742.
  50. Geißler C, et al. (2012) Impact of tree saplings on the kinetic energy of rainfall—The importance of stand density, species identity and tree architecture in subtropical forests in China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 156(0):31-40.
  51. Geißler C, et al. (2012) Splash erosion potential under tree canopies in subtropical SE China. Catena 91(0):85-93.
  52. Both S, Fang, T., Baruffol, M., Schmid, B., Bruelheide, H. and Erfmeier, A. (2012) Effects of tree sapling diversity and nutrient addition on herb-layer invasibility in communities of subtropical species. Open Journal of Ecology 2:1-11.
  53. Bohnke M, Kreissig N, Krober W, Fang T, & Bruelheide H (2012) Wood trait-environment relationships in a secondary forest succession in South-East China. Trees-Struct Funct 26(2):641-651.
  54. Bachmann D, et al. (2012) Functional trait similarity of native and invasive herb species in subtropical China—Environment-specific differences are the key. Environmental and Experimental Botany 83(0):82-92.
  55. von Oheimb G, et al. (2011) Individual-tree radial growth in a subtropical broad-leaved forest: The role of local neighbourhood competition. Forest Ecol Manag 261(3):499-507.
  56. Shi MM, Michalski SG, Chen XY, & Durka W (2011) Isolation by Elevation: Genetic Structure at Neutral and Putatively Non-Neutral Loci in a Dominant Tree of Subtropical Forests, Castanopsis eyrei. Plos One 6(6).
  57. Schuldt A, et al. (2011) Predator Diversity and Abundance Provide Little Support for the Enemies Hypothesis in Forests of High Tree Diversity. Plos One 6(7).
  58. Scholten T, Geissler C, Goc J, Kuhn P, & Wiegand C (2011) A new splash cup to measure the kinetic energy of rainfall. J Plant Nutr Soil Sc 174(4):596-601.
  59. Bruelheide H, et al. (2011) Community assembly during secondary forest succession in a Chinese subtropical forest. Ecol Monogr 81(1):25-41.
  60. Both S, et al. (2011) Lack of tree layer control on herb layer characteristics in a subtropical forest, China. Journal of Vegetation Science 22(6):1120-1131.
  61. Schuldt A, et al. (2010) Tree diversity promotes insect herbivory in subtropical forests of south-east China. J Ecol 98(4):917-926.
  62. Lang AC, et al. (2010) Tree morphology responds to neighbourhood competition and slope in species-rich forests of subtropical China. Forest Ecol Manag 260(10):1708-1715.
  63. Geissler C, Kuhn P, Shi XZ, & Scholten T (2010) Estimation of throughfall erosivity in a highly diverse forest ecosystem using sand-filled splash cups. J Earth Sci-China 21(6):897-900.
  64. Schuldt A, Wang ZH, Zhou HZ, & Assmann T (2009) Integrating highly diverse invertebrates into broad-scale analyses of cross-taxon congruence across the Palaearctic. Ecography 32(6):1019-1030.